Boca Raton, Florida: On Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st from 10am-5pm Boca Raton Fire Rescue will host their 6th annual paramedic competition, The 2013 Boca Raton EMS Challenge. Thirteen top teams from Miami to Port Orange will converge upon the 6500 Building, at 6500 Congress Avenue to test their medical skills. Each day the three person teams will have two different scenarios which may consist of heart attacks, trauma, water rescue, motor vehicle accidents, mass casualty incidents or pediatric patients just to name a few. These scenarios, written by paramedics and other health care professionals are designed to test each member of the team on all aspects of emergency medicine. On Thursday, from 10-5 one of the scenarios will be taking place at Boomer’s on Perimeter Road. Teams will be graded on a point system. Working together as a team, performing the correct procedures in the time allotted and following and performing the correct steps in the correct order will determine the winner. Winners will be announced and trophies awarded on Friday after the final scenario. For additional information on the competition please contact the coordinator , Paramedic Lieutenant Jeff Lazerri at 954-650-9282.
You are cordially invited – on Saturday, May 18 from 10:00am to noon – to visit your neighborhood fire station and meet your local firefighters and Paramedics. Your invitation includes a complete tour of our ultra-modern facility and fire rescue vehicles -and- NEW THIS YEAR car seat safety checks at fire station 1 and 5 ONLY.