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next nremt basic test being given in oregon
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3 weeks left in my basic course and I'll be eligible to sit for state/national test. All is going well.Except where I'm at currently the rotation for the testing is much later than the finish of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by nathan meyer Nov 17, 2012.

non-traditional medic jobs
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Just curious about the experience of folks around here. I'm interested, on at least an academic level anyway, about non-traditional emt/medic jobs anyone might have had or been exposed to that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike Jan 17, 2013.

locum medics around?

Just curious, are there any medics around here who've worked on locum assignments?Interested in your take on your experience, where you went and for how long, if you like the company you worked for,…Continue

Started Sep 21, 2012

 

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Jan 22, 2013
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non-traditional medic jobs

Just curious about the experience of folks around here. I'm interested, on at least an academic level anyway, about non-traditional emt/medic jobs anyone might have had or been exposed to that include other than municipal service or private ambulance.Not as a bashing thing--just to see what the diversity looks like out there.I, myself, worked in a casino/resort in Las Vegas for 8+ years and never saw the inside of am aid care. I also worked on a wildland fire crew as a team "medic" but mostly I…See More
Jan 21, 2013
mike replied to nathan meyer's discussion non-traditional medic jobs
"Right now there are so many avenues to go down as an experienced paramedic or EMT looking for non-traditional roles besides the typical oil platform job or the austere paramedic job in the middle east. I have seen an influx of positions in the…"
Jan 17, 2013
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Jan 9, 2013
Amy Jimenez replied to nathan meyer's discussion non-traditional medic jobs
"A few more are ski slopes, set medics (movies), and event medics (sports, games, parties ect..). "
Jan 6, 2013
Mike Bjarköy replied to nathan meyer's discussion non-traditional medic jobs
"ER, walk in centres, minor injury units, rapid response car units, search and rescue (sea and rotor), community physician practice, remote area medicine, hostile area medicine (both in global areas), offshore medic, university, research in…"
Nov 21, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Marijuana Legalization and Road Safety for Responders
"Yeah, we must be posting at cross purposes, or in the same general vein (I think) but from slightly different angles. IMPAIRED driving should get you pinged. Be it beer be it vodka be it texting be it iPod scanning or be it pot. Taken from that…"
Nov 18, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Marijuana Legalization and Road Safety for Responders
"That a little more what you had in mind ;->? "
Nov 17, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Marijuana Legalization and Road Safety for Responders
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Nov 17, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Marijuana Legalization and Road Safety for Responders
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Nov 17, 2012
nathan meyer replied to nathan meyer's discussion next nremt basic test being given in oregon
"Thank you--I will do just exactly that this morning, I appreciate the help. I was also thinking maybe I could audit the class until I get my test taken then see what could "unfold" from there. But I'm writing a letter as suggested,…"
Nov 17, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Will the Legalization of Marijuana in Wash. and Colo. Allow for Better Care?
"Unlike opiates or that Breaking Bad stuff I'm not sure THC is really an acute worry. Does it have an effect? Sure. Is it possible you could have AMS or <LOC? Sure. But does it really make much of a difference in someone other than a…"
Nov 17, 2012
nathan meyer replied to Nicole Reino's discussion Marijuana Legalization and Road Safety for Responders
"Do you mean more than there already are? Failing an intoxication test is failing an acute motor/sensory test and if pot caused it--yank 'em like a drunk. A road side analysis (or whatever it would be) that simply shows a person has THC in their…"
Nov 17, 2012
Pascal Hay replied to nathan meyer's discussion non-traditional medic jobs
"Worked as a hospital corpsman in the Navy serving with the fleet, Marines, and on shore. Work in ER and CCU, volunteered as medical support for boy scouts during summer camp and Jamboree."
Nov 14, 2012
Skip Kirkwood replied to nathan meyer's discussion next nremt basic test being given in oregon
"Try writing a letter to the state EMS office, asking for a waiver of the requirement.  Of course, if you don't pass the test, that will present other questions."
Nov 12, 2012
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next nremt basic test being given in oregon

3 weeks left in my basic course and I'll be eligible to sit for state/national test. All is going well.Except where I'm at currently the rotation for the testing is much later than the finish of the class. More toward the month of Feb, and perhaps a toward the late middle of the month.The same school I'm getting my basic through is going to offer an A/I EMT course for winter term. A primary pre-req being...state license as a basic. Because of the apperent schedule conflict it seems very likely…See More
Nov 12, 2012

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CERT
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Worked as emt for numerous years in Las Vegas casinos.

Went to EMT-I class then became LPN for 10 years.
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Combat Lifesaver US Army
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in Oregon. 4 kids. Starting over from scratch on the EMS path.
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lpn
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