EMT Introduction chapter 1-3

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EMT Introduction chapter 1-3
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EMT Chapter 1-3
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  1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protecting the privacy of patient specific health care information
    HIPPA
  2. Protected Health Info
    PHI
  3. Disease Causing Micro Organisms, 
    They include Hep B, Hep C, and HIV
    Blood Born Pathogens
  4. Occupational Safety and Health Act
    OSHA
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
    PPE (PPE)
  6. Body Substance Isolation
    BSI
  7. Airborne Pathogen
    TB (Tuberculoses)
  8. What did we do right? 
    What did we do wrong?
    What can we do better?
    Quality Improvement
  9. Trying to prevent event from happening
    Primary Prevention
  10. Event has already happened, how can we decrease?
    Secondary Prevention
  11. The Five Steps of Grieving Process:
    • 1. Denial  (refusal)
    • 2. Anger  (blaming others)
    • 3. Bargaining  (promising to change)
    • 4. Depression
    • 5. Acceptance
  12. Occurs during a stressful situation ( stress reactions)
    Acute
  13. Manifests after stressful event
    Delayed
  14. Prolonged or excessive stress( burnout)
    Cumulative
  15. Routes of Transmission for Infectious Disease
    • 1. Direct  ( Blood)
    • 2. Indirect  ( Needlesticks)
    • 3. Airborne  ( Sneezing)
    • 4. Vector Borne  (Fleas, Mosquitos)
    • 5. Food Borne  ( Contaminated Food)
  16. Penman
    • Personal Partner Patient Safety
    • Environmental Hazards
    • Number of Patients
    • Mechanism of Injury/ Nature of Illness
    • Additional Resources
    • Need for C-Spine or Extracation
  17. Every 15 minutes
    Reassess Patient
  18. Mechanism of Injury (How is Patient Injured?)
    MOI
  19. DICCE
    Drug Integrity Clarity Concentration Expiration Date
  20. Nature of Illness
    NOI
  21. Scope of Practice
    Care or Actions Allowed
  22. Consent to Provide Care
    • Permission to provide care,
    • Expressed
    • Implied
    • In-voluntary
    • Minors in consent
  23. DNR
    Do Not Resuscitate 
  24. Communication or false information that damages reputation of patient.
    Defamation 
  25. Public Access to Emergency Care regardless of ability to pay.
    Cobra
  26. Anti Patient Dumping
    EMTALA 
  27. Protects all non paid people who render care at the scene of an emergency in a non negligent manner.
    The Good Samaritan Act
  28. Most Qualified Individual rendering emergency care on scene.
    Authority on Scene

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