April 19th, 2005

EMS

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I had five starts in two hours tonight. I got every one of them on the first try. Only one of them failed to go into the vein on the initial poke; I fished around and got that puppy, though. My first successful fishing expedition.

Call me the Phlebotomizer.

These were my first starts in ten days; obviously, I did none while in California and then Friday night, my last night in the ER and first since going out west, there were no starts to do. No patients in the ER at all. It was like everyone decided to stay healthy for the night. Awfully dull for me, though.

I've got 42 hours in the ER so far. I'm guessing I'm more than two-thirds of the way to completing my requirements, hours-wise. Right on target according to my initial estimation.
EMS

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Last week, I was elected coordinator of my primary squad. The ambulance lady, the former coordinator, decided to step down. She has taken the assistant coordinator job and will help me with the bits of red tape. She nominated me for the coordinator spot due to my dedication to the squad and experience representing the squad at state and district medical board meetings.

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