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New career! - March 20th 2010, 06:39 PM

This could fit in a couple of different places, but this is where I'll put it

I'm crazy happy right now (scary thought eh?). I have passed my two week course and am starting to look into the EMS service in town (my course was an EMR course). I still have my registration exam to write in May (have to register for it next week) but I'm sure if I keep up on my studying I'll have no problem.

I contacted the town's EMS service yesterday and I am assuming I will be hearing from them this week. I have already talked to the registry in Airdrie and will be (hopefully) getting my full class 5 license shortly. Meanwhile, I will be studying for my class 4 learners and write that in town.

While I'm kind of waiting for all this to happen, I am going to be applying to the town's fire department, sure I would be hired as a volunteer (for at least 6 months) but it gets me into the service and it gets my more training and helps me with the physical aspects of being an EMR/EMT. Of course, in August I will be starting my 6 month course on the way to become an EMT, and by this time next year.... I should be a working medical professional (seeing as I'm not exactly working at the moment, obviously).

This is really exciting for me, as I finally have my life back together and I'm doing something that I actually enjoy!
   
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Re: New career! - March 20th 2010, 06:48 PM

Cool
Congratulations on everything
   
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Re: New career! - March 20th 2010, 07:17 PM

Congratulations, that's brilliant! good luck with the volunteering and the course. It's such a noble profession to be going into, kudos.


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Re: New career! - March 20th 2010, 07:34 PM

Thank you! Both of you

Rachel: I am really enjoying it so far, alot of people say it's really hard (seeing what EMS sees) but, I also know that I am a strong person and I'm sure I"ll be able to handle it.

I have always had a lot of respect for all emergency personnel and now I am very happy that I am going to be one of them
   
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