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CCC · 1Y ago

Elizabeth

Her name was Elizabeth. In a previous life, while younger, and less mature, she was known as Betty. She had worked first as a stripper, then as an escort, in order to support her drug habit....
CCC · 1Y ago

Tell me about your FTO program

Exactly what the title says. I want to know about your service’s Field Training Officer Program. Does your service have one? I think all services should. And I believe a quality FTO Program ...
CCC · 1Y ago

Done

I’ve run my last EMS call. For a while, at least. A good, long while. I can’t say when, if ever, I will put on a uniform shirt again. I’m not sure that I will ever call in service again, or ...
CCC · 1Y ago

Genius

Some lady attempted suicide. The MDT notes say she left her car running all night in her garage, and was found on the floor of the garage by a neighbor. It’s 6 o’clock in the morning, and sh...
CCC · 1Y ago

Church jerk

We’re running a church call. I don’t know what it is, but there’s two things working against me: I don’t like running calls around a lot of people, and there are always a lot of people at ch...
CCC · 1Y ago

History major

We are taking care of some incredibly old lady from the local nursing home. Like, really old. She fell out of bed and has some skin tears. Remarkably for being her age, she is sharp as a tac...
CCC · 1Y ago

It’s our choice

So some pretentious jackwagon comes up to Shaq and I at the hospital after we dropped off a patient. “Why didn’t you transport that patient emergency?” I’m dumbfounded. Plus hungry. “Wait. W...
CCC · 1Y ago

Here, have a tissue

I don’t care about your feelings. I’m here to take care of people, and to take them to the hospital. If you get in the way of me taking care of a patient, or you try to do something stupid, ...
CCC · 1Y ago

Step away from the baby

Childbirth call. Some lady just delivered a baby at home. I’m with the talkative part-timer again, who seems to be a little nervous. But we make it to the call, and I finish my bagel without...
CCC · 1Y ago

I ain’t got no phone

“Med four?” “Four, g’ahed.” “Four, call radio please.” Sigh. I hate talking to dispatch. “Radio, we don’t have a phone. We’ll have to find a payphone. Standby.” “Uhh, four, switch to private...