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Jason Merrill
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  • Canada
  • Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D
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Jason Merrill replied to Jesse M. Bell's discussion High School Student Emergency Response Teams (SERTs) - Thoughts?
"I think it sounds like a wonderful idea from the perspective of getting young people interested in careers as emergency responders and also giving them some important first aid life-skills, but holy crap do I think you need to sit down with your…"
Sep 5, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion "Quickest and Easiest"
"I tend to agree with the good doctor on this one: minimum education standards are something that should be uniform across a wide area. If a locality requires a bachelor's degree to become an EMS practitioner, but the rest of the country only…"
Apr 29, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion "Quickest and Easiest"
"Labor unions are never going to be the vehicle for advancing professional EMS that the IAFF has been for the professional fire service. The IAFF is a "trade union." Trade unions like IAFF organize workers who are of the same profession,…"
Apr 16, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion "Quickest and Easiest"
"Skip, you've articulated the root problems (apathy and lack of organization on the part of professional EMS providers vis-a-vis volunteers) pretty well, and you're one of the few folks who can legitimately be termed an "EMS…"
Apr 14, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion "Quickest and Easiest"
"After thinking about it a bit, I'll definitely concede the first point: the bottom line is still that the EMT-B curriculum as currently constructed is not adequate to what it's designed for. While the effects of the lower entry level…"
Apr 13, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Kyle Czarnecki's discussion "Quickest and Easiest"
"I've practiced in both the US and Canada, and had some contact with Anglo-American model EMS practitioners from other countries as well, and after seeing the wider world I think what you're describing is really mostly a US problem.…"
Apr 12, 2013
Jason Merrill replied to Nicole Reino's discussion The Status of EMS
"In most of Canada, EMS has largely outgrown the phenomenon whereby the police and fire services look down their noses at us, and depending on the locale our compensation is usually competitive with the fire service. Therefore, I think it's…"
Jan 20, 2013
Jason Merrill is now a member of JEMS Connect - EMS Emergency Medical Services
Jan 18, 2013

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Employer/Affiliation
Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D
Primary Agency/Department Type
Private EMS
Primary Department/Agency Name
Reliable Ambulance Service
Years in EMS/Public Safety
12
Personal Site/Profile
http://jkmerrill.ca

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