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Pics of International paramedic/EMTs needed
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Theriault Sep 3, 2012.


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Rob Theriault replied to Rob Theriault's discussion Pics of International paramedic/EMTs needed
"ASAP...ideally before Sept 10th.   I just got word from Paul. He's looking for a pics holding a pstrer that says...   I AM A NY STATE PARAMEDIC   OR   I AM AN AUSTRALIAN PARAMEDIC   ETC"
Sep 3, 2012
Till Breuer replied to Rob Theriault's discussion Pics of International paramedic/EMTs needed
"Hi, Rob. Sound's like a cool project. So when's the deadline to submit a picture? I don't have time atm but i would gladly send you one in the next 24 hours.  Also can the end-product be seen on somewhere except the…"
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Rob Theriault replied to EMS_Fanatic's discussion Paramedics: too many esophageal intubation...
"Missed intubations is an issue of education, adequate training and experience or exposure in the field. Failed intubations and unrecognized esophageal intubations has nothing to do with the prehospital setting or paramedicine in…"
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Pics of International paramedic/EMTs needed

Hi folks,A colleague of mine by the name of Paul Carson is putting together a video of paramedics, EMTs from around the world. He is looking for pics of individual EMS providers, preferably in uniform, and holding up a piece of paper with large letters that saysI AM A PARAMEDIC or I AM ANEMTOrI AM A PARAMEDIC RESEARCHEREtcThese pics needd to be fairly close up so that viewers can see the signs and they are needed ASAP. So if you can get someone to take a pic of you, please send it to me (in…See More
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Rob Theriault replied to Bob Sullivan's discussion Albuterol/CHF
"Yes and no. A good clinician should be able to make the distinction between cardiac asthma and brochospasm from a cause that's amenable bronchodilators in most cases, based on the patient's history of presenting illness, past medical…"
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Rob Theriault replied to John Bacigalupo's discussion 911 BLS....
"My perception is that most educators in the U.S. are frustrated that EMT is the entry to practice level. I'm an educator and paramedic from Ontario, Canada and it's funny because I was frustrated for years that our minumum entry to…"
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"I hope my American colleagues will forgive me for this but EMT is far too substandard a level for entry to practice on an ambulance in my view - great for med students to become EMTs and see the EMS world...but what are they seeing? Only a partial…"
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"We don't transmit our 12 Leads but we do have to call the cardiac interventionalist to give a report and describe the ECG.  I love consulting with the interventionals and would have no objection to transmitting the 12 lead either. There…"
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"Hi Chris, I was a first time EMS Today attendee, although I've been to numerous aeromedical conferences in the U.S. in the past.  I found it informative and most of the speakers, especially Dr Joe Ornato, were excellent. Like…"
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"PVCs are often NOT due to cardiac ischemia and therefore I would not recommed O2 for just any PVCs. Oxygen is indicated for patients with signs of hypoxia/ischemia. Having said that, I agree with the concept of O2 therapy for some patient with an…"
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"I am a big supporter of termination of resuscitation for EMS personnel when the resuscitation is futile - e.g. in an unwitness arrest with no shockable rhythm and no ROSC after 15 minutes of either BLS or ALS care. I think the AHA's view that…"
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Georgian College
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BHSc., EMCA, RCT (Adv.), CCP(F)
About Me
- Professor of paramedicine in the Primary and Advanced Care Paramedic Programs at Georgian College
- continue to work as an advanced care paramedic
- have taught Primary, Advanced and Critical Care Paramedic Programs
- began career in 1984 after graduating from Centennial College
- worked in Ontario and British Columbia in both land and air ambulance systems
- Between 1987 and 1997, worked aboard the Air Ambulance helicopter, "Bandage One", based in Toronto - trained as a Critical Care Flight Paramedic
- featured in a nine part Discovery Channel series called “Flight Path: Bandage One” now playing on the History Channel (Canada)
- recipient of the Governor General of Canada EMS Exemplary Service Medal
- three time recipient of the Ontario Paramedic Association Exemplary Service Award
- 2009 recipient of the Ontario "Teaching Innovation and Technology" award
- speaker at conferences across Canada and internationally
- published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Resuscitation
- author of The Canadian Paramedic: An Introduction (Canadian supplement to Mosby’s Paramedic Textbook).
- interested in alternative and complimentary methods of education delivery - e.g. Podcasting, Webcasting, blogs, wikis, nings
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At 3:28pm on September 5, 2010, Tony Ricci said…
Thanks for answer Rob! Can you tell me what agency you work for, and perhaps an excerpt from your protocols re. temp & assessment? It would be much appreciated!
At 12:17pm on February 7, 2010, Setla Film Productions said…
Great t hook up here...
At 4:28pm on July 13, 2009, Brad Newbury said…
Hello Rob,
I came across your recorded classes and was excited to find you teaching Paramedic's online in Canada. I have developed an online paramedic program based out of Massachusetts that has an international component.
I would be interested speaking with you about our respective programs.

Brad Newbury
Paramedic Program Coordinator
Southcoast Training
Cell- 508-851-0791
At 6:42pm on May 4, 2009, Kathy Kimble said…
Hey Rob! NIce to meet you!
At 9:56am on May 1, 2009, Kathy Kimble said…
Hey Rob and welcome to JEMS connect.
At 9:44am on April 30, 2009, Steve Berry said…
Yo Rob
Thanks for the kind words. You be safe up there in the skies above
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