Age when you joined EMS

Sasha

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I was 40. I've been at it since feb of this year.
I was just about to turn 19 when I started EMT. Now Im 20, Ill be done with Medic in March.
 

akflightmedic

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I was 17, became a paid EMT for the county shortly after 18th birthday. Immediately went to paramedic school, became a paid medic for the county when I was 19.

Been a medic now since 1995, so I have been doing this EMS stuff for about 16 years.
 

ffemt8978

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30, been doing it for 9 years.
 

imurphy

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16 when I started vols in 1996. Mistakenly thought I'd stay being an IT Engineer. Then when I was 21 I moved to paid EMS.
 

reaper

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Started at 18, Been in it now for 19 years. (Dang, that is getting up there in years)
 

piranah

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started my emt when i was 17..got my ticket and started paid and vollie along with medic school...now im 19 and im done with medic school in a week
 

el Murpharino

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I was 20 when I took my Basic EMT class...was 22 when I started paramedic school (I was 23 when I finished).
 

Scout

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10, started at a vol group in my community doign first aid classes and the occasional match and stuff.


Do we get a prise for oldest and youngest, maybe recognition of self pitty?
 

Ridryder911

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Moses and I were in Medical Explorers together and I started working full time in ER when I was 14, he went on to another career. You add the math.....


R/r 911
 

NJN

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Started at 15, been at it a year and a half.
 

karaya

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Seventeen for me. That was 33 years ago.

Ray
 

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