"I can appreciate that. The question I had, however, was more...Is there a current study that needs help? All I can offer now is some of my time.
Kay Vonderschmidt said:Everyone can contribute to EMS research - whether it is doing the actual…"
"Everyone can contribute to EMS research - whether it is doing the actual research such as consenting patients, writing grants, etc - it doesn't matter how long you have been in EMS. I would start with reading the book "introduction to EMS…"
Alright, looking for suggestions....I want to get myself involved in research for EMS. Don't know where to start. EMS as a field has evolved very rapidly because of evidence-based research. I would feel very proud to look back one day and say that I had an impact on what EMS becomes in the future. I've been out of EMS from '03 to '06, hadn't worked actively as a medic since '03, passed my NREMT-P on my first try just last month :), and hopefully will have my state card by the end of this month…See More
"Are you active on the national level? NAEMT? or other groups? I recently submitted my membership to KAEMT, and plan on submitting a membership form to NAEMT as soon as KY's clears. I was going to wait until I got my medic card from KY and them…"
"No, I just wanted to know if any members of KY-1 DMAT was on JEMS Connect.
Sam Bradley said:Michael, if you need to get hold of someone from KY-1, I can make contact through the Training Officer website. --Sam
Vandenberg Ambulance Service, Tinley Park, IL
American Medical Response, Tinley Park, IL
Riverside Fire Department, Riverside, IL
Public Safety Services Inc., Rosemont, IL
Naperville Fire Department, Naperville, IL
Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District, Darien, IL
Scott County Fire Department, Georgetown, KY
Rural/Metro Ambulance, Lexington, KY
KY-1 DMAT, NDMS
University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, KY
Bachelor's in Biology 1992 Providence College, Providence, RI
EMT-B State of Illinois 1992
EMT-P State of Illinois 1993-2003
EMT-B Commonwealth of Kentucky 2006-2009
NREMT EMT-B 2006-2009
Paramedic Commonwealth of Kentucky 2009-Present
NREMT Paramedic 2009-Present