The paramedic staffed team is equipped to handle all medical emergencies from cut fingers to cardiac arrest. All Grandview Heights Fire Medics are trained in:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Trauma Life Support
Pediatric Life Support
Other continuing education topics
The Medic is equipped with a:
Cardiac monitor/defibrillator/pacemaker that transmits EKG's to emergency room physicians.
Special equipment kits for airway problems, medications, pediatric patients and trauma
Procedures done by the Fire Medics are guided by a symptom-based medical protocol. The medical protocol was written by the Division's Medical Director, Dr. Alan Gora, a board-certified emergency physician at Mount Carmel Hospital.