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Inside EMS Podcast: Volunteering in EMS

In this week’s episode, our co-hosts sit down with an EMS professional to discuss important issues surrounding volunteering in EMS

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In this episode of Inside EMS co-host Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson are joined by EMS1 columnist Nancy Magee to discuss volunteering as an EMS delivery model. Magee is preparing for her lecture at EMS World Expo on the state of volunteer EMS in the U.S. Nancy discusses these questions with Chris and Kelly:

  • Is volunteer EMS a old model that needs to be discontinued?
  • Does a paid EMS system deliver better care then a volunteer system?
  • What is the biggest misconception of volunteer EMS in the U.S. today?

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