Chapter 1

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sanfranfan93
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Chapter 1
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2011-10-30 22:00:45
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EMS Systems
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  1. What are the four levels of first responders?
    • 1. EMR (Emergency Medical Responder)
    • 2. EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
    • 3. AEMT (Advanced EMT)
    • 4. Paramedic
  2. What is the designated area in which the EMS service is responsible for the provision of prehospital emergency care and transportation to the hospital?
    Primary Service Area (PSA)
  3. Who authorizes or delegates to the EMT the authority to provide medical care in the field?
    Medical Director
  4. What is the Federal Legislation that passed in 1996 limiting the availability of patient information?
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
  5. What does ALS stand for?
    Advanced Life Support

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