For some, the decision of dedicating their lives in service of other people comes easy. This is true to people for have chosen to become an EMT. There’s just a sense of fulfillment most feel, and it is something that’s beyond a steady paycheck. If you want to become an EMT in California, there are several steps you’d have to follow. CPR Certification You may go through a course provided by several organizations such as the American Heart Association and the Red Cross, which trains you to perform CPR properly. Once the training is complete, there will be a written and oral exam which you must pass in order to recieve your certification. There are a number of EMT training courses, however, that provide CPR certification within their program. EMT Basic Training Program Depending on the state you’re in, an EMT Basic Training Program could take from as little as 3 months to as long as 6 months. You’ll find a good program in numerous vocational institutions and community colleges. You’ll learn important skills such as: stabilizing a trauma patient…
We at Good Shepherd Ambulance have developed a Comprehensive Ambulance Transportation Initiative for the Dialysis Services Industry. GSA intends to introduce Comparative Ambulance Pricing directly to the Public in Targeted Service Areas throughout California via the Internet and Social media Programs as is already accepted as a valuable marketing tool by companies in a wide variety of services available to the public today – except Medical Transportation. As patients and their families in America become more impacted by the downward turn of our nation’s economy, people are becoming more acutely aware of the tremendous waste of dollars associated with the delivery of healthcare in our country. By taking the decision for Ambulance Transportation out of the hands of the hospital and promoting patients to make their own “Informed Choice” by having access to Ambulance Pricing and Insurance Discount Contracting Information more easily, we feel we can circumvent the service monopolies currently promoted by Restrictive Hospital Contracts with these Large Ambulance Service Companies.
Basic Life Support transportation services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ambulances are dispatched via a sophisticated radio system and each unit is staffed with one driver EMT1A and one attendant EMT 1A. The units are fully equipped to provide Basic Life Support services such as bleeding control, splinting, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).