This is the first in a series of promotional exam scenarios you all sent in to help me prepare for my Captain’s exam.  Each and every one helped me and I thank you very, very much for taking the time to write and help me out.

Since I am on vacation as of today, I thought I would share some of the best scenarios that really got me thinking.

There are no right answers to these issues, each system is different.


You are riding EMS Battalion 34 today and are called to the local hospital well known in the system for making units wait longer than necessary to register patients.

Inside is an irate attending physician screaming that his hospital is not your dropping grounds and demands you start diverting to other receiving facilities.

Write your response to him, citing local and department policies and protocols.

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