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UCLA EMT-(1) EMS SYSTEMS
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Terms in this set (23)
A SYSTEM OF INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL REVIEWS AND AUDITS OF ALL ASPECTS OF AN EMS SYSTEM
CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (CQI)
THE PHYSICIAN WHO AUTHORIZES OR DELEGATES TO THE EMT THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE IN THE FIELD
DOCUMENT CRATED BY THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION THAT OUTLINES THE SKILLS PERFORMED BY THE VARIOS EMS PROVIDERS.
NATIONAL EMS SCOPE OF PRACTICE MODEL
AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS TRAINING IN SPECIFIC ASPECTS OF ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT, SUCH AS IV THERAPY AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICATIONS.
ADVANCED EMT (AEMT)
A CALL CENTER STAFFED BY TRAINED PERSONNEL WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MANAGING REQUESTS FOR POLICE/FIRE/EMS SERVICES
PUBLIC SAFETY ACCESS POINT
FOCUSED ON EXAMINING THE HEALTH NEEDS OF ENTIRE POPULATIONS WITH THE GOAL OF PREVENTING HEALTH PROBLEMS.
THE PROCESS WHEREBY A STATE ALLOWS INDIVIDUALS TO PERFORM A REGULATED ACT.
A DEVICE THAT DETECTS TREATABLE LIFE THREATENING CARDIAC ARRYTHMIAS (V-FIB/V-TACH) AND DELIVERS THE APPROPRIATE SHOCK TO THE PT.
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)
COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION THAT IS DESIGNED TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS W/ DISABILITIES AGAINST DISCRIMINATION
THE AMERICAN'S WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
PHYSICIAN INSTRUCTIONS THAT ARE GIVEN DIRECTLY (ONLINE) OR INDIRECTLY (OFFLINE) AS AUTHORIZED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE SERVICE PROGRAM.
A PROCESS IN WHICH A PERSON, INSTITUTE OR PROGRAM IS EVALUATED AND RECOGNIZED AS MEETING CERTAIN PRE-DETERMINED STANDARDS TO PROVIDE SAFE AND ETHICAL CARE.
EFFORTS TO PREVENT AN INJURY OR ILLNESS FROM EVER OCCURRING
THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR TO ENSURE THAT THE APPROPRIATE MEDICAL CARE STANDARDS ARE MET BY EMT's ON EACH CALL.
INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN ALS INCLUDING ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION, EMERGENCY PHARMACOLOGY, CARDIAC MONITORING AND OTHER ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT SKILLS.
EFFORTS TO LIMIT THE EFFECTS OF AN INJURY OR ILLNESS THAT YOU CANNOT COMPLETELY PREVENT.
A SYSTEM THAT ASSISTS DISPATCHERS IN SELECTING APPROPRIATE UNITS TO RESPOND TO A PARTICULAR CALL FOR ASSISTANCE AND IN PROVIDING CALLERS W/ VITAL INSTRUCTIONS UNTIL THE ARRIVAL OF EMS CREWS.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCH (EMD)
AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS TRAINING IN BASIC LIFE SUPPORT, INCLUDING AED, USE OF AIRWAY ADJUNCTS AND ASSISTING PATIENTS W/ CERTAIN MEDICATIONS
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)
A MULTI-DISIPLINARY SYSTEM THAT REPRESENTS THE COMBINED EFFORTS OF SEVERAL PROFESSIONALS AND AGENCIES TO PROVIDE PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE TO THE SICK AND INJURED
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
THE FIRST TRAINED INDIVIDUAL SUCH AS A POLICE OFFICER, FIRE FIGHTER, LIFEGUARD OR OTHER RESCUER TO ARRIVE AT THE SCENE OF AN EMERGENCY AND TO PROVIDE INITIAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (EMR)
THE DELIVERY OF MEDICATION DIRECTLY INTO A VEIN
THE DESIGNATED AREA IN WHICH THE EMS PROVIDER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROVISION OF PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE AND TRANSPORTATION TO THE HOSPITAL.
PRIMARY SERVICE AREA (PSA)
FEDERAL LEGISLATION PASSED IN 1996. MAIN EFFECT IN EMS IS IN LIMITING AVAILABILITY OF PATIENTS HEALTH CARE INFORMATION AND PENALIZING VIOLATION OF PATIENT PRIVACY.
HIPAA (HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND PRIVACY ACT) 1996
ADVANCED LIFE SAVING PROCEDURES SOME OF WHICH ARE NOW BEING PROVIDED BY THE EMT.
ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (ALS)
What position is used as an alternative to the lithotomy position?
When a patient is on hold and the second call is an emergency, the assistant must take care of it before returning to the first call. T or F.
A disgruntled coworker infects a box of pastries with dysentery, causing several staff to become ill. This is an example of:
According to our text, the rising cost of prescription drugs now accounts for 25% of the annual increase in health care.
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