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When a patient requires paramedic interventions, a Stamford paramedic is immediately dispatched by Post 53 personnel. The following are the criteria mandated by the Southwest EMS Council, in which a Paramedic will be called to assist the Post 53 crew:
Stamford Emergency Paramedics provide the highest level of pre-hospital care available in the State of Connecticut. Paramedics are certified by the State to administer life saving medications, advanced airway techniques and cardiac life support. A Stamford Emergency Paramedic must complete 1200 hours of classroom training, usually over a two year period, in addition to hundreds of hours of hospital rotations.