In January we featured a blog post on Clark and Caleb, two members of the Hennepin EMS Paramedic Training Program. The program started in mid-December and the group has been on a rigorous path to become official paramedics. (more…)
Because of a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics on a state and national level, Hennepin EMS has had to get creative to recruit. The new Hennepin EMS Paramedic Training Program has recruited 24 EMTs (the path to becoming a paramedic starts as an EMT), which started in mid-December, to embark on the rigorous seven month training program. (more…)
Did you know that Hennepin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) staff every home game for the Twins, Lynx, Timberwolves, MN United, and the Vikings? As seasoned experts at staffing major sporting events, Hennepin EMS staff are hard at work preparing to staff EMS and paramedic services for Super Bowl LII – before, during, and after.
We interviewed Mike LeVake, Jordan Wardell, and Charles Sloan III of Hennepin EMS for the inside scoop on how they’re getting ready, their favorite parts of staffing NFL games, and tips for all of us – local or visiting – as we rapidly approach the Super Bowl. (more…)