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Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Frein May 8, 2013.

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Jul 22, 2013
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Economic impact on EMS clinical /field training (internship)

Has your EMS program affected by the recent changes in US economy? Some EMS program directors said YES, this economic crisis will negatively affect EMS clinical-field internship too. What do you think of this issue (economic impact)? ...Hint...if a program does not have enough budget to buy necessary learning equipment, students would not be ready to function well during their clinical-field internship. Your feedback is appreciated. See More
May 24, 2013
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Economic impact on EMS clinical /field training (internship)

Has your EMS program affected by the recent changes in US economy? Some EMS program directors said YES, this economic crisis will negatively affect EMS clinical-field internship too. What do you think of this issue (economic impact)? ...Hint...if a program does not have enough budget to buy necessary learning equipment, students would not be ready to function well during their clinical-field internship. Your feedback is appreciated. See More
May 14, 2013
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Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.

Hey everybody,I need your help. I'm working on a project that related to clinical- filed internship quality.I am looking for resources & data of the economic impact on clinical internship. Does your EMS training program pay for the local hospitals or EMS agencies to precept their students. Does your EMS training program has a contract with the local EMS agencies to precept students?ZeeSee More
May 13, 2013
Chris Frein replied to zee's discussion Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.
"during my clinical's  in new york i found two things happening, depending on where you went to class one school MCC put you in hospital for your field internships, to where as where i went FLCC, we actually did time in the ambulances,…"
May 8, 2013
zee replied to zee's discussion Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.
"Mr. Kirkwood,  Thank you for reply. I agree with you, those students are our future EMTs and medics. yes, it sounds ridiculous to pay hospitals & EMS agencies for precepting, but if we think about outcomes of both methods "pay vs…"
May 8, 2013
Skip Kirkwood replied to zee's discussion Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.
"And in general, you get what you pay for. Medical schools figured this out a long time ago - you can't train interns and residents in rural hospitals, because there isn't sufficient patient volume or acuity to provide a meaningful…"
May 7, 2013
Skip Kirkwood replied to zee's discussion Economic impact of EMS clinical /field internship.
"I don't know any schools that pay hospitals or EMS agencies to allow clinical exposure for students.  If they do - ridiculous.  You need those students for your future workforce - and creating a next generation is a professional…"
May 7, 2013

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