Hi folks,A colleague of mine by the name of Paul Carson is putting together a video of paramedics, EMTs from around the world. He is looking for pics of individual EMS providers, preferably in uniform, and holding up a piece of paper with large letters that saysI AM A PARAMEDIC or I AM ANEMTOrI AM A PARAMEDIC RESEARCHEREtcThese pics needd to be fairly close up so that viewers can see the signs and they are needed ASAP. So if you can get someone to take a pic of you, please send it to me (in…See More
"Wow that was long winded! LOL
You make some valid points but their based on the premise that those who are quick to attach the dignostic equipment see them as the holy grail. Like you I don't. But I do see them as VERY important adjuncts that…"
"I just read the news blurb and I am not impressed that the show plans to get more depth "into the characters". To me that's been a fatal mistake, from my perspective as a paramedic viewer. I am more interested in a genuine portrayal…"
"You can go to our iTunes U site and download our phrmacology Podcasts. Look for "Paramedic Programs" on the Georgian College site and then look for the phramacology tab. Hope that helps :)
Rob (my blog)"
I am a paramedic and educator from Canada and I will be attending the NAEMSE conference in Schaumburg in September 2010. While I am there I hope to do a rideout in Chicago or Schaumburg for a day. What do you suggest? Who should I contact to try…"
"I think the fire department was appropriate in letting that employee go. The video profoundly ignorant, delusionally arrogant and unprofessional. Whether this was a one time offense or was the tip of the iceberg, this is someone who clearly lacks…"
"I agree with Learna! Anyone in EMS who does not wear a seatbelt clearly lacks the educational background to understand the kinetics of injury and arguably should not be working in EMS.
Rob (Paramedic Tutor)"
Bio: Rob Theriault began his career as a paramedic in 1984 and has worked in Ontario and British Columbia in both land and air ambulance systems. Between 1987-97, Rob worked aboard the Air Ambulance helicopter, "Bandage One", based in Toronto where he was a Critical Care Flight Paramedic. Rob's interest in teaching began very early on in his career in Whistler, B.C. as the paramedic training officer and since then he has taught Primary, Advanced and Critical Care Paramedic Programs and has spoken at conferences across Canada and internationally. Rob is also the recipient of the Governor General of Canada Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal. He has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Resuscitation and recently published his first book with Elsevier-Mosby entitle The Canadian Paramedic: An Introduction (Canadian supplement to Mosby’s Paramedic Textbook).
Rob is currently the Coordinator and professor of the Paramedic programs at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario and continues to work part-time as an ACP in Halton Region.
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