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2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
EMT
anatomic position
3 axis
superior
Inferior
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
above another organ (going towards the head) ... ex: the knee is…
Towards the bottom ... ex: the foot is inferior to the knee
anatomic position
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
3 axis
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
329 terms
EMT
Assault
battery
kidnapping
defamation
unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm
touching a patient or providing emergency care without consent
the seizing, confining, abducting, or carrying away of a pers…
the communication of false information about a person that is…
Assault
unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm
battery
touching a patient or providing emergency care without consent
17 terms
EMT
AED
First responder
BLS
EMT- Basic
Helps restore the normal heart rhythm of a cardiac arrest pat…
first to arrive on scene
essential to maintain life
Education= Min 120 hours approved training program... 10 hours i…
AED
Helps restore the normal heart rhythm of a cardiac arrest pat…
First responder
first to arrive on scene
30 terms
EMT
hypothermia
hyperthermia
multisystem trauma
pulmonary embolism
generalized cooling that reduces body temperature below normal
an increase in body temperature above normal
one or more injuries that affect more than one body system
blockage in the blood circulation of the lung caused by a blo…
hypothermia
generalized cooling that reduces body temperature below normal
hyperthermia
an increase in body temperature above normal
8 terms
EMT
Apneustic Respirations
Bradypnea
Ataxic Respirations
Medulla Oblongata
indicated when there is damage to upper part of the pons ( br…
Rate at which a patient is breathing, having direct relations…
Irregular breathing pattern intermixed with irregular periods…
the continuation of the spinal cord within the skull, forming…
Apneustic Respirations
indicated when there is damage to upper part of the pons ( br…
Bradypnea
Rate at which a patient is breathing, having direct relations…
83 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
70 terms
EMT
designated agent
Evidence Based
Medical Direction
Off Line Medical Direction
an EMT or other person that is authorized by the medical dire…
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
oversight of the patient care aspects of an EMT system by the…
consists of standing orders issued by the medical director th…
designated agent
an EMT or other person that is authorized by the medical dire…
Evidence Based
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
278 terms
EMT
M.O.I.
N.O.I.
A.V.P.U.
L.O.C.
Mechanism of Injury
Nature of Illness
Alert... Verbal... Pain... Unresponsive
Level of Consciousness
M.O.I.
Mechanism of Injury
N.O.I.
Nature of Illness
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
472 terms
EMT
Medical director
Online contact
offline contact
QI program
main contact between EMT and hospitals and medical community;…
direct; over the phone or radio with director or physician
standing orders and protocols
quality improvement program
Medical director
main contact between EMT and hospitals and medical community;…
Online contact
direct; over the phone or radio with director or physician
31 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
316 terms
EMT
Quality Improvement
Other Roles of EMT
When reaching in the back of an ambula…
When lifting
care we provide under our current level of care... -only goal is…
educate public on recognizing emergency, accessing EMS, preve…
grab onto overhead railing
-lock back and prevent twisting motions... -don't lock knees or…
Quality Improvement
care we provide under our current level of care... -only goal is…
Other Roles of EMT
educate public on recognizing emergency, accessing EMS, preve…
56 terms
EMT
Normal Adult HR
Normal Kid HR
Normal Adult BP
Normal Kid BP
60-100
70-150
120/80... Min. 90
60-70... -> kid until 10yrs: 70+(2xage) = minimal BP... -> hard to…
Normal Adult HR
60-100
Normal Kid HR
70-150
133 terms
EMT
Bradycardia
What's a normal pulse ox?
What's a pulse oximeter?
Normal pulse for adults?
slow heart rate/pulse
97-100%
monitors the oxygen saturation of a patient's blood
60-80 bpm, faster for kids
Bradycardia
slow heart rate/pulse
What's a normal pulse ox?
97-100%
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
445 terms
EMT
Far from midline
Close to midline
Movement away from midline
Movement towards midline
Lateral
Medial
Abduction
Adduction
Far from midline
Lateral
Close to midline
Medial
473 terms
EMT
Ensure personal safety
Medical Director
Medical Director
Personal safety
First priority of the EMT on the emergency scene
An EMT is operating as a designated agent of the
legally responsible for the clinical and patient-care aspects…
The first concern of an EMT ALWAYS
Ensure personal safety
First priority of the EMT on the emergency scene
Medical Director
An EMT is operating as a designated agent of the
78 terms
EMT
Angiotensin-converting enzyme
aspirin
bicarbonate
birth control pills
ACE
ASA
HCO3
BCP
Angiotensin-converting enzyme
ACE
aspirin
ASA
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
83 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
661 terms
EMT
Aerobic Metabolism
Anaerobic Metabolism
Cardiac Output
Chemoreceptors
The cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
The cellular process in which glucose is metabolized into ene…
The amount of blood ejected from the heart in 1 minute (heart…
Chemical sensors in the brain and blood vessels that identify…
Aerobic Metabolism
The cellular process in which oxygen is used to metabolize gl…
Anaerobic Metabolism
The cellular process in which glucose is metabolized into ene…
2,000 terms
EMT
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
Which of the following patients would…
Which of the following bones is affect…
During your assessment of a 34-year ol…
correctly positioning the head
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
Radius
decreased blood flow to the skin
Snoring respirations are most rapidly…
correctly positioning the head
Which of the following patients would…
an awake and alert 19-year-old man with a small caliber gunsh…
56 terms
EMT
Normal Glucose
Hypoglycemia levels
Hyperglycemia levels
Normal Adult resp
80-120
60
Above 140
12-20bpm
Normal Glucose
80-120
Hypoglycemia levels
60
67 terms
EMT
Electrophysiology
MDT
Pre-hospital emergency care
Medical Direction
branch of physiology dealing with the electrical phenomena as…
Mobile Data Communications (computer in the front of the ambu…
Keeping the public safe and healthy (preventative, EMS, Recog…
Local legestation (MEDICAL DIETIES)
Electrophysiology
branch of physiology dealing with the electrical phenomena as…
MDT
Mobile Data Communications (computer in the front of the ambu…
11 terms
EMT
Wheezing
Rhonchi
Crackles
Emphysema
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
Bubbly or crackling sounds... Associated with fluid around the a…
• Often caused by smoking... • Destruction of alveolar walls... • C…
Wheezing
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Rhonchi
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
11 terms
EMT
Wheezing
Rhonchi
Crackles
Emphysema
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
Bubbly or crackling sounds... Associated with fluid around the a…
• Often caused by smoking... • Destruction of alveolar walls... • C…
Wheezing
High-pitched, musical, whistling... Constriction of bronchioles
Rhonchi
Snoring or rattling noises... Caused by thick mucous secretions
96 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
36 terms
Emt
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
clavicle
scapula
skull
cervical vertebrae (7)
123 terms
EMT
anatomic position
3 axis
superior
Inferior
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
above another organ (going towards the head) ... ex: the knee is…
Towards the bottom ... ex: the foot is inferior to the knee
anatomic position
standing facing forward, arms at the side, palms facing forwa…
3 axis
frontal- front and back ... traversal- top and bottom ... sagital-…
8 terms
Emt
A
Ab
Abdom(o)
Acr(o)
Without,lack of
Away from
Abdomun
Pertaining to an extremity
A
Without,lack of
Ab
Away from
30 terms
EMT
Aerobic Metabolism
Anaerobic Metabolism
Perfusion
Laryngeal Spasm
Chemical and physical changes that take place with in the cel…
Chemical and physical changes that take place within the cell…
Delivery of oxygen and other nutrients to the cells of all or…
a contraction of the vocal cords that causes them to close an…
Aerobic Metabolism
Chemical and physical changes that take place with in the cel…
Anaerobic Metabolism
Chemical and physical changes that take place within the cell…
EMT
Activated Charcoal
Contradiction Activated Charcoal
side effect of Activated Charcoal
Oral Glucose
25-100g Po, Overdose, Bind to prevent the breakdown of chemic…
unresponsive, can't swallow, can't follow directions
Nausea/vomiting
15g, increase serum level in blood, IM
Activated Charcoal
25-100g Po, Overdose, Bind to prevent the breakdown of chemic…
Contradiction Activated Charcoal
unresponsive, can't swallow, can't follow directions
304 terms
EMT
American Heart Association protocols a…
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
Which of the following courses require…
Which of the following statements rega…
Evidence based research
Medical director approval
EMT
The ADA prohibits employers from failing to provide full and…
American Heart Association protocols a…
Evidence based research
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
Medical director approval
83 terms
EMT
Abrasion
Acute
Advanced EMT
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
An individual trained according to the DOT curriculum for int…
Patient care given in the hospital or by paramedics in the fi…
Abrasion
An open soft tissue injury caused by scraping away the superf…
Acute
rapid onset, severe, and short in duration.
24 terms
EMT
-logy
-philia
-emisis
tachy-
the study of
affinity for
vomiting
fast; rapid
-logy
the study of
-philia
affinity for
115 terms
EMT
designated agent
evidence-based
medical direction
911 System
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
oversight of the patient-care aspects of an EMS system by the…
a system for telephone access to report emergencies. A dispat…
designated agent
an EMT or other person authorized by a Medical Director to gi…
evidence-based
description of medical techniques or practices that are suppo…
31 terms
EMT
Bilateral
Mid-Axillary
Anterior
Posterior
On both sides
I'm line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to th…
The front of the body or body part
The back of the body or body part
Bilateral
On both sides
Mid-Axillary
I'm line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to th…
18 terms
EMT
Abandonment
Agonal
Anaphylaxis
Angina pectoris
Leaving a pt without somone w/ equal or higher training
Gasping dying breaths
Severe allergic reaction
Chest pain relieved w/ rest
Abandonment
Leaving a pt without somone w/ equal or higher training
Agonal
Gasping dying breaths
69 terms
emt
Hypovolemic Shock
Distributive Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
Obstructive Shock
caused by low blood volume
caused by vasodilation. No real loss of fluids
caused by ineffective pump of the heart
caused by obstruction of blood flow
Hypovolemic Shock
caused by low blood volume
Distributive Shock
caused by vasodilation. No real loss of fluids
171 terms
emt
If an EMT candidate has been convicted…
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
Which of the following statements rega…
A layperson is often trained to perfor…
contact the state EMS office for more information.
your local EMS protocols.
The NREMT provides a national standard for EMS testing.
insertion of an oropharyngeal airway.
If an EMT candidate has been convicted…
contact the state EMS office for more information.
As an EMT, you may be authorized to ad…
your local EMS protocols.
75 terms
EMT
Anaphylaxis involves...
Urticaria
Symptoms of insect stings
Signs of anaphylaxis
- multiple organ systems... - wheezing is the most common sign
multiple, small, raised areas on the skin that are itchy or b…
- sudden pain... - swelling... - localized heat... - redness... - itching…
- dyspnea... - hypotension... -tachycardia
Anaphylaxis involves...
- multiple organ systems... - wheezing is the most common sign
Urticaria
multiple, small, raised areas on the skin that are itchy or b…
11 terms
EMT
Designated agent
Standing orders
Off-line medical direction
On-line medical direction
An EMT or other person authorized a medical director to give…
A policy or protocol issued by a medical director that author…
Standing orders issued by the medical director that allow EMT…
Orders given directly by the on duty physician to an EMT in t…
Designated agent
An EMT or other person authorized a medical director to give…
Standing orders
A policy or protocol issued by a medical director that author…
115 terms
EMT
pulse on top of foot
respiratory failure
Eustress
refusal to use non-rebreather mask
dorsalis pedis
When the respiratory challenge continues, the systems cannot…
positive form of stress that helps people work when under pre…
nasal cannula or medical control
pulse on top of foot
dorsalis pedis
respiratory failure
When the respiratory challenge continues, the systems cannot…
79 terms
EMT
CPAP indications
CPAP Contraindications
CPAP
Pneumothorax
-PT must be alert and able to follow commands ... -PT signs of m…
-PT in respiratory arrest... -signs/symptoms of pneumothorax or…
-Continuous positive airway pressure... -increases pressure to t…
A partial or complete accumulation of air in the pleural space.
CPAP indications
-PT must be alert and able to follow commands ... -PT signs of m…
CPAP Contraindications
-PT in respiratory arrest... -signs/symptoms of pneumothorax or…
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