Angels of Emergency: Rescue Stories from America's by Donna Theisen, Dary Matera PDF

By Donna Theisen, Dary Matera

ISBN-10: 0061009830

ISBN-13: 9780061009839

This is often like chook Soup for the Soul! number of many many brief tales of paramedics occurring their path. quite fairly fascinating tales that I simply savored each tale. i admire the ebook alot! i'm hoping they make one other one!!! nice untold backstage of what paramedics struggle through. an exquisite read!!!

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Good luck. You'll need it. After six months to a year on the job, you might want to consider whether you'd like to go further. If you're enjoying what you're doing, and you still have your wits about you (sounds like a contradiction), you can take a 32 stab at moving up with the big girls and boys and becoming a full-fledged paramedic. That'll send you back to the classroom, this time for up to a year. (Most states require 1,400 hours of classroom and hospital study). On this level, the training is obviously more intense.

The test results arrive in the mail about a month later. It's an anxious wait, but most people who pass the course nail the qualification exam. Remember, there's a great need for warm bodies on the ambulances, so they want you to succeed. They're not trying to weed you out. Once you're certified by your beloved home state, you're ready to ride shotgun on a speeding ambulance. Good luck. You'll need it. After six months to a year on the job, you might want to consider whether you'd like to go further.

I've seen too many people die that shouldn't have died and people live that shouldn't have lived. -- Vicki Iezzy, paramedic, Florida * * * Initially, when you first start this job, it's real hard dealing with some of the terrible things. As the years go by, you'll pretty much see everything there is to see. As time passes, it becomes easier Objartel, paramedic, Iowa * * * to handle. -- John 55 I've been through three marriages. That tells you something about EMS. Most of my career has been 24 hours on, 48 off.

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