"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…"
"The refresher and continuing education are seperate requirements. I am assuming that you are an EMT which means you need a 24 hours refresher and 48 hours of continuing education. The refresher course that NEMSA(Acadian) offers will meet…"