Hello and thanks for the info. It's been a year since I posted this, but I was wondering if skipping ahead in a school still stood if I have my EMT-B. How much time would I have remaing in a school?If you have your EMT, you can skip the first phase of corpsman A-school.
68W and corpsman are very different. As a corpsman, you have the opportunity to go to C-schools and get your RRT, MLT, X-ray, etc. And you could be working anywhere from a ship, hospital, clinic, or infantry. I went to field medical training battalion and got my 8404 and worked with the marines.
Don't trust a word that a recruiter says to you. Let me know if you want any more info.
The difference isn’t that significant from what some of the 68ws who I work with have told me.Hello and thanks for the info. It's been a year since I posted this, but I was wondering if skipping ahead in a school still stood if I have my EMT-B. How much time would I have remaing in a school?
Hey thanks for the support and replies, if you could look into the current timeline as discussed that would be greatly appreciated.For the Air Force and Navy it knocks off about 8 weeks of the 16ish week phase 1 program. That was back in 2014 when I went through. I am still a AD AF paramedic in the ER and I can ask a couple of the newer medics that just graduated or the phase two students. I'm on nights right now so it may be a lil bit before I can get back to you.
Thanks for the input, its greatly appreciated.The Army timeline is this, 8 weeks of an NREMT-B accredited class followed by the NREMT-B written and psychomotor exam. You have to pass the NREMT-B to progress. After that it's 8 weeks of tactical medicine with splashes of clinical medicine here and there but the emphasis is TCCC medicine. One of my old platoon Sergeants is an instructor there now for the second half. Most people that fail fail because they can't pass the NREMT-B exam.