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Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements Definition of an Emergency Medical Technician History Roles On emergency medical calls, EMTs are allowed to do the following: Windham Hospital *9-1-1
*Emergency Emergency Medical Technicians Emergency Medical Services Emergency Medical Responder *Emergency
Paramedic Roles and Responsibilities *Control bleeding
*Long Bone Immobilization
*Provide emergency care on medical calls
*Provide emergency care on trauma calls
*Provide medical support to firefighters at fires Requirements *Have an interest in emergency medical services
*Pass a state-approved EMT course (approximately 160 hours long)
*Pass state psychomotor exams
*Pass NREMT written exam
*Must be 18 for NREMT certification; 16 for CT - certification EMT Career *270,000 EMS providers certified by NREMT
*Median Pay $30,360
*Job outlook: 33% (much higher than average)
"The best part of my job is making a difference in someone's life" (Liedig)
*Employment Mansfield Fire Department http://wvde.state.wv.us http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp
https://www.nremt.org https://www.nremt.org http://www.nremt.org http://www.wcmh.org http://www.bls.gov Works Cited *Kling, Bruce. "Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services in Connecticut." Kling Report. 3 Nov. 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2012. www.klingreport.com
Limmer, Daniel, Michael F. O'Keefe, and Edward T. Dickinson. Emergency Care. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2012. Print.
"Call Volume." Mansfield Fire Department. N.p., 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2012. http://www.mansfieldfirect.org
"Emergency Medical Services-Education." Connecticut Department of Public Health. N.p., 14 Dec. 2012. Web. 20 Dec. http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp
"EMTs and Paramedics." Bureau of Labor Statistics. United States Deparment of Labor, 29 Mar. 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2012. http://www.bls.gov
"History of EMS." A Brief History of Emergency Medical Services. West Virginia Department of Education, n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2012. http://wvde.state.wv.us
"Interview with EMT Michael Wright." Interview by Lori Leidig. Yahoo! Voices. Teen Trend Magazine, 28 Dec. 2007. Web. 21 Dec. 2012. <http://voices.yahoo.com/interview-emt-michael-wright-739335.html>.
"NREMT Fast Facts." National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, 2012. Web. 22 Dec. 2012. https://www.nremt.org Work Environment Stressful
Diseases Emergency! Medical assessment:
Vital Signs PTSD
Insomnia Karen Vazquez Any Questions?