UVM Rescue is located in Burlington, Vermont,
which is a part of Chittenden County. UVM Rescue operates as an agency
in Vermont EMS District 3 at the Advanced EMT level, the highest
certification recognized in this district. To practice at this level,
the truck is staffed 24/7/365 by at least two Vermont certified EMT's.
All UVM Rescue Crew Chiefs are certified at the Advanced EMT level,
which allows them to administer medications, initiate IV therapy, and
place advanced airways. This level builds on the EMT-Basic
curriculum, which includes assisting with certain medications,
splinting, and taking vital signs.
UVM Rescue is a member of the National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF). It is also recognized by the University of Vermont's Student Government Association as a student run club.
Last modified February 03 2014 11:03 PM