EmtPatientAssess

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Temple College EMS Program 1 PATIENT ASSESSMENT EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC
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Temple College EMS Progra 2 INTRODUCTION What is Patient Assessment? Why is Patient Assessment important?
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Temple College EMS Progra 3 INTRODUCTION What are the phases of patient assessment? Review of Dispatch Information Scene Survey Initial Assessment Focused History and Physical Exam Detailed Physical Exam Ongoing Assessment Communication Documentation
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Temple College EMS Progra 4 INTRODUCTION Why is the order of Patient Assessment important? Why is it necessary to develop a method of assessment and use that method on all patients?
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Temple College EMS Progra 5 PATIENT ASSESSMENT SCENE SIZE-UP INITIAL ASSESSMENT FOCUSED HISTORY & PHYSICAL EXAM FOCUSED HISTORY & PHYSICAL EXAM DETAILED PHYSICAL EXAM DETAILED PHYSICAL EXAM ON-GOING ASSESSMENT Medical Patient Trauma Patient
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Temple College EMS Progra 6 Scene Size Up Begin with receipt of call Location Incident Injured/Injuries
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Temple College EMS Progra 7 Scene Size Up Continue En Route Further info from dispatcher Observe Smoke? Fire? High line wires? Railroads? Water? Industry? Other Public Safety units?
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Temple College EMS Progra 8 Scene Size Up Upon Arrival Observe Overall scene Location of victim(s) Possible Mechanisms of Injury
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Temple College EMS Progra 9 Scene Size Up Upon Arrival Observe Hazards Crowds HazMat Electricity Gas Fire Glass Jagged metal Stability of environment Traffic Environment
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Temple College EMS Progra 10 Scene Size Up Ensure Safety Yourself Partner Other rescuers/Bystanders Patient
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Temple College EMS Progra 11 Scene Size Up Call for assistance Other EMS Units Law Enforcement Fire Department HazMat Negotiating Team etc.
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Temple College EMS Progra 12 Scene Safety & Personal Protection Body Substance Isolation Hand washing Mask & gown
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Temple College EMS Progra 13 Scene Safety & Personal Protection Protective Clothing Cold weather clothing Dress in layers Turnout gear Provides head-to-toe protection Gloves Use proper gloves for job being performed
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Temple College EMS Progra 14 Scene Safety & Personal Protection Protective Clothing (Cont.) Helmets Must be worn in any fall zone Boots Should protect your feet, fit well, be flexible
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Temple College EMS Progra 15
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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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