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  1. Kavsuvb

    The future of EMS and SAR

    Can anyone imagine this
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    Elite Air Force team called in to rescue missing dad and his daughter in Oregon

    The fine example of how the USAF and Air National Guard has PJ's and Combat Rescue officers. https://www.wearethemighty.com/news/air-force-search-rescue-oregon
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    Hellenic Coast Guard's new Ambulance boat

    Here's an EMS boat and I wonder how many would want one https://www.navalanalyses.com/2020/08/viking-norsafe-munin-s1200-extended.html
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    Interesting article on being a PJ in Alaska

    If you want to know what's it like to be a PJ aka Pararescue in Alaska, this article is very interesting. Also the PJ pipeline is 2 years long and is the longest in the DOD. They are talking about the 212 Rescue Squadron out of the 176th wing of the Alaska Air National Guard...
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    Could EMS lead to being a PA

    I know in the US Military and especially the US Navy, they have an Independent duty Corpsman. Could this be what they are looking at bringing from the US Navy. For example, Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsmen serve as the Medical Department Representatives aboard surface ships, with Fleet...
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    Could EMS lead to being a PA

    I saw this article and let me know what ya think https://www.ems1.com/paramedic-jobs-and-careers/articles/ems-physician-assistants-are-they-the-next-paramedic-practitioner-kbYRxJcrgiXTh9Tv/
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    EMS truck in CT catches on Fire

    Here's the news link https://www.wtnh.com/news/unusual-stories-news/beacon-falls-ambulance-catches-fire-with-patient-still-inside/
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    The Stryker EMS rig

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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    In my State of Connecticut for example, they seem to have left out EMT's and only are asking for Paramedics, PA, NP, MD, RT's and Do's.
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    What I mean by that is I am wondering why EMT's are being left out of the loop during this pandemic. It seems like Many states are asking for medical help but many states are not asking EMT's to pitch in and help. Instead many states are asking Paramedics,, NP, PA, MD and Do's to help out.
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Has anyone ever noticed during this pandemic that EMT's are largely left out of this and only Paramedics, NP, PA, DO and MD's are in the news. It just seems odd that EMT's are left out of this pandemic and you don't hear anything on how EMT's are helping in this pandemic.
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    Recommendations on online places to do your EMT CEU for NREMT

    Anyone have recommendations on places where I can do online EMT CEU to renew my EMT/NREMT
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Here's the Guidelines from the CDC for EMS Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html They include the EMS Infectious Disease...
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    I wonder how many EMT's, Paramedics, PA's, NP's, DO's and MD's do we have that can sustain this Pandemic in this country. I know we have some EMT's and Paramedics that are not affiliated with a EMS service or Vol EMS squad. I have heard rumblings within DHS, HHS and DoD that they may activate...
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Here's the Latest update from the CDC's HAN https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00428.asp?deliveryName=USCDC_511-DM21359
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Anyone want to hit the Panic Button Person dies from coronavirus in Washington state, first in the US, health officials say https://www.foxnews.com/us/person-dies-from-coronavirus-in-washington-state-first-in-the-us-health-officials-say
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    Dose EMS need a Strike team

    Well Some states like Texas, California, Georgia and New York have State Guards and State Militias. Within the State Guard and State Militia's they have a Medical brigade or Medical battalion that can respond to Medical crisis in the state. Texas State Guard; https://tmd.texas.gov/state-guard...
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    Dose EMS need a Strike team

    I saw this in JEMS and it ask, dose EMS Need a Strike team and I say NO because we already have a National Medical response system such as DMAT's, CERT's, FEMA Medical Reserve Corps, Air National Guard Medevac teams, Army National Guard Medical brigades, US Coast Guard, USPHS Commissioned Corp...
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    Vol EMS question

    Here's a good example to this topic Study: Longer Ambulance Drives as Hospitals Close in Rural Communities https://www.jems.com/2020/02/14/longer-ambulance-drives-as-hospitals-close-in-rural-communities/
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    Vol EMS question

    Well dud, the more places and especially the suburbs that use to be Volunteer EMS are turning to paid EMS or a combination of Paid/Vol. It's why the Rural areas of the country are becoming the last standing Vol EMS and how long can Rural Vol EMS stand before they fold. It's why I think Vol EMS...

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