EMS

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EMS
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2010-09-09 11:00:05
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  1. WHAT IS " ON LINE MEDICAL DIRECTION"?
    CONSISTS OF ORDERS FROM THE ON DUTY PHYSICIAN GOVEN DIRECTLY TO AN EMT IN THE FIELD BY RAIDO OR PHONE
  2. WHAT IS " OFF LINE MEDICAL DIRECTION"?
    CONSISTS OF STANDING ORDER ISSUED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR THAT ALLOWS EMT TO GIVE CERAIN MEDICATION OR PERFORM CERAIN PROCEDURES WITHOUT SPEAKING TO THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
  3. WHAT ARE "PATHOGEN"?
    THE ORGANISMS THAT CAUSE INFECTION SUCH AS VIRUSES AND BACTERIA
  4. WHAT ARE "AIRBORNE PATHOGENS"?
    ARE VIRUSES AND BACTERIA THAT ARE SPREAD BY TINY DROPLETS DURING BREATHING, COUGHING, AND SNEEZING
  5. WHAT IS THE " RYAN WHITE CARE ACT"?
    MANDATES THAT EMS PERSONNEL CAN FIND OUT WHETHER THEY WERE EXPOSED TO LIFE THREATENING DISEASES WHILE PROVIDING CARE
  6. WHAT IS "SCOPE OF PRACTICE"?
    A SET OF REGULATIONS AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATION THAT DEFINE THE SCOPE, OR EXTENT AND LIMITS OF THE EMS JOB
  7. WHAT IS "CONSENT"?
    PERMISSION FROM THE PATIENT FOR CARE OR ACTION BY THE EMT
  8. WHAT IS "NEGLIGENCE"?
    A FINDING OF FAILURE TO ACT PROPERLY IN A SITUATION IN WHICH THERE WAS A DUTY TO ACT
  9. WHAT IS "DUTY TO ACT"?
    AN OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE CARE TO A PATIENT
  10. WHAT IS "ABANDONMENT"?
    LEAVING A PATIENT AFTER CARE HAS BEEN INITIATED AND BEFORE THE PATIENT HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED
  11. SAMPLE HISTORY
    • SIGN/SYMPTOM
    • ALLERGIES
    • MEDICATION
    • PACT MEDICAL HISTORY
    • LAST ORAL INTAKE
    • EVENTS LEADING TO THE INJURY
  12. WHAT IS "ANATOMY"?
    THE STUDY OF THE BODY STRUCTURE
  13. 5 PARTS TO THE SPINE
    CERVICAL NECK 7

    THORACIC RIBS, UPPER BACK 12

    LUMBAR LOWER BACK 5

    SACRAL BACK WALL OF PELVIS 5

    COCCYX TAILBONE 4
  14. 3 TYPES OF MUSCLES
    SKELETAL MUSCLES ATTACHED TO THE BONE

    CARDIAC MUSCLES HEAT

    SMOOTH MUSCLES LUNGS
  15. THE TYPE OF SKULL BONES
    • CRANIUM TOP OF THE HEAD
    • ORBIT EYE SOCKET
    • ZYGAMATIC CHEEK BONE
    • NASAL BONE NOSE BONE
    • MAXILLA UPPER JAW BONE
    • MANDIBLE LOWER JAW BONE
  16. ABC
    • AIRWAY
    • BREATHING
    • CIRCULATION
  17. AVPU
    • ALERT/AWAKE
    • VERBAL RESPONSE
    • PAINFUL RESPONSE
    • UNRESPONSIVE
  18. WHAT IS A "PROTOCOL"?
    A LIST IF STEPS TO BE TAKEN IS DIFFERENT SITUATIONS, THEY ARE DEVELOPED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR

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