'The great debate': Are degrees necessary in EMS?

In this episode, our co-hosts welcome EMS1 columnist Reuben Farnsworth to discuss his perspective on industry education requirements


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In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson are joined by Reuben Farnsworth, clinical/operational coordinator for Delta County Ambulance District and EMS1 columnist, to discuss his latest article, "Do we really need degrees in EMS?"

"Bettering yourself and having those letters behind your name gives you a little confidence, gives you a little bit more opportunity to grow, gives you a bit more focus," Cebollero said of pursuing an undergraduate program. 

What are your thoughts? Do you think there should be degree requirements in emergency services? Listen to the discussion and add your thoughts in the comments below. 

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