Tag Archives: paramedic

Program trains paramedics for work with law enforcement

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), in partnership with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, recently formed the Community Service Officer-Paramedic (CSO-P) program, an all-volunteer program that trains experienced, certified paramedics to be non-sworn law enforcement Community Service Officers.  The Community Service … Continue reading

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Power-LOAD™ brings extra muscle for paramedics

Hennepin EMS is employing new technology from Stryker Corporation to reduce the risk of injuries to their patients, paramedics and EMTs. The Power-LOAD™ system is a revolutionary method for managing the stretcher during loading and unloading, while increasing security during transport. … Continue reading

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Six new paramedics join Hennepin EMS

On Wednesday, September 5 , family and colleagues gathered to celebrate with Hennepin EMS Paramedic Academy class 2012-3, as they had successfully completed their probationary period and became fully-qualified Hennepin EMS Paramedics. In a brief ceremony six paramedics — Liam Sullivan, … Continue reading

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Innovative HCMC/Ridgewater program trains paramedics for rural and metro Minnesota

Where do paramedic students get to train in the busiest Emergency Department in Minnesota, in a nationally renowned Burn Center, in Level I Trauma Center operating rooms, and diverse clinical departments in both metro and greater Minnesota medical centers (Photos 1-3)?  Where do they train … Continue reading

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EMS Week at HCMC

It’s National Emergency Medical Services Week, and at Hennepin County Medical Center, we’re celebrating the outstanding contributions of our paramedics and other emergency staff who save lives every day! Two of our paramedics, Ross Chavez and Robert Ball, were interviewed … Continue reading

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