"The best thing you can do at this point is take practice tests. There are online programs, books and smart phone apps that let you practice. Limmer Creative has a good app and I have heard good things about EMT Achieve also. I…"
"We have that now. The NREMT gives a test similar to the USMLE and NCLEX. We have the EMS Education Standards that I assume are similar to the foundations for medical school and nursing school. This issue we face now is that…"
"One of the problems I see in American EMS is that we want national "top down" solutions to our problems. EMS is care and education is driven largely by local needs. If you feel like the standards at the local paramedic program…"
"I don't mind being part of a system that utilizes resources effectively. My problem is when there is no guidance or criteria. If this is something EMS is going to be a part of it needs to be worked out at the agency level, not the…"
"Every agency I have worked for has allowed the police to call us to "clear" people to go to jail. I have never been given any guidance or criteria on how to do this properly and I know it was not covered in the 1998…"