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by CanuckEMT
Fri Dec 24, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Lethbridge Posting
Replies: 10
Views: 4296

This posting will be for 6 to 8 positions and I would likely think the physical would be in mid February to early March.
by CanuckEMT
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Calgary fire 17 new engines
Replies: 12
Views: 3709

Any pics of the Smeal Quints?
by CanuckEMT
Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Lethbridge Posting
Replies: 10
Views: 4296

This extension is for one year. The city is now negotiating with AHS on a longer term extension. There is some splitting of shifts between the ambulance and the fire side but being an integrated service you are also used in a firefighting capacity if slotted on the ambulance as well. Through you fir...
by CanuckEMT
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Lethbridge Posting
Replies: 10
Views: 4296

We have just signed an extension to our contract with Alberta Health Services. EMT level is the lowest we will consider for applications as we are a fully integrated ALS Fire Dept.
by CanuckEMT
Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Paramedics
Topic: Diagnosing Right Sided M.I. w/o ECG's
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

One good little tip for recognizing an RVI without the ability to do a 12 lead with V4R is looking for 3 common signs that present in this condition. Bradycardia, Barfy(Nausea/Vomiting), Blood Pressure(Hypotension). You can also do a modified chest lead (MCL1 i believe) with a 3 lead set up to look ...
by CanuckEMT
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Studying for ACP...
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

[quote=""prmdc_girl91""]I'm studing for my EMT exam with ACP and was wondering where the best study guideline would be? The only thing I found on the ACP site was the AOCP file...is this good to go by or do you have a different recommendation??[/quote] The AOCP is a great thing to study as well as a...
by CanuckEMT
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Lethbridge Medical/Trauma Scenerio
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

[quote=""thethirddegrees""]Do you by any chance know where I might be able to find the Lethbridge Emergency Services Collective Agreement? Is there a copy online? I would like to know abit more about their wage, hours, OT, holiday pay, sick leave, and any other collective bargainings with the employ...
by CanuckEMT
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Lethbridge Medical/Trauma Scenerio
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

[quote=""medic11""]Has anyone ever done a medical/trauma scenerio for lethbridge or anyone else before. What does it involve? How do they score it? Any info would be appreciated!![/quote] It is along the same lines as an ACP medical/trauma scenario. It will be geared to your level of training (EMT/E...
by CanuckEMT
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Fire Service Paramedics
Replies: 21
Views: 3693

[quote=""MMAINC""]
Now if you were in Alberta you would still be incorrect because EMT's do start IV's and do administer drugs they also monitor and interpret 3 lead and 12 lead ECG's.

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It is not in the EMT scope in Alberta to interpret 12 lead ECG's. They can apply it but not interpret.
by CanuckEMT
Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: ACP Exam for EMR
Replies: 3
Views: 5659

[quote=""Atwill""]Hi there, I have seens some similar posts but nothing that is "current" so I'm hoping for a little update from anyone who has recently been in the same boat....Writing exams in Alberta but being trained in BC. I have just completed my EMR course at the JIBC and will be taking my AC...