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Timothy Rossette
  • 33, Male
  • Denver, CO
  • United States
  • Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D
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Medication Kit
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Started this discussion. Last reply by dr-exmedic Apr 27, 2013.

Four Door Pickup Ambulance
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Rossette Jun 10, 2011.

Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Kirkwood Jul 22, 2012.

 

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dr-exmedic replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Medication Kit
"Our paramedic response unit uses this. But like Skip, I'd advocate breaking things up. The best place for NTG & ASA is in the monitor pouches, and you don't really need to throw your 2nd and 3rd line meds into the first-in bag.…"
Apr 27, 2013
Skip Kirkwood replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Medication Kit
"We use a lot of PLANO plastic containers. However, recent movement has been in the OPPOSITE direction.  Our single "carry everything in" blue bag has become unreasonably heavy, and thus the source of discomfort and injury. …"
Apr 14, 2013
Timothy Rossette posted a discussion

Medication Kit

Hello,I am trying to consolidate our ambulance medications that are currently in several places into one med kit.  Unfortunately, I am having a terrible time finding a bag, box or other container that works well.I was wondering if anyone is willing to share what your agency uses?  Does it work well?  Would you do anything differently?I am almost ready to go back to the good old Plano box!  Your help is appreciated.…See More
Apr 13, 2013
Skip Kirkwood replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"True.  The insurance company may control the settlement decision.  In either option, the case ends without you having to spend personal dollars for defense."
Jul 22, 2012
dr-exmedic replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"Important qualifier: insurance pays for an attorney. Depending on how your policy is written (and the cheaper it is, the more likely it is written this way), you may give up your right to decide whether your actions are truly defended to the end or…"
Jul 21, 2012
Derek Mitchell replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"The website I referred to has a link to their coverage page and it was not just clinical.  It covered a whole bunch including on and off duty.  http://www.hpso.com/professional-liability-insurance/coverage-description.js "
Jul 20, 2012
Skip Kirkwood replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"Check with your insurance agent to find out what your policy covers when it comes to occupational driving. Second, check with your homeowners insurance carrier to see if you can get an "umbrella" general liability policy that includes…"
Jul 18, 2012
Bob Sullivan replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"Here's a column from that other magazine about what can happen while driving.  http://www.emsworld.com/article/10711901/risky-business I have the NAEMT endorsed policy too, but it only covers clinical care.  Besides staying away…"
Jul 17, 2012
Derek Mitchell replied to Timothy Rossette's discussion Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance
"http://www.hpso.com/ is the insurance endorsed by NAEMT.  As an EMT-B it is $160, for a Paramedic it would be $177.75.  This is for Pennsylvania, full time, over one year out of school, no professional organization membership. …"
Jul 16, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion Does anyone have information about EMS in the Chapel Hill area?
Mar 9, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to Skip Kirkwood's discussion Nurses Prepare for Expanded Roles - take-aways for EMS?
"You were pretty safe with the Board of Nursing.  Just for fun I checked the state level EMS committees and found that one is required to have 0 EMTs out of 32 members and the other only 3 EMTs out of 8 members.This…"
Feb 18, 2012
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Feb 18, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to Skip Kirkwood's discussion Nurses Prepare for Expanded Roles - take-aways for EMS?
"I think both paths are good ones to have available.   The community paramedic, or other expanded role, is great for people who want to further their education and responsibilities but have an interest…"
Feb 18, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to Jon P. Cloutier's discussion What States Allow BLS Providers to Acquire & Transmit a 12-lead ECG?
"Colorado allows all levels of EMS providers to apply EKG leads and transit data.  I was actually surprised to find this specifically addressed in our state rules. In my system I am not aware of anyone who actually…"
Feb 15, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to theNaptownMedic's discussion Night Pay
"A "differential" generally referes to additional pay above your normal pay to work an undesirable shift (i.e. night differential).  It sounds like your describing that you only get paid $1.60/hour at…"
Jan 14, 2012
Timothy Rossette replied to theNaptownMedic's discussion Night Pay
"Skip is right on with his comments. It's been my experience that most people who work nights or 24 hour shifts in EMS want to.  I'm one of those and I want a differential to work days!  It's busier, there are…"
Jan 10, 2012

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Employer/Affiliation
Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D
Primary Agency/Department Type
Paid Fire/EMS Department
Primary Department/Agency Name
Kiowa Fire Protection District
Department/Agency Web Site
http://www.kiowafire.com
Years in EMS/Public Safety
10
Other Past or Current Departments
Vigilant Fire Department, West Seneca, NY
Twin City Ambulance, Tonawanda, NY
Rural Metro Medical Services, Buffalo, NY
Action Care Ambulance, Centennial, CO

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At 4:31pm on August 10, 2011, Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP said…
I live in Fresno, California just back from Bagram Airbase, Here is my story about my unmasking the"Ugly American” with WWLR out of Fayetteville, NC and the medical fraud that took place at Bagram Airbase. Your medic warrior brother
My you tube, cut and paste below to see my video
http://youtu.be/jj1H1Q31NaA
Thanks Major Mike Reisman Major US Army Ret-RN CS FNP
PS You would not believe the hate mail I did recieve over this post for not looking the other way.Delete Comment
At 4:24pm on December 28, 2009, Bob Sullivan said…
Hi Tim,

I think we may have worked together for a short time at Twin City. I worked there part time from 2001-2002. I was in Buffalo over the holidays and saw several scattered around Tonawanda and Amherst. It brought back memories.
At 9:10am on August 8, 2009, sonia johnson said…
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