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EMS

Medic 1 and Medic 3
 
Firefighter / EMT - Paramedic

     Provides Advance Life Support (ALS). A Paramedic is an advanced level of EMT certification. Paramedics must complete an extensive training program to enable them to perform specialized skills and procedures. These skills include advanced airway management, including intubation, intravenous therapy, pharmacology and drug administration, cardiac monitoring and defibrillation.

      The City of Pineville Fire Department utilizes 2 Medical Response Trucks, staffed with at least 1 paramedic, which provides ALS treatment prior to transportation to local hospitals by one of the local ambulance services.


 
Firefighter / EMT- Basic

      Provide Basic Life Support (BLS). It is the EMT's responsibility to interpret signs and symptoms of injury and disease, and determine the appropriate course of treatment.
      EMT's are trained to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), administer oxygen, control bleeding, perform spinal immobilization, splint fractures, and rescue patients from entrapment or inaccessible surroundings

All Pineville Fire personnel are certified to a minimum of EMT-Basic.

 

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908 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71360
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