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Unformatted text preview: EMS SKILL EMS SKILL PATIENT ASSESSMENT PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY TAPE - BROSELOW PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES The examinee will demonstrate proficiency in the use of a Pediatric Emergency Tape (within their scope of practice) to determine color code, weight, drug dosages, and size of equipment for a simulated pediatric patient. CONDITION The examinee will be asked to determine the weight, drug dosage, and/or correct size of equipment for a pediatric patient who is either in a standing or supine position using the Pediatric Emergency Tape. Necessary equipment will be adjacent to the patient. EQUIPMENT Simulated pediatric patient or infant/child manikin, Pediatric Emergency Tape, goggles, masks, gown, gloves. PERFORMANCE CRITERIA y 100% accuracy required on all items designated by a diamond ( ¡ ) for skills testing and must manage successfully all items indicated by double asterisks (**). y Documentation, identified by the symbol (§), must be practiced, but is not a required test item. y Appropriate body substance isolation precautions must be instituted. PREPARATION Skill Component Key Concepts ¡ Take body substance isolation precautions y Mandatory personal protective equipment - gloves y Situational - goggles, masks, gown ¡ Place patient in position for optimal evaluation of body length or height: y Supine y Standing y Optimal position depends on the infant/child’s condition and temperament....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2009 for the course EMT Firetech 9 taught by Professor Pittman during the Fall '08 term at East Los Angeles College.
- Fall '08