Paramedic Resource Group was initially founded to target the need for well trained EMS responders to deploy with Forest Service Fire Line teams. Our staff deploys across the U.S. to provide emergency medical care to the fire fighters who risk it all to keep us safe. Our team of dedicated providers treat, extricate, and evaluate the sick and injured to their full scope of practice. Providers work under medical direction to perform non-invasive life saving measures on the front lines of America's wildfire defense. Contracted through the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), PRG staff is at the ready and will deploy to areas in need. With strategic resource placements across the Western US and a top tier medical direction team of emergency physicians we are fully equipped for advanced life support calls.
Best Practice Medicine contracts with federal, state, tribal, and local authorities to provide highly trained and qualified EMTs, Paramedics, and other first responders to provide medical service on wildland fires. Our staff are all fire line certified operators with National EMS certifications and ICS training and arduous pack tested. Our team integrates with any incident management system, regardless of scale to provide the highest quality of care possible.
BPM prides itself not just on the high quality of care we offer, but also our unmatched customer service. As a clinician-owned and -founded company we understand the importance of haste when it comes to high-consequence patient encounters. With a fleet of fully rigged ALS ambulances and state-of-the-art command trailers, our team is at the ready to deploy for your needs.
Our fire team has a guaranteed deployment time of 24 hours from request. We know that for our clients time is often the most valuable resource. When lives are on the line, you can't depend on "good enough", you need the best.
Every year our Wildland Fire team undergoes a full Wildland Fire EMS refresher. This course brings our EMT and Paramedics providers up to par with fire dynamics and the ICS structure of fire command. Going beyond the required "red card" certification to become a certified fire line EMT, we also include high fidelity simulation scenarios and fire line specific EMS skills refresher.
Our wildland fire training program includes FEMA ICS certifications for ICS 700: I-100, L-180, S-130, S-190, Arduous Pack Test, and AHA BLS Provider CPR. Additionally, an augmented
We know the austere nature and remote nature of Wildland Fire EMS response. With that in mind, all of our Wildland Fire EMS providers go through a rigorous hiring process and are required to have a year of EMS experience prior to joining our team.