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GRU restarts paramedic program

...experience in GRU's paramedic program for the first...training to become paramedics. Prior to the program's...they will stay as a paramedic. It gives us a homegrown...their skills.While paramedics and EMTs are both considered lifesavers, a paramedic can provide a higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/gru-restarts-paramedic-pr
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
City of Augusta offers to settle firefighters' overtime complaint filed in a class-action lawsuit

...rate based on the extra pay all received to be certified as paramedics or emergency medical technicians.Since 2010 the city has...additional $1,800 annually to maintain certification as paramedics and $1,200 to be certified as EMTs.When the firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-14/city-augusta-offers-sett
Korean paramedics, firefighters train at GRU

...that EMTs and paramedics can be life savers. Coule said paramedic training is constantly...statewide shortage of paramedics along with new...there's such a paramedic shortage," Coule...department has about 10 paramedics, and firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-11-27/korean-paramedics-firefig
Augusta Tech's Economic Development Division helps train area workforce in vocational skills

...applications that Nancy Aldridge, Augusta Tech's American Heart Association training coordinator, picked up as a Gold Cross paramedic in Columbia County."We see what works and what might not work as well," she said of her 18 years experience in the industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-07/augusta-techs-economic-de