Medic 13 Rider's Training

Medic 13 is set up very similar to Medic 11.  There are a few subtle differences but for the most part they are the same and training on one qualifies as training on the other. To view training on Medic 11, click here

External Compartments

Medic 13 Front.JPG (699857 bytes)
Officer's Side
Medic 13 Officer's Side.JPG (773608 bytes)
Medic 13 Back.JPG (798176 bytes)
Driver's Side
Medic 13 Driver's Side.JPG (781002 bytes)

Passenger Side

Medic 13 Officer Side Front Compartment.JPG (774844 bytes)Officer Side Front Compartment:
(Provides access to interior cabinet)

Manual and Portable Suction
Difficult / Rescue Airway Bag
Pedi Bag
Drug Bag
First-in Bag
O2 Bag
MAST pants
Spare Oxygen cylinders

Medic 13 Officer Side Door.JPG (693665 bytes)Officer Side Door
(Provides access to patient area of ambulance)

Medic 13 Officer Side Rear Compartment.JPG (1186118 bytes)Officer Side Rear Compartment
(Immobilization Compartment)

Long backboards (tall compartment)
Blue bag with head blocks, straps, and C-collars
Spare C-collars
Spare head blocks and straps
Sager traction splint
Hare traction splint

Medic 13 Immobilization Cabinet.JPG (832827 bytes)
Close up of immobilization compartment (Medic 13 Only)

Driver Side

Medic 13 Driver Side Front Compartment.JPG (942097 bytes)Driver Side Front Compartment

Onboard Oxygen tank
Miller board
Short spine boards
Pediatric immobilizer

Driver Side Drawer CompartmentMedic 13 Driver Side Drawer Compartment.JPG (687075 bytes)

Caution tape
Mini Haligan bar
Window punch
Safety vests
Short arm boards
Duct tape
Bolt cutters

Medic 13 Driver Side Middle Compartment.JPG (821128 bytes)Driver Side Middle Compartment

Inflatable Pediatric Seat
Vacuum splints
Stair Chair
Rescue Disk

Medic 13 Driver Side Rear Compartment.JPG (888018 bytes)Driver Side Rear Compartment

Rope Bags
Full Body Vacuum Splint

Internal Compartments (patient area)

Medic 13 Internal Patient Compartment.JPG (851569 bytes) Medic 13 Internal Patient Compartment Alternate.JPG (907413 bytes)

Driver's Side 

Medic 13 Compartment 1.JPG (738313 bytes)Compartment 1 
(Airway supplies)

Nasal cannulas
O2 Supply Tubing
Non-rebreather masks
Nebulizer supplies/masks
ET tubes for intubation
Lubricated ETT Stylets for Intubations
Tongue Depressors
Lube (Surgilube)
Sterile Gloves
Yankauer Suction Tips
Suction Catheters (French Tip)
Nasal Aspirator
Spare Suction Canister

Medic 13 Radio and Command Desk.JPG (803870 bytes) Radio and Command Desk

Radio (used to call the hospital)
Cell phone
Controls for Air Conditioning, Heat, Interior Lights, Vent Fan, Blower, Suctioning, and O2
Oxygen port
Latex gloves (S, M, L)
Portable Radio (for on scene use)
Suction Cylinder with Yankauer Tip
Sharps box
Electric Razor and Charger
CPR Mask
Tape, Pen Light, Pens, Trauma Shears, and Forcepts
Protocol Books
Protocol Quick Reference Guide
Additional reference sheets

Medic 13 Compartment 2.JPG (694151 bytes)Compartment 2 (Bandaging)

Adult and Pedi Defibrilation Pads and Paddles
Alcohol Wipes / Finger Polish Remover
Trauma Dressings
2x2's, 4x4's, Kerlex Rolls
Abdominal Pads
Triangular Bandages

Medic 13 Compartment 3.JPG (678306 bytes)Compartment 3

Nursing Drug Handbook
Hand Sanitizer
Ammonia Inhalants
Spare Electric Razor Heads
Spare Glucometer Lancets
Extra Cardiac Monitor Paper

Medic 13 Compartment 4.JPG (809218 bytes)Compartment 4

OB Kits
Chux Pads
Clean Up Kits
Isolation Kits
PPE Masks
Biohazard Bags

Medic 13 Compartment 5.JPG (777813 bytes)Compartment 5
(IV Fluids and Tubing)

Blood Tubing
IV Extension Tubing
15 (Macro) / 60 (Micro) CC Tubing
1 Liter and 250 CC NS Bags
Face Shields and Masks

Medic 13 Compartment 6.JPG (675973 bytes)Compartment 6

IV solution in 1L or 250 ml bags
Sterile water
Saline in bottle
Syringes and Needles

Medic 13 CPR Seat.JPG (832986 bytes)CPR Seat/ Adjacent Lower Compartments

IV Setup Box (Contains Tape, 2x2, Alcohol Swaps, Tourniquets, Luer Locks, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 g Angiocaths), Saline Flushes)
Pressure Infuser
Sharps Container
Lifepack 12 monitor
SAM Splints

Passenger Side (facing front of ambulance)

Medic 13 Supplies Rack.JPG (823824 bytes) Supplies rack

Manual and Portable Suction
Difficult / Rescue Airway Bag
Pedi Bag
Drug Bag
First-in Bag
O2 Bag
MAST pants
Spare Oxygen cylinders

Medic 13 Under Bench Seat.JPG (701298 bytes) Under Bench seat

Spare linens
Blankets, towels, sheets, pillows

Over Bench Seat

Morgan Lens
Extra Blood Pressure Cuffs
Polaroid Camera and Film
Stuffed Animals (for Pedis)


Requirements for checking off on Medic 11/Medic 13

  1. Knows location of outside compartment equipment
  2. Knows location of inside equipment including bags
  3. Proper use of radio to encode the hospital
  4. Knows how to use the cell phone and find numbers for hospitals
  5. Knows how to use cardiac monitor / apply electrodes and defib pads
  6. Knowing what should be charging when vehicle is plugged in
  7. Familiar with the paperwork in the clipboard
  8. Proper cot operation/loading and unloading
  9. Blood borne pathogens training
  10. Spinal Clearance video

Cedarville Township Volunteer Fire Department
19 South St.
Cedarville, OH, 45314
Phone: 937-766-5851 - Email: