"Agree with everyone. You have a obligation to your current patient, and a case could be made that any delay in definitive care that was caused by your actions could be perceived as your fault. It is a sad but true fact. EMS is full of situations…"
"I have learned that unless you are making 6 figures there is always a part of life that dosent feel comfortable. I make far less as a Paramedic than my previous career , however I have been doing this for 10 years and still love it. I dont feel like…"
"Fortunately for most people when they call 911 it is one of their first encounters with a paramedic or EMT. Oftentimes they are scared and don't know what is happening. Things they are experiencing are new to them where it is…"
I want to hear what you guys think , But I really believe one of our problems is poor perception by the public.No I dont think we have a bad reputation. We do have poor perception.the general public seems to think all we do is show up , throw you on a stretcher and drive quickly to the hospital. that does not require a special person, that would not require any significant training, and worse yet makes many CPR card holding person as well as lifeguards believe they are basically paramedics. It…See More
"I would recommend HPSO, /www.hpso.com This is what my students use, and what I carry personally in the field. Here's a sample quote for an EMT student:
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I am A fulltime firefighter paramedic , I love to learn and expand my mind. I like to net work with other medics and firefighters to bounce ideas back and forth. I have 3 kids and a great wife that takes great care of the kids and me. She Is always at my side, she will defend me and stand by me no matter what is thrown our way. She dose not get mad when I have a beer. She dose not care when I golf. She is proud of what I do, but most of all she Is my soulmate.
I Love Being in EMS Because
its in my heart there is no other way to really explain it
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Greetings - I was at an EMS conference up here in CT last week and they were selling T shirts based on the local sport stadiums and the first due in assignments that covered them. I asked the vendors about Turner field and all they could say was to check with folks down there. Have you ever seen anything like that for Turner?
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