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Temple College EMS Program 1 LEGAL ASPECTS OF PRE-HOSPITAL CARE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC
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Temple College EMS Program 2 Scope of Practice Scope of Practice outlines the care EMT’s are able to provide to the patient In TEXAS - There is no “defined” scope of practice
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Temple College EMS Program 3 Scope of Practice Established by Medical Director Medical Practice Act Allows Physicians to delegate procedures to EMS personnel Protocol On-Line
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Temple College EMS Program 4 Standard of Care Local Custom Protocol Other factors Location Hazards Crowds
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Temple College EMS Program 5 Standard of Care “- - - how a reasonably prudent person with similar training & experience would act under similar circumstances, with similar equipment, and in the same place.”
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Temple College EMS Program 6 Standard of Care Law Constitutional Legislative Executive Judicial
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Temple College EMS Program 7 Standard of Care Professional Standards American Heart Association (AHA) American Ambulance Association (AAA) National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Texas Department of Health (TDH) Department of Transpiration
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Temple College EMS Program 8 Standard of Care Institutional Standards Service Regional Systems
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Temple College EMS Program 9 Negligence Simple (Ordinary) Negligence Gross Negligence Proving Negligence Duty to Act Breach of Duty Damages Causation
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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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EmtLegal - LEGAL ASPECTS OF PRE-HOSPITAL CARE EMERGENCY...

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