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Antonio R. Fernandez, MS, EMT-P

Antonio R. Fernandez, MS, NREMT-P, is a research fellow for the National Registry of EMTs. He's currently pursuing a PhD in public health. Fernandez also has experience providing prehospital as well as in-hospital patient care as an EMT-B and a paramedic in urban settings.

content by Antonio R. Fernandez, MS, EMT-P

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