Here we are in 2021 and EMS still remain, in some respect, just the folks who are “the ambulance drivers.” Has this title been one that we have self-invoked? Some would argue that EMS will never be fully recognized with fire and police even after nearly 5 decades of providing a higher level of care than what preceded us in the 1950s or 1960s.
In this episode of the QMC EMS Board & Collar podcast, we explore this topic and dissect if we are truly a profession. While all of us who serve in the trenches surely want this, are we educating our community and those around us to view us as professionals? I don’t know, but here’s some food for thought. We are? Are we not?
Presenter: Gary Harvat