"Yes, Joe you are absolutely correct. We do need accreditation entities for paramedic programs just like nursing and medical schools have. I was unaware of CoEMSP and I thank you for bringing that to my attention. I guess I mixed together my personal…"
"Dorian, quick question in regards to a federal agency to set standards. Since there is no federal agency that sets education standards for allopathic or osteopathic (since you are at Touro-Mare Island) medicine, nursing, or essentially every other…"
"This is one of the main problems with EMS. There is no national agency that has the authority. EMS just isn't that important to the DOT (hence ambulance drivers). I don't mean to bash NREMT or NAEMT both of which are excellent national…"
"Emergency Medications – In the 1998 EMT-P National Standard Curriculum, there was
no list of medications; the list in the IGs represents medications commonly used in
numerous EMS systems and is a minimum list that all paramedics should know.…"
"I noticed somebody already mentioned it...but here's the full title and the author's name...
Pharmacology for the Prehospital Professional by Jeffrey S. Guy
A fantastic reference that I use to teach and it comes with a handy DVD as well.…"