5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Prospective medical directions
- continuous quality improvement (CQI)
- Standing orders
- a Programs designed to improve the level of care; commonly driven by quality assurance.
- b Physician participation in the development of EMS protocols, procedures, and participation in the education and testing of EMS professionals; a type of offline medical directions.
- c Written instructions that authorize EMS personnel to perform certain medical interventions before establishing direct communication with a physician.
- d Showing a person care and commission with an appreciation for his/her situation without feeling the same emotions.
- e Qualities or characteristics of a person.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A predefined set of skills, interventions, or other activities that the paramedic is legally authorized to perform when necessary; usually set by state law or regulation and local medical directions.
- National Standard Curriculum
- The exchange of thoughts, messages and information.
- A local process by which an individual is permitted by a specific entity (medical director) to practice in a specific setting (EMS agency).
- The process of refreshing information and skills previously learned.
5 True/False questions
Certification → The exchange of thoughts, messages and information.
Teamwork → The ability to work with others to achieve a common goal.
Advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT) → An EMS professional who provides initial basic life support care to patients who access the EMS system; formerly called first responder.
Registration → An external verification of the competencies that an individual has achieved and typically involves an examination process; in healthcare these process are typically designed to verify that an individual has achieved minimum competency to ensure safe and effective patient care.
Online medical direction → Prospective and retrospective medical direction.