"Active shooter incidents are extremely unique in many ways. First, they really don't happen every day and training for them is like training for an earthquake, you may spend a lifetime training and never have to respond to an event. Secondly,…"
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PennSTAR Flight, Philadelphia PA - Flight Paramedic
Malvern Fire Company, Malvern PA - Paramedic Supervisor
I have been in preshospital emergency medicine since graduated from high school. I spent most of my career working in a small combination department in southeastern Pennsylvania. I currently am fulfilling a life long dream of working as a flight paramedic for PennSTAR Flight. I also have a passion for EMS education and am the ALS Clinical Coordinator for Good Fellowship Training Institute in West Chester PA.
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That is through University of Miami...They have a great 12 lead ekg class that makes interpretation very quick and accurate also..We are required to take this class in one county here in Florida.. I know the stroke class is related to AHA/ASA...As I posted--I will find out.
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