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About P_Instructor

  • Birthday 05/02/1960

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    Paramedic Instructor/Provider

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  1. Called for elderly female with chest discomfort. Patient was non english speaking grandmother where 8 year old grandson on scene and initiated 911. This little fellow was the best interpreter I have ever had, even against the paid individuals utilized at the hospitals we serve. I had the little guy ride along and he immediately and understandably interpreted and relayed every piece of vital information need to assist his grandmother.....and I am talking medical related terminology. When arrived at cardiac center, the staff was wondering where my interpreter was. I just pointed at the litt
  2. Large class this year....all excited which is great.  Let's see if we can get through Pathophysiology and Pharmacology....

  3. I am in the process of developing curriculum for our regional Community Paramedicine program, and I am desperately seeking any imput on potential reference materials that would be of great assistance in my endeavor. Please respond via personal message, or contribute on the thread. Any imput again would be greatly appreciated. P_Instructor
  4. You are correct Bare! I attended one of the scenario workshops in Chicago, and the event was absolutely enlightening! Any instructor that does not go through the workshop and understand the portfolio concept will be giving their students a dis-service. These new students will be picking my butt up one day soon, so they better be ready.
  5. My paramedic class seems to be in a Mobitz II block...................<_<

  6. My bones are creaking......must be I am old.....still on occasionally.
  7. Two days Saturday and Sunday cleaning the garage setting up for rummage, then a glorious 24 hour Labor Day shift. Ahhhhh, it's great to work part time.....
  8. Think outside the box. I have had 2 cases like this. Work him up to rule out AMI with 12 Lead. My cases were both atypical presenting heart attacks.
  9. Which book are you looking for? Any specific publisher?
  10. From another old fart that started back in '77, welcome.
  11. Heck, diggin around in the attic and found some old glass syringes and the real steel needles.
  12. Emergency Crews Attempt To Rescue Olympic Figure Skater Who Fell Through Ice Sports News in Brief Sports olympics ISSUE 5007 Feb 19, 2014 0 0 0 SOCHI, RUSSIAIn a race against time, local emergency crews reportedly rushed to rescue Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner Tuesday after the Olympian plunged through a hazardous thin patch of ice during her short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Unfortunately she skated way out into the middle of the rink where the ice was weak and it collapsed instantly when she landed her triple axel, said rescue worker Ignativ Barkov, adding that
  13. Paramedics to be trained to harvest donated organs on scene Posted by: RJ Beam in EMS News 21 hours ago 0 Provisions in Obamacare will make getting approved for an organ transplant much easier. Unfortunately the supply of organs is still very low, meaning the chances of getting a transplant are still unlikely. Much the difficulty in obtaining organs comes from a delay in the ability to harvest. So in an effort to get more organs harvested, Paramedics will be trained to accomplish the task, on scene. <img src="http://cdn.1starriving.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2014/01/organ_
  14. Watching a new medic worry more about the stupidvisor calling them on their cell phone when he knows the crew is on a stemi call, and not paying attention to the patient.
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