Orange County and SE LA County - Paramedic Private Ambulance

Jim37F

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Even if it is a nurse running things I would be interested in companies that do critical care transport as well.
I can't answer your other questions, but I will say that unless things have changed (and it has been many moons since I was working on a PRN Ambulance CCT unit), but from what I saw and experienced, LA/OC private ambulance CCT units are 1 Nurse, and 2 EMTs, not medics
 

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I can't answer your other questions, but I will say that unless things have changed (and it has been many moons since I was working on a PRN Ambulance CCT unit), but from what I saw and experienced, LA/OC private ambulance CCT units are 1 Nurse, and 2 EMTs, not medics
Yep. Same for me, but this was many more moons ago at Bowers. It was 2 EMTs plus an RN, RT or MD. Never a medic.
 

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At lynch we all get trained on pumps, but we don’t titrate. So far most calls that have pumps tend to be heparin drips that we set to hospitals pre set rate. As for vent calls, we do use ventilators but does require additional class that they have periodically. Typically those calls are medic/medic or occasionally medic/EMT. I think there is normally two vent units on per day
 

DesertMedic66

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At lynch we all get trained on pumps, but we don’t titrate. So far most calls that have pumps tend to be heparin drips that we set to hospitals pre set rate. As for vent calls, we do use ventilators but does require additional class that they have periodically. Typically those calls are medic/medic or occasionally medic/EMT. I think there is normally two vent units on per day
For your vented patients are you guys transporting patients who need sedation infusions (Versed, Propofol, etc) or the long term SNF patients who don’t need any sort of sedation?
 

Jn1232th

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For your vented patients are you guys transporting patients who need sedation infusions (Versed, Propofol, etc) or the long term SNF patients who don’t need any sort of sedation?
really depends. Typically it’s more of the SNF patient. They do transport Re-triage type calls as well with RSI on board. as for sedation we can transport benzodiazepine infusions. No propofol or paralytics. Then if needed can give verses for sedation In standing orders
 

Mitchellmvhs

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I work for Doctors Ambulance in OC, we’re owned by AMR but we only do CCT with nurses. Only time I’ve had medics on board were 911, but they were fire or I had a medic and RN for a covid transport, but they were a flight team when we picked up PT from airport
 

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