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Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...Buckley woke up the next morning feeling stiff and went to work hobbling. He began feeling some flu-like symptoms and, as a paramedic, recognized the signs of infection. He elevated his leg, but that didn't help. His doctor put him on antibiotics, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-14/heroic-effort-lands-firefigh
Baby born in Georgia Wal-Mart

...Simpson, regional director for the Rural/Metro ambulance company, says the woman delivered her baby inside the store before paramedics could arrive.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the new mother and her baby were taken to Northside Hospital for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/baby-born-georgia-wal-mart
There's more to state's paramedic shortage

...better-prepared entry-level paramedic. Another vital piece...scope of practice for paramedics has expanded dramatically...10 years. ... The paramedic is truly an extension...used specifically for paramedic education. We also...program for certified paramedics to pursue an associate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/let_427008.shtml
Letters
Aiken Tech paramedic student earns funding

...first recipient of the Mike King Memorial Paramedic Scholarship, the college announced...death of her husband, Mike, a dedicated paramedic.The Aiken community responded, allowing...academic year. She is enrolled in the paramedic program in Aiken Tech's Health Sciences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-09-25/aiken-tech-paramedic-student-
Paramedic answers last calls

...during the last day of Willie Rhymes' career as a full-time paramedic. But Mr. Rhymes, who retired Wednesday from Rural/Metro...of days when the scanners weren't so silent. At 65, the paramedic has delivered dozens of babies - "I stopped counting at 34...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/28/met_303820.shtml
Metro
Paramedic answers call to give

On the surface, it would seem Rural/Metro paramedic Lisa Scott would rather deal out charity now than deal with...was bought out by Rural/Metro. She became a certified paramedic five years ago. Running across the same individuals time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/06/met_282901.shtml
Metro
State probes paramedic training school

...SPRINGS, Ga. - The state is investigating an Atlanta-area paramedic training school after students complained they paid thousands...the television station he paid $5,000 for a six-month paramedic training program but hasn't been able to schedule the hands-on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-06/state-probes-paramedic-train
NYC paramedic won't take Twin Towers down skeleton chute

PARK CITY, Utah -- New York City paramedic Michael Voudouris will be speeding down the skeleton chute...publicized. Voudouris races with his symbols to honor his fellow paramedics. "We've always been the third uniform that always gets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/19/oly_334361.shtml
Olympics
Paramedic Job in Augusta 30907, Georgia US

...interest in the Paramedic. To begin...Bonus $2500 Paramedic About the Job We are hiring Paramedics! Gold Cross...more. New Paramedics can expect a...Current Georgia Paramedic Certification...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=augusta/Paramedic-Job-Augusta-GA-US-13
Healthcare Services
Cops pursue mystery EMT at Ga. wreck

...could face criminal charges after she stopped at an ambulance wreck on Saturday in Bishop, Ga., where she put on a stolen paramedic's coat and offered medical assistance after telling a deputy she was a hospital trauma nurse, authorities said Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-02/cops-pursue-mystery-em