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Municipal Agency, Non-Profit, Other EMS Agency
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My Training:
1969 Drug abuse Medic
1972 EMTI
1972 EMT II
1984 Fire Fighter
1990 Paramedic
1997 Semi Retired
Red Cross DAT and MASS Care
2009 Still at it with Search and Rescue
2010 CERT with King County Washington
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Who has time
I Love Being in EMS Because
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I wish you could comprehend....

I wish you could comprehend a wife's horror at 6 AM as I check her husband of 40 years for a pulse and find none. I start CPR anyway, hoping to bring him back, knowing intuitively it is too late. But wanting his wife and family to know everything possible was done to try and save his life. Even if you know it will not change anything. You do it for the family.

I wish you knew the unique smell of burning insulation, the taste of soot-filled mucus, the feeling of intense heat through… Continue

Posted on January 27, 2009 at 2:20pm — 1 Comment

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At 9:04am on July 15, 2009, Dolph Holmes said…
Hi Jodi, I have a friend who struggled in an EMT class in NM then moved to WA. She had testing issues before so to try to make that unreasonable mark was a horror for her. Glad you put that up there for the rest of us to see. I have passed it along to her so maybe she won't feel so bad.

I recently was shafted here in Maine but we ( a whole class ) are almost done [10 months after having started what should have been a 5 month program]. Keep doing what you do, it is appreciated by others!
At 5:48pm on April 11, 2009, Erin T said…
Good CPR Post!!
Keep up the humor.
At 12:17pm on February 26, 2009, Christopher Ellis said…
Hey I seen in your dicussion that you are starting a SAR's team from the ground up. Our agency is looking (we are a full ALS transport ambulance/1st response) to start one and would appreciate the paperwork/background into becoming recognized.


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