"I've been a working full-time as a critical care transport RN for 7.5 years for AMR, but I've been an RN for 16 years. For RNs, the company required that before we start, we have a minimum of 2 years of either ER or ICU experience; I…"
"I've seen too many times paramedics thinking that they can take a short-cut into becoming an RN. Unfortunately, the philosophy of para-medicine is is different than nursing. Many of the tasks of a paramedic are the same as that of an RN, but…"
"I've been a BLS instructor since 2000 (provider only for the previous 10 years; ACLS instructor since 2001 and PALS instructor since 2002) and have seen radical changes in 2001, 2006 and now. Each time, it seems to confuse people and many…"
The recently released AHA 2010 CPR Guidelines include many changes that will have a profound effect on how EMS personnel deliver cardiac care. This group will be a place for discussion on how agencies are implementing the new Guidelines.
Initially became an EMT during freshman year of college. Volunteering for a volunteer ambulance service changed direction in my life and major changed to nursing. Continued volunteer work since January 1991, only now as a nurse. Currently employed as a critical care transport nurse for AMR.
Critical Care Transport Registered Nurse
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