The past June, UDECU members assisted with medical emergencies at the annual Firefly Music Festival at Dover International Speedway. Members worked in 24 hour shifts from Friday the 20th until Sunday the 22nd to ensure constant coverage at the event. In addition to the ambulance, UD-1, UDECU staffed a bike team, UD-Bike Team, for fast… Continue reading
This Sunday morning, the University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit held a training class for members interested in becoming an ambulance driver. Members practiced maneuvering the ambulance in a cones course, as well as “spotting” techniques. This class is one part of the UDECU driver training program, which also includes attending Delaware State Emergency Vehicle Operator… Continue reading
On Sunday, May 12, 2013, EMS Bike Teams from the University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit (UDECU) and Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder assisted with the medical coverage for the Delaware Marathon in Wilmington, Delaware. UDECU was invited to provide EMS at this event by New Castle County Emergency Medical Services, and this was the… Continue reading
The University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit often utilizes bicycles to respond to emergencies where an ambulance may not be able to drive to. Often times, special events on campus and in nearby communities will require an EMS Bike Team to standby for possible emergencies. These events include UD Football Games, 5K’s, the Delaware Marathon,… Continue reading
Congratulations to Chad Potter, UDECU’s newest driver!
UDECU attended the Spring 2013 Activities Night at the Trabant University Center. We are still accepting applications for the Spring Probationary Class. Click here to apply online.
The University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit is now accepting applications for the 2013 Spring Probationary Class! Check out our membership information and apply online.
Happy Holidays from the University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit. Have a safe holiday season and good luck on finals.
Over the past 3-4 months, Life Line ambulance has been building the new UD-1. The ambulance has completed construction, and will be painted and detailed this week. The ambulance is a 2012 Lifeline Type III on a Ford E-Series Chassis. UDECU members will vote for the final ambulance design. The University of Delaware Emergency Care… Continue reading
Congratulations to Christine Kuhl for becoming UDECU’s newest driver!