Changes made to Vermont EMT laws
The state is doing away with testing every two years for EMTs, like most other states already have, and will allow military medics and nurses and physician's assistants volunteer on rescue squads without taking a test.
EMTs will instead be required to take continuing education like other medical professionals do.
The state also will start a paramedic training program through Vermont Technical College with a $500,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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