The Experience of Transitioning from Being a New York City Paramedic to Medical Intern in the Dominican Republic

Authors

  • Reynolds A. Kairus EMT-P, MD, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2018.201

Keywords:

Paramedic, Dominican Republic, Public Health System, Emergency Medical Service, New York City

Author Biography

Reynolds A. Kairus, EMT-P, MD, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic.

Reynolds A. Kairus graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic in June 2017 as a medical doctor. He is a co-author for an investigation published in The Journal of Clinical Toxicology (DOI: 10.4172/2161-0495. 1000311) and has received recognition from the The City New York - Fire Department for return of spontaneous circulation on patients in cardiac arrest. He is currently working as paramedic and preparing for the USMLEs.

References

Weiss N, Ross E, Cooley C, Polk J, Velasquez C, Harper S, et al. Does Experience Matter? Paramedic Cardiac Resuscitation Experience Effect on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 May-Jun;22(3):332-337. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

EMT-PARAMEDIC National Standard Curriculum. (2018). National Highway Traffic Administration: United States Department of Transportation, pp.1-962.

Anon, (2007). [online] Available at: https://hhidr.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/USAID-Health-System-Profile-DR-2007.pdf [Accessed 12 Jun. 2018].

Anon, (2018). [online] Available at: http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Js21040en/ [Accessed 12 Jun. 2018].

Published

2018-06-20

How to Cite

Kairus, R. A. (2018). The Experience of Transitioning from Being a New York City Paramedic to Medical Intern in the Dominican Republic. International Journal of Medical Students, 6(2), 75–77. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2018.201

Issue

Section

Experience