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Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications, of IVs, chest compressions, and defibrillator shocks - that was Kevin Grange's initiation into emergency medicine when, at age 36, he enrolled in the "Harvard of paramedic schools": UCLA's Daniel Freeman paramedic program, long considered one of the best and most intense paramedic training programs in the world.
Few jobs can match the stress, trauma, and drama that a paramedic calls a typical day at the office, and few educational settings can match the pressure and competitiveness of paramedic school. Blending months of classroom instruction with ER rotations and a grueling field internship with the Los Angeles Fire Department, UCLA's paramedic program is like a mix of boot camp and med school. It would turn out to be the hardest thing Grange had ever done, but also the most transformational and inspiring.
An in-depth look at the trials and tragedies that paramedic students experience daily, Lights and Sirens is ultimately about the best part of humanity - people working together to help save a human life.
©2015 Kevin Grange (P)2015 Tantor
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By Jess-eoohh on 07-15-16

if your looking into EMS as a career DO READ!!!i

very good book, if your looking into EMS as a career this is a great look and heads up as what to look forward to highly recommended.

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By Inayath on 07-08-16

I listened to it straight through

as much as I could at least. 10/10 would recommend to anyone who wants their life saved at any point.

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By Liz on 01-22-17

informative and interesting.

this book gave me real insight into being a paramedic. how hard the course is and the preceptor ship with it challenges.

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By Robert on 01-15-17

Very interesting

This book is written in a language that is understandable to the general as well as medical audience. I'm a radiologist and I enjoyed listening to this book. Looking forward to next books by this author.

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By cameron.hoare on 05-07-17

well written story

this is a well told story about paramedic training. good to listen to. emotive writing

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