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 Saturday, May 28 
Assistant Director: Franklin-Simpson County Ambulance Service, Franklin (Simpson) KY

 Friday, May 27 
KBEMS discontinues 'Group Pay' option
KBEMS announced today that they are discontinuing the "Group Pay" option where an employer could make a single transaction for the renewal of certificates/licenses for all individuals employed by their agency.

 Friday, May 27 
96-year-old Heimlich uses namesake maneuver on choking woman (WLKY)
The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich maneuver recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.

 Friday, May 27 
Fayette County hotel and motel tax to go to 9.5 percent (Lexington Herald Leader)
The hotel and motel tax in Fayette County, home of the Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo, will increase to 9.5 percent in September. The 2.5 percentage point increase will help pay for a $250 million overhaul and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center.

 Friday, May 27 
Assistant Director: Franklin-Simpson County Ambulance Service, Franklin (Simpson) KY

 Thursday, May 26 
First person: Sexually assaulted, harassed as an EMS explorer (EMS1)
The firefighters who assaulted a young woman pursuing her paramedic dream are still at the departments she was dismissed from for reporting the incidents.

 Thursday, May 26 
How many hours make a paramedic or EMT shift? (EMS1)
Paramedic chiefs and EMS leaders need to set shift length based on call demand, available personnel, equipment supply and time on task

 Thursday, May 26 
Why do so many EMTs have a ‘Type A’ personality? (EMS1)
You must be a certain type of person – driven, competitive, organized – to be drawn to a career in EMS.

 Thursday, May 26 
Ex-rescue squad officer charged with fraud (Paducah Sun)
The former treasurer of the Marshall County Rescue Squad and former dispatcher for Marshall County E-911 was arrested last week and charged with complicity fraudulent use of credit card $10,000 or more, a class C felony.

 Tuesday, May 24 
Q&A: Jay Fitch, PhD, on what lies ahead for EMS leaders (EMS1)
After ten years of the Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum, its founder discusses how the challenges and opportunities faced by EMS leaders have changed — and how they haven’t.

 Tuesday, May 24 
Fire school in Lexington to attract hundreds of firefighters (Lexington Herald Leader)
Hundreds of firefighters from Kentucky and other states will be in Lexington next week for a training conference.

 Tuesday, May 24 
Paramedic: American Medical Response, Lexington (Fayette) KY

 Tuesday, May 24 
EMT-B: Rural/Metro, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

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