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James Ownbey
  • 36, Male
  • Brunswick, GA
  • United States
  • Firefighter/Paramedic
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie Benitz Sep 19, 2013.

need A instructors help
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Lancaster Aug 30, 2012.

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James Ownbey replied to's discussion What do you do if....
"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…"
Jun 27, 2014
James Ownbey replied to Kevin Dormer's discussion Paramedics, is it enough? Is it worth it?
"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…"
Jun 24, 2014
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Where Do you see EMS in 10 Years?

What diffrences if any do you see in the next 10 years?
Oct 22, 2013
Bonnie Benitz replied to James Ownbey's discussion Public Image
"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…"
Sep 19, 2013
April Miller replied to James Ownbey's discussion Public Image
"We are most often our own worst enemies"
Sep 18, 2013
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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
Sep 17, 2013
James Ownbey replied to Mike Petersen's discussion "Don't smoke crack, smoke Fentanyl. But don't smoke Fentanyl that's been in your crack"
"Ahhhh, Darwin....  lol , no have seen it in Georgia. We have seen ( 2-5 per shift ) people smoking spice. "
Sep 16, 2013
Scott Lancaster replied to James Ownbey's discussion need A instructors help
"I would recommend HPSO, /  This is what my students use, and what I carry personally in the field. Here's a sample quote for an EMT student: State: New Hampshire Profession/Area of study: EMS-Basic/Intermediate Employment…"
Aug 30, 2012

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Primary Agency/Department Type
Paid Fire/EMS Department
Primary Department/Agency Name
Glynn county fire and Air evac
Years in EMS/Public Safety
Other Past or Current Departments
I work for a fairly busy department that runs about 11,000 ems calls a year with 7 squads, I also work part time as a flight medic for Air evac
My Training:
CCNREMT-Paramedic , Firefigther, CPR instructor, ACLS instructor , PALS instructor, PHTLS instructor, Haz Mat Ops.
About Me
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.
Day Job
I Love Being in EMS Because
its in my heart there is no other way to really explain it
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At 3:50pm on March 26, 2009, David E. Courter said…
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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