yes it gives the wa public with something to think about but I doubt anything will change because they have no alternative.
It doesn't look like it's going be government run any time soon
Yes a long time coming but the tip of a very big iceberg, makes the WA public sit up and think that they have an amateur EMS servicing a large community.....a private money making organization pretending to be an Emergency Service!!"
"I am fairly new to the professional side of EMS.
I am a firefighter and first responder, I have been a 1st responder since high school and sooo much has changed since then. I am just passed my 1 year with the Dept. we have a rescue rig, but cannot…"
Thanks for your input on the subject.
On the way to the scene I ask him to go through what he is going to do.
After the call i ask how it went and what he could have done better. I also get him to do scenarios at the station when we are…"
"I always liked to given them a chance to talk first. I don't let there be a ton of akward silence and if it happens after the run we'll talk about what happens. Just try and keep encouraging him to be the leader instead of the gofer"
"Not that I'm any great thinker or provider, but I have always told the newbies around me that the most important skill in EMS is talking to people and figuring out what is going on (say it along with me, "Any trained monkey can intubate or…"
"Last year I was presented with a similar situation. After 3 monts of employment a new hire EMT was given his "come to god" meeting before he was placed on my truck. I had 30 days to help him get it. Not only was he having trouble talking…"
Yes a long time coming but the tip of a very big iceberg, makes the WA public sit up and think that they have an amateur EMS servicing a large community.....a private money making organization pretending to be an Emergency Service!!
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