"Hi, its very interesting topic and it happens frequently in pre-hospial care environment.Yes, as Roger i agree with you safety first but doing what is necessary in this incident has not been applied.The ethical and moral duty was not considered by…"
"I think everyone has answered this question very well, Pain management is the a big topic that could cover a day long seminar if not longer. Stoicism of elderly people can be misleading, we as care providers have to not just ask the OPQRST…"
"If you keep on gathering more and more pieces of abstract information without putting them together in an actual tangible physical way, you end up with a lot of confusion and no motor skills. In California, EMTs on BLS rigs don't get much…"
"Former Army Nurse Corps Major unmasks Ugly American from North Carolina and Medical Fraud at Bagram Airbase see my you-tube video. This is especially for medical types or just concerned Americans http://youtu.be/jj1H1Q31NaA
Thanks Major Mike…"
"Dorian, as a retired Fire Engineer/Paramedic I am qualified to issue an opinion, what those firefighters did was reprehensible we are sworn to protect Life first, property, environment. So in answer to your question YES, as firefighters we are…"
"Hard to say. In a recent event not too far from here AMR was attacked by a city council member for posting and not going into a shooting scene until law enforcement secured it. His argument was that the medics from AMR were contracted to the…"
Recently in my area, a situation arose wherein the local Alameda City Fire department and Police department did not provide rescue and aid to a mentally ill citizen that committed suicide by drowning himself in the San Francisco Bay. The man had attempted suicide in a similar manner before and was prevented. The man was large, 6'+ and >200lbs and had waded out onto a long sandbar in the San Francisco Bay. He stood there in 60 degree water for over an hour while police and firefighters…See More
"This is a topic that has been debated for many years as well as many states recommending 6 months to one year experience. My first question is how do you measure experience as an EMT before entering a paramedic program? If the paramedic program does…"
"I'll also put forth that, while, EMT experience can help with the clinical aspect (more supervised clinical time during paramedic school would also help. Also EMT experience can lead to developing bad habits), EMT experience does absolutely…"
"I agree. They need to see sick and injured patients. I think Australia and the UK have the right idea. Have a listen to episode 76 of the EMS Educast (should be posted by this weekend of Tuesday by the latest."
"Here's my question about this. Considering that the environment paramedics is about as close to independent practice as possible (after all, how often do providers have their medical director on scene, especially in areas that do not mandate…"
"I have to agree with this. My wife and I have had this discussion on many occassions, and have reached one conclusion...that one must have at least a SOLID 6 months to a year at the EMT level before being considered for EMT-P. When I went to EMT-P…"
"PAs and RNs both have significant clinical rotational periods that are required for their licensure. MDs and DOs both have a 2 year rotational requirement for licensure and a minimum 4 (3 for pathology but 5 for surgery and more if specializing i.e.…"
Redwood Empire Life Support (1997-2000)
Medic Ambulance Service-Solano County (2000-2007)
San Francisco Paramedic Association (2003-current)
AMR-Alameda County (2007-2009)
AHA BLS/CPR instructor (2003)
BA in molecular & cellular biology from UC Berkeley (2004)
AHA ACLS instructor (2005)
AHA PALS instructor (2006)
Currently a student doctor at Touro University-California College of Osteopathic Medicine (2009)
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Former Army Nurse Corps Major unmasks Ugly American from North Carolina and Medical Fraud at Bagram Airbase see my you-tube video. This is especially for medical types or just concerned Americans http://youtu.be/jj1H1Q31NaA
Thanks Major Mike “Major Dad’ Reisman Maj-Ret RN CS FNP
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