EmtIntro - INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE EMERGENCY...

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INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC
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Origins of EMS Accidental Death & Disability: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society Department of Transportation (DOT) Highway Safety Act of 1966 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Emergency Medical Act of 1973
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National Standard Curriculum Developed by DOT First developed in early 1970’s Current - 1994 Purpose Standardization of Training Programs Standardization of Levels of Certification Standardization of Patient Care
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Components of an EMS System Advisory Council Medical Direction The process used by the Medical community to assure quality and accountability in the delivery of pre-hospital care On-line Off-line Protocols Quality Improvement
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Components of an EMS System EMT Training Initial Continuing Education Instructor Training
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Components of an EMS System Communications Systems System Communication Radio Cellular System Access 911 Other easily remembered numbers
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Components of an EMS System Dispatch Center Well Designed Well Equipped Policies & Procedures
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Components of an EMS System Ambulance Service Well Designed Well Equipped Well Maintained Well Trained Staff Initial Continuing Education
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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EmtIntro - INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE EMERGENCY...

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