How many people are currently employed as a Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in the United States? There are approximately 210700 people employed as a Emergency Medical Technicians…

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While ambulance service fees are not an insured benefit under the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) or the Canada Health Act, fees are heavily subsidized for persons with…

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You can not follow an ambulance, or any other emergency vehicle, traveling Code 2 or Code 3 (lights and/or siren), as a means to get through traffic. It’s…

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What are the 5 Steps to simple emergency care? The steps are simple, but it takes time to find out what you could be facing and determine resources…

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A fee of $35 is charged for any additional patient. For ambulance transportation for a person who does not live in Canada, the basic fee is $400 plus…

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If a mute person needs to contact 9–1–1, they can send a text message to 9–1–1 using their cell phone. If they are in an area where the…

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The Department currently charges $330 for an ambulance response (including treatment and transport) by a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance staffed by two Fire Department Emergency Medical Technicians…

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“Fluorescent colors (especially fluorescent yellow-green and orange) offer higher visibility during daylight hours,” said the FEMA report. Life EMS Ambulance in Grand Rapids, Mich., uses a mix of…

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As a paramedic, at the very minimum you should feel strong with your high school algebra 2, but college algebra is better as it should provide enough algebra…

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Is it illegal to call 911 and hang up? Don’t hang up…stay on the line! Everyone makes mistakes, and there is no penalty to accidentally calling 911. The…

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