paramedic

  1. SWMOEMT

    EMSA Oklahoma City

    I have a few questions for current EMSA employees. I posted a thread in the training forum and didn't receive any reply's but have since talked with a recruiter and had some of my questions answered. I am considering working as a basic for EMSA while in paramedic school and was wondering how...
  2. S

    NC EMS jobs for out of state medics

    Hello, I'm a paramedic in Virginia looking to relocate to North Carolina. I've searched these forums and found some great information, but I have a few questions left unanswered that hopefully some NC EMS folks can help me out with. I've noticed most agencies list "NC State certification"...
  3. cointosser13

    Stat Medevac

    I'm looking into maybe getting employed with Stat Medevac as a Paramedic in 3 years or so. When I looked at the requirements, it said you need the required certs, which I have all of them, and three years of critical care and/or emergency department. I have 1 year of emergency department...
  4. weezeehamilton

    NREMT-P psychomotor

    Any suggestions on how to study for this? Or is it just memorizing and practicing the skills over and over??
  5. weezeehamilton

    EMT-P Data Dumping

    Hello all, Ill be taking my NREMT-P test for the SECOND time on Monday. For those who have done a data dump right before starting the test (wrote down formulas, equations, charts etc). What would you suggest that i write down so I dont have to worry about it later?
  6. L

    Careers at LifeLine Ambulance- EMT and Paramedic- $2,500 Sign on Bonus

    Seeking EMTs and Paramedics to work full time shifts. We offer medical , dental, vision and life insurance benefits as well as a call bonus. LifeLine Ambulance is currently offering a $2,500 sign - on bonus to full time applicants that accept a job offer before May 30, 2016. Need more info...
  7. A

    Please help! New to EMS with questions regarding tactical medicine

    Hello, my name is Austin, 21, and I am a new EMS student from Virginia. I wanted to know if anybody had any advice or knowledge in the field of tactical medicine or the like? I had originally attended college in hopes of earning my degree in biology and joining the military afterwards...
  8. afrench18

    Washington State ED Paramedics?

    I'm curious if any WA paramedics know why hospitals in WA (or at least in King County) do not hire Paramedics to work in EDs. Is this a Washington DOH thing or Hospital thing? It's been a total buzz kill working as a CNA while my Paramedic skills slowly fade out... I would love to be more...
  9. emjohnson0516

    AMR San Diego questions!

    Hey ya'll! I have been living in SD for a little over a year (originally from FL) and finally did the paperwork to get my paramedic license here. I applied for a part time medic position at AMR but its starting to cost me a pretty penny and I don't even have an interview. I received an email...
  10. J

    American to Australia?????

    So, I am currently a student in Colorado, and I (like everyone else in america) am wanting to become a paramedic. I have just graduated from Fire Academy I, and was about to enroll into EMT-B, but was not sure if I should wait and just do it in AU? I have tried to research everything I can and...
  11. A

    Paramedics working abroad

    Does anybody know what international systems will accept NREMT-P? I know Saudi has medics but after spending some time in Europe I would love to work there. Any info is appreciated.
  12. Matt Calhoun

    What is the "EMS Killer App"?

    As an EMS professional, what is the killer app you'd like to see running on your smartphone that would make your job much easier to do?
  13. bcemr

    NREMT Paramedic Questions

    Hey all, I have a few questions that I was hoping you may be able to assist me with. I am going to be writing my Paramedic soon in TX. The part that I am most unsure about is the Psychomotor because my training was in Canada and I am sure there are differences in expectations and training...
  14. MarilynEagle

    Almost EMT-B Looking for Paramedic Associates Degree Program

    I am enrolled in an EMT-B course right now and I'm going to finish it in the end of May. I am 17 (will be 18 the end of August) and a junior in high school right now. I was conveniently not informed until today during class by one of the instructors that I won't be able to work with their EMS...
  15. Reuben De La O

    NYFD or Chicago FD?

    Hi everyone, I just obtained my EMT License in Iowa and I'm working toward my Paramedic next fall. I will have my paramedic diploma next year and I'll have my AAS in paramedic in 2018. I'm looking at different places to work and these two had came up. I just have a couple questions about both...
  16. C

    How will traffic incidents hurt me?

    I'm going to be starting an EMT program in the fall, and here's what I'm worried about: -About two months after I got my license (16 y/o), I got in a car accident at a 4 way intersection that had no stop lights or stop signs. Later, after the accident, the city put up stop signs :P. Despite the...
  17. C

    CE/Teaching

    Does anyone from Colorado (or who knows the Colorado requirements well) tell me about where/how continuing education works? I found this list of requirements if that helps: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/EMTS_Continuing-Education-Guidelines.pdf Also, as I go through school...
  18. SAREMT

    Just Applied To AMR Palm Springs

    Hey guys, I'm new to the forum (first post). I'm fresh out of EMT school about two months ago, and I just applied to AMR Palm Springs. I have some pretty extensive paid wilderness search/rescue and medical first responder experience with CA State Parks (still currently working with them). Any...
  19. MarilynEagle

    High School Classes for Paramedic School? (URGENT)

    I am a junior in high school right now and I am taking an EMT-B class through a local education program. After high school my goal is to attend paramedic school and get an associates degree. My current GPA is about 2.95 and I've taken all of the core classes required so far (biology, sociology...
  20. R

    A-Fib's Biochemical Origins

    I'm a paramedic student. I'll explain the patient which inspired this question, then I'll summarize my question. Patient: During an ER clinical, a middle-aged hypotensive pt (70/32 BP) previously diagnosed with A-Fib with RVR presented with a strongly fluctuating heart rate. This pt's heart...

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