The senior EMT on scene has the responsibility for decision making regarding patient care and has the authority to choose to disregard medical orders from physicians excepting those in their ...
BEND, Ore. — The Bend Fire Departments emergency response crews are urgently changing how they do business, thanks to a bond voters passed in May.
Fire Chief Larry Langston shared ...
Major improvements include doubling the number of response units, and programs dedicated to EMT and prevention services
By Rick Nathanson
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Getting help to someone with a medical condition at a large venue with thousands of people, much like the Albuquerque International ...
By Julie Wootton
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Marjie Atkins taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for years, but she never expected to use it.
That changed Sept. 18 during a ...
By Mara Lee
The Hartford Courant
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — A union steward who was fired from his emergency medical technician job three years ago must be rehired, according to a ruling ...
The Associated Press
SALEM, Mass. — A former Rockport EMT facing several weapons charges after police in 2009 found a cache of firearms including a rocket launcher and tear gas launcher ...
DETROIT — A fake emergency led to first responders being targeted by thieves on Detroit's east side, police believe.
It started at the plaza on Crane Street near ...
2 responding EMTs treated the patient while her partner pilfered ambulance's front seat
Four Calif. EMT students square off with some basic anatomy
The seasoned volunteer rescue squad member died after assisting law enforcement on the scene of a fatal shooting
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Friends and co-workers are remembering a Charleston County employee and volunteer rescue squad member who died overnight while assisting law enforcement at Monday ...
The other car caught fire after slamming into the back of the ambulance around 1:30am
DEL MAR, Calif. — A suspected drunken driver was arrested early Tuesday after rear-ending an ambulance on Interstate 5 near Del Mar, causing minor injuries, authorities said.
In general no, because doing so can cause issues with documentation, chain of command, confusion as to who should do what, and the clear establishment of the exact point in which responsibilities ...