"CPR is not addressed in MN FF1 or FF2. This is addressed either through First Responder training (required in most depts) or through in house training for the smaller Volunteer Depts. It is required I believe. With so much information in FF1 classes…"
"I'm on 2 depts and one already uses black turnouts with Black Leather helmets and the other is switching from Tan gear to black soon. I don't see any safety issue especially since there's plenty of reflective material."
"Know your Cardiac and normal/abnormal vitals for Geriatric, Peds, and Adults and what their cause could be. I know we're taught to "treat" rather than "diagnose" but the NREMT expects you to "diagnose" the causes…"
"I agree with Shareef. On one dept I have leather and the other I have composite. I like the tradition of leather and that the leather curls when heated versus melting with composite. I do like that composite is lighter than the leather so…"