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Paramedic Scott Nile earns flight certificate

Scott Nile

FARMINGTON - NorthStar Paramedic Scott Nile, WNRP, FP-C (Wilderness National Registry Paramedic, Flight Paramedic Certification) recently received certification as a Flight Paramedic.

The certification is focused on the knowledge level of accomplished, experienced master-level paramedics currently working with a Flight and or in Nile’s case a Critical Care Transport Team. To become certified Nile completed a 40-hour course over four days and successfully passed a rigorous exam. Certification demonstrates that paramedics possess a mastery of skills and knowledge of current critical care transport medicine standards to treat critically ill and injured patients while in transport to a qualified medical facility.

Nile, who is a resident of Farmington, has worked for NorthStar for 6 years.

NorthStar is the regional ambulance service for Greater Franklin County with five bases in Farmington, Rangeley, Carrabassett Valley, Phillips, and Livermore. NorthStar is a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital.

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  1. Congratulations, Scott! I always knew you were destined to do great things! So proud of you!

  2. Congratulations!! Well done!!!!

  3. Congratulations Scott!! Hope we never have to use your services, but know we will be in great hands if we do!

  4. What an accomplishment! Count me in with all the others who feel safer knowing there are people like you to take care of us in an emergency situation.

  5. Congratulations Scott Nile!

  6. A very good person for a very tough job. Congratulations

  7. Congratulations, Scott !! I'm so proud of you.

  8. I am so very proud of you. As the mother of one of your friends, I have had the opportunity to watch you grow into a fine young man .This is well deserved, and I congratulate you and wish you good luck for you and your family .

  9. Congrats Scott.

  10. Congrats Scott,job well done.

  11. Congrats...!

    Nuff Said...

  12. Congratulations, Scott! I am so very proud of my 1st grade student!

  13. Congratulations Scott! Thank you for all you do! Truly appreciated!