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1

What Act provided millions of funding to EMS?

Emergency Medical System Act of 1973

2

Who began to teach CPR to the public?

American Heart Association

3

The National Emergency Medical Services Education and Practice Blueprint was released by whom and what year?

The National Registry of EMT's in 1993

4

Who published the EMS Agenda for the Future?

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 1996

5

Who uses basic airway, ventilation, oxygen therapy devices, takes vital signs, provides stabilization of the spine, bleeding control, eye irratation, emergency moves, cpr, AED, and emergency child birth care?

EMR

6

Who provides basic emergency medical care and transportation in addition to advanced oxygen therapy, ventilation equipment, pulse oximetry, use of automatic blood pressure equipment, and limited medical administration

EMT

7

Who provides both basic and limited advanced medical care and transportation in addition to monitoring airway devices, blood glucose levels, initiation of intravenous and intraosseos infusions, and administer a select number of medications.

AEMT

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Highest level of prehospital care, form field impressions, provide invasive and drug interventions and transports.

Paramedic

9

As an EMT your role in QI will include the following:

document carefully, perform reviews and audits, obtain feedback, maintain equipment, cont education, maintain skills,

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CISM should include the following:

Preincident stress education, on-scene-peer support, one-on-one support, diaster support services, defusing, CISD, follow-up services, spouse and family support, community outreach, other health and wellness programs

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Refusal of treatment

A patient has the right to refuse treatment even if it may result in death. YOU must determine if they are competent, they must be informed fully and repeat back the info you are giving them, get them to sign a "release from liability" form. You must document that you trie to help the patient

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Organ donating

Organs can be donated if their is a legal signed document present with permission to harvest organs.

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Recognizing death in the field

Ultimately the responsibility of the PHYSICIAN. Signs include the following: absence pulse, breathing, unresponsive to any stimuli, no eye movement, no blood pressure, no reflexes

14

Special reporting situations include:
CAD

Crime, Abuse, Drug related injuries

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To organize info in a PCR you can use SOAP:

Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan

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This refers to info that the patient tells you he is experiencing or feeling.

Subjective

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This refers to the info that you identify in the physical examinaation through inspection

Objective

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Another way to organize info is through CHART:

Chief complaint
History
Assessment
Rx
Transport

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Another way to organize info is through :CHEATED

Chief complaint
History
Exam
Assessment
Treatment
Evaluation
Disposition

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This is an alternative technique you can use if you have one weak ankle

Squat Lift

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This lift method is not recommended for a heavier patient

Direct ground lift

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This lift is to move a patient from the ground to a patient carrying device and SHOULD NOT be used on a patient with suspected spinal injury

Extremity Lift

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One way of transferring a supine patient from a bed to a wheeled stretcher

Direct Carry Method

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Another way to xfer a supine patient from a bed to a wheeled stretcher

Draw Sheet Method

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This device enables movement without carrying

Wheeled stretcher

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This device is lightweight, compact, easy to use in narrow spaces too confined for a wheeled stretcher

Portable stretcher

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Good to use on stairways

Stair Chair

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Good spinal immobilizer, lifting device, lightweight and can float

Backboard

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Can be used in confined areas in which other stretchers will not fit

Scoop Stretcher

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Good for transversing rough terrain, can be fitted for water rescue, extremely durable

Basket stretcher