Month: July 2019

First Aid and CPR requirements for a Coast Guard Captains License

The United States Coast Guard is responsible for licensing Captains who will be operating passenger carrying or commercial vessels. There are two primary licenses issued by the Coast Guard – the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (six-pack or charter boat captain’s license) and the 25, 50, or 100-Ton Master License. The Six-pack Captain’s License allows the …

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Mark King Initiative: NREMT Reinstatement for Connecticut EMS Providers

Connecticut EMTs and Paramedics are expected to receive a little known benefit when the Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) adopts the National Registry’s standards for ongoing education in 2020. The Mark King Initiative, a program provided through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), offers EMS professionals who have previously held a …

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