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Firefighter L. Schur Successfully Completes EMT Program

Monday, December 4, 2023

The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company is proud to announce that Firefighter Lauren Schur has successfully completed the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute’s Emergency Medical Technician Course.

The program was begun at the Powellville Volunteer Fire Company on 8 October 2022 and entailed 207 hours of classroom and practical instruction.

This program is Maryland’s Basic Life Support (BLS) program and covers a multitude of topics including (but not limited to) legal aspects of emergency care; infection control; patient assessment; the respiratory system; oxygen adjuncts and delivery; CPR; AED; bleeding; control and management of soft tissue injuries; musculoskeletal injuries and management; spinal immobilization; pediatric and obstetric emergencies; crisis intervention; multiple casualty and triage management; ambulance operations; and EMS systems. Methods of instruction include lecture, classroom and online activities, discussion, and team-focused practical scenarios.

Congratulations Lauren!

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