by Mindy Aguon
Guam - It took seven months of training, but the Guam Fire Department will soon have 20 highly-trained individuals to man their Advanced Life Support ambulances, and now they'll be better equipped to respond to emergencies dealing with children. Because of financial and time constraints, local EMTs haven't been able their medical certifications.
CareJet instructors have been assisting the GFD personnel to help them obtain a Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals Certification, which will mark the first team on the island. CareJet program director Marc Decoste says the company provided the training free of charge as a win-win for everyone on the island.