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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
Grovetown seventh-grader drafting second piece of legislation

...themselves."Rep. Dexter Sharper, D-Valdosta, agreed to sponsor the bill after CJ contacted him on Facebook. Sharper, a paramedic and second-year representative, said he hopes to have a draft written by Friday to have the bill introduced next week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-16/grovetown-seventh-grader-
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
Counties aren't sure they can trust lawmakers as S.C. House tries to change funding formula

...Yokim took a different tact, cutting budgets across the board as the state reduced its funding. The county lost deputies and paramedics. He said the county of about 133,000 people has grown, which has helped find some new revenue.Yokim said the state likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/counties-arent-sure-they-can-
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
Heart docs touched ours

...After cardiac arrest, and CPR in the ambulance by the paramedics, he was admitted to the Heart and Vascular Center, where...anywhere! A very heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses and paramedics who saved a good son, brother, husband and father!Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-03/heart-docs-touched-ours