SORT Membership Information
"To provide the highest level of disaster medical support through education, research and response"
WHAT CAN SORT DO FOR YOU?
Provide personal satisfaction.
Give you the ability to serve your community, state and nation.
Knowing that YOU can provide medical care to people during a time of crisis. During the flooding in North Carolina in 1999, our spirit of giving medical help was warmly received by our own residents and much appreciated by the medical community in the flooded areas.
Experiences and training in disaster preparedness and crisis management.
You will have the opportunity not only to hear about disaster preparedness but also to receive practical training,
CEU credits. A wide variety of state certification credits can be received through training with SORT. SORT is an approved Teaching Institution through the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. (NCOEMS) SORT also works with Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem and many other NC Community Colleges around the state.
SORT is an Advanced Life Support Provider approved through NCOEMS. You can maintain EMT, EMT-I and EMT-P certification through SORT if you meet our standards of membership.
WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR SORT ?
You are expected to commit time for training, including in-house classes, home web-based training and field practical skills.
You are expected to develop TEAM SPIRIT enabling you to function during a crisis.
You are expected to help maintain preparedness of equipment and medical supplies and overall team readiness.
The team meets at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday night of each month at our training facility located at 121 Polo Road, Winston-Salem, NC. (See map and direction on 1st page of this website) Members who are unable to attend monthly meetings take short courses through web-based training pertaining to meeting subjects and discuss these topics during training exercises.
You are expected to attend 2 weekend training exercises per year. By working to maintain your preparedness, you will learn to care for people with state of the art equipment in an austere medical setting. You can maintain your readiness by carrying a SORT group pager.
If you are the right kind of person you can be a part of one of the finest medical response teams in the country.
Interested? Call 336-759-3924 M-F 9A-5P for more details.