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EMS EMT_REF Operations

EMS EMT_REF Operations - Operations Gaining Access Haz-Mat...

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Operations, Gaining Access, Haz-Mat, MCI, And Basic Triage Phases of the Ambulance Call Preparation for the Call Personnel Staffing for Ambulance Response Two EMT-Bs preferred At least one EMT-B on ambulance or with patient (N.Y. State minimum staffing as of Jan. 1, 2001) Driving the Ambulance Good operators are: Mentally/physically fit Have positive attitude Can perform under stress Tolerate other drivers Wear safety belts. Familiar with vehicle. Alert to road & weather Use caution when using red lights/siren. Select appropriate route. Maintain safe following distance. Have due regard for safety of others. DON’T USE RED LIGHTS & SIREN WHEN NOT NEEDED En Route to Call Driving Hazards ! Intersection most common accident type ! Escorts & multiple-vehicle responses
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Motorists don’t expect 2nd emergency vehicle.) Arrival at Scene Parking the Ambulance Park uphill from leaking hazards. Park 100 feet from wreckage (when possible). Set parking brake. Utilize warning lights. Avoid parking where exit will behampered. Arrival at Scene Procedures Notify dispatch. Size up the scene. 9 Safety 9 BSI 9 Number of patients 9 Support services Actions Organized Rapid & efficient Goals Transport Stabilize Patient Viability Deliver to definitive care Transferring to the Ambulance Prepare patient. Complete critical interventions. Check dressings & splints. Secure patient to moving device.
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En Route to Receiving Facility Notify dispatch. Continue ongoing assessment. Notify receiving facility. Reassure patient. Complete reports. At Receiving Facility Notify dispatch. Caution backing into facility. Verbal & written reports Transfer of care to hospital En Route to Station Notify dispatch.
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  • Summer '08
  • W.Lee
  • Dangerous goods, triage, Command center Extrication sector Triage sector Treatment sector Staging sector Transportation sector Supply sector Rehabilitation sector Individuals

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