EMTB CHA 4

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EMTB CHA 4
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  1. An assigned frequency or frequencies tht are used to carry voice and or data communications
    channel
  2. Telecommunication systems that allow a computer to maximize utilization of a group of frequencies.
    Trunking
  3. When a person imposes his or her beliefs, values, and practices on another because he or she believe hhis or her ideal are superior
    cultural imposition
  4. Verbal and nonverbal communication techniques that encourage patients to express their feelings and to achieve a positive relationship
    Therapeutic communication
  5. The ability to transmit and receive simultaneously
    duplex
  6. Written documents, signed by the EMS systems medical director, that outline specific directions, permissions, and sometimes prohibitions regarding patient care; also called protocols
    Standing orders
  7. Small computer terminals inside amulances that directly recieve data from the dispatch center
    Mobile data terminals (MDT)
  8. When a person considers his or her onwn cultural values as more important when interacting with people of a different culture.
    Ethnocentrism
  9. The use of a radio signal and a voice or dital message that is transmitted to pager or desktop monitor radios.
    Paging
  10. VHF and UHF channels that the ferdal communications commission has designated exclusively for EMS use.
    MED channels
  11. The federal agency that has jurisdiction over interstate and internation telephone and telegraph services and satellite communications, all of which may involve EMS activity
    FCC
  12. The written portion of the EMT'S patient interaction. This becomes part of the patient's permanent medical record.
    Documentation
  13. A radio receiver that serches several frequencies until the message is completed; the process is then repeated.
    scanner
  14. A low pewer portable radio that communicates through an interconnected series of repeater stations called cells
    Cell phone
  15. Anything that dampens or obscures the true meaning of a message.
    Noise
  16. Any radio hardware containing a transmitter and receiver that is located in a fixed place.
    Base station
  17. A special telepone line tht is used for specific point to point communications; also know as a hotline.
    Dedicated line.
  18. Radio frequencies between 30 and 300 MHZ; this spectrum is further divided into high and low bands
    VHF (very high frequency)
  19. The study of space between people and its effects on communication
    proxemics
  20. Single frequency radio; transmissions can occur in either direction but not simultaneously in both; when one party transmits, the other can only recieve, and the party that is transmitting is unable to receive
    simplex
  21. Radio frequencies between 300 and 3000 MHz
    UHF (ultra high frequency)
  22. A process in which electronic signals are converted into coded, audible signals; these signals can then be transmitted by radio or telephone to a reciver with a decoder at the hospital.
    telemetry
  23. Questions for wich the patient must provide detail to give an answer.
    open ended questions
  24. questions that can be answered in short or single word responses
    Close ended questions
  25. The transmission of information to another person, verbally or through body language.
    Communication
  26. a special base station radio that receives messages and signal on one frequency and then automatically retransmits them on a second frequency
    repeater
  27. The legal document used to record all patient care activities. This report has direct patient car functions but also administrative and quality control functions. they are also know as prehospital care reports.
    Patient care report (PCR)
  28. A trusting relationship that you build with you patient.
    Rapport

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