EMS EMT_REF Operations

EMS EMT_REF Operations - Operations, Gaining Access,...

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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
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HSC HC26 taught by Professor W.lee during the Summer '08 term at Suffolk.

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