1. Kavsuvb

    First responder community mourning following death of Salem EMT

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    EMS History in the 1970's

    Here's a historical film of what being an EMT and Paramedic was like in the 1970's. A good History lesson in how far we come along way since the 1970's
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    Here's what CT wants to do for EMS

  4. RiverLily

    Studying EMT/Paramedics

    I am a foreign student (17 y old) currently living and studying in China. When I graduate next year (June) I would like (if possible) to go abroad to either Taiwan or Australia and study either paramedics or EMT. As of now, I am just a year too young to get my drivers license, but I have two...
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    Advice: 911 (Non-Transport) to IFT and Back to 911 (Transport)

    Hey Y'all. Any advice for someone going back to a 911 agency after a stint in IFT?? The story goes that I got my start at a small agency that was essentially an EMT Assessment Unit (yes, we exist), and worked there for a year and a half before moving across the country and working at an IFT...
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    Anyone work at Symbiosis? (OC)

    Hey guys. Just got hired as an Event EMT for Symbiosis. Working in Orange County, CA. First time working for one of the more "non-shady" event companies. Just wanted to pick anyone's brain on what the company is like to work for. Thanks!
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    EMT Shortage is hitting hard in CT

    Looks like EMT shortage is hitting hard in the state of CT. Many Vol EMS depts are resorting to paid providers or hospital based providers.
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    First EMT job in IFT

    Hi everyone. I just got my first job as an EMT with a private ambulance company. It is IFT and I know a decent amount of information regarding the position but was hoping for some advice. I know that a lot of things depend on the specific company, but if anyone has any tips for a new EMT, they...
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    911 EMT-B Jobs in Central North Carolina

    Hi All, I'm a recently certified EMT-B who's been on a volly squad for a year or two. I've recently been looking at applying to some 911 EMS orgs in central NC like: Firsthealth of the Carolinas EMS Person County EMS Johnston County EMS Vance County EMS Harnett County EMS Anyone know how...
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    First Steps to becoming an EMT? Where do I start?

    I want to become an EMT to start off and become a Paramedic but I need to know what's the best route to becoming an EMT. Thank you in advance!
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    Training Coordinator

    Hello Everyone, The company I work for is a small IFT company that recently started to do some backup 911 calls for the local 911 system, so my question is, besides the common things like VS and report taking how can I better prepare the EMTs to run 911, We have a drivers training program and...
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    Potential media ride-along / special

    Hi, In addition to being an EMT I am a producer for Fox. In September, our streaming platform "Fox Nation" will be airing a series of projects focused on First Responders. We're looking for 2 things: 1) A relatively busy agency that will allow us to "ride along" for some shifts and produce a...
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    From zero to hero

    Hello there! Hello, I'm 24 years old, 7 years after graduating secondary school with a passed A-level exam. I would like to study EMT to then become a paramedic and being one of u. I'm looking for some information(A LOT ) on a lot of services "how to get to this kind of studies on the University...
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    Orange County, CA Ambulance Companies: part-time for Care? Doctor's? Lynch? Help!!!

    Hi all, idk where to work bc I'm hearing so much **** back and forth about all of the companies. YES, sadly I'm stuck in OC (despite living in LA county), but OC also covered my ambulance license charges so there was that. If ANYONE can recommend any other companies out there or give some...
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    Looking for some advice in getting experience

    Here is some background on me: I just turned 19 and got my EMT in Alaska my senior year of high school. I just recently moved down to Everett Washington to attend Everett Community to take the fire science classes to eventually become a firefighter. When I took my Emt class I got my Alaska cert...
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    17 Questions With: A Covid-19 EMT

    I interviewed an active EMT to learn more about their experience during the height of the pandemic and to help spread their perspective with others. Thought EMTLife would enjoy https://www.harrybrodsky.com/post/17-questions-with-a-covid-19-emt
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    Stay offline

    Not sure which thread this should go in, but looking for guidance. Had a discussion with “friends” on Facebook. A stranger decided to intervene and provoke, mind you this didn’t bother me and my emotions never got ahead of my words. but as this discussion went on. It some how turned into...
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    Does anyone know about EMT reciprocity in Washington? I currently maintain both EMT and Paramedic certs elsewhere. What about challenging the Washington state EMT certification test?
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    The cup holder

    So I work a service that is primarily 911 with some transfers, what is your go to cup holder. The usual suspects always work but what if you have something that the suction canister will just bounce around. I have three but two pictures Suction canister (obvious one) Spray bottle holder (with...
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    Kapiolani Community College EMT Program

    Aloha from Honolulu Hawaii! I have an interview with KCC’s EMT program :) I am just inquiring what kind of questions the panel asks interviewees? Any and all information would be greatly appreciated!