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16 terms
Paramedicine Final
Asystole/PEA
V-Fib/V-Tach without pulse
SVT
Chest Pain
-most dreaded cardiac arrhythmias. PEA is characterized by de…
1)Epinephrine- 1 mg IV/IO every 3 to 5 min ... 2)Amiodarone- del…
1) adenosine (adenocard)- slows electrical impulse at AV Node…
1) Nitroglycerine-Tablet,spray,ointment, IV blous 12.5-25 mcg…
Asystole/PEA
-most dreaded cardiac arrhythmias. PEA is characterized by de…
V-Fib/V-Tach without pulse
1)Epinephrine- 1 mg IV/IO every 3 to 5 min ... 2)Amiodarone- del…
80 terms
Paramedicine Exam
Discuss The Rationale for reflection i…
Why reflect?
Gain Better understanding of self
Describe the different aspects and pro…
- Integral part of working as professional > learning and imp…
- Part of Council of Ambulance Authoritites Paramedic Profess…
- See what you are good at and what needs imrpvoement... - Docum…
- What we practice now... - Retrospective reflection - reflectin…
Discuss The Rationale for reflection i…
- Integral part of working as professional > learning and imp…
Why reflect?
- Part of Council of Ambulance Authoritites Paramedic Profess…
8 terms
introduction to paramedicine
Advanced emergency medical technician
Critical care transport
Emergency medical responder
Emergency medical services
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
the transport of critically ill or injured patients.
the level of EMS practitioner who is likely to be the first p…
a comprehensive network of personnel, equipment, and resource…
Advanced emergency medical technician
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
Critical care transport
the transport of critically ill or injured patients.
13 terms
Ethics in paramedicine
Autonomy
Beneficence
Ethics
Justice
A competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
the principle of doing good for the patient.
The rules or standards that govern the conduct of members of…
The obligation to treat all patients fairly
Autonomy
A competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
Beneficence
the principle of doing good for the patient.
26 terms
Paramedicine 2
Dexamethasone DEX
Dexamethasone dose
Dexamethasone CI
Diasepam DZP
moderate-severe croup... It's a corticosteroid that reduces subg…
Ampoules of IV preparation given orally: 4mg in 1 ml... 1mo - 12…
previously diagnosed hypertension ... systemic infection/sepsis
a CNS depressant - sedative and anticonvulsant... fits >5 minute…
Dexamethasone DEX
moderate-severe croup... It's a corticosteroid that reduces subg…
Dexamethasone dose
Ampoules of IV preparation given orally: 4mg in 1 ml... 1mo - 12…
25 terms
Paramedicine 1
Adrenaline dose (ADM/ADX)
Adrenaline cautions
Amiodarone dose (AMO)
Amiodarone SE
CA (IV): 1mg in 10 ml: 1mg (10ml) ... A/A (IM): 1mg in 1ml: 500m…
No repeated doses to hypothermic patients... severe hypertension…
300mg in 10ml: 300mg (10ml), repeat: 150mg (5ml), max: 450mg
Bradycardia... vasodilation causing flushing and hypotension... bro…
Adrenaline dose (ADM/ADX)
CA (IV): 1mg in 10 ml: 1mg (10ml) ... A/A (IM): 1mg in 1ml: 500m…
Adrenaline cautions
No repeated doses to hypothermic patients... severe hypertension…
8 terms
Introduction to Paramedicine
Paramedic
Four Levels of EMS providers
The modern paramedic
Paramedic Characteristics
highest level of prehospital care provider
EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic
1. primary task is to provide emergency medical care in an ou…
1. Flexible (must meet the demands of the ever-changing emerg…
Paramedic
highest level of prehospital care provider
Four Levels of EMS providers
EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic
16 terms
Chapter 3 intro to paramedicine
Allied health professions
Nature of Illness
Pathophysiology
Mechanism of Injury
ancillary health care professions apart from physicians and n…
a patient's general medical condition or complaint
the study of how disease affects normal body processes
the force or forces that caused an injury.
Allied health professions
ancillary health care professions apart from physicians and n…
Nature of Illness
a patient's general medical condition or complaint
17 terms
PARA1001 - History of Paramedicine
A cholera outbreak in Toronto prompts…
Dr. Norm McNally is hired by the provi…
Ambulances in Ontario are standardized
OASIS is introduced and Community Coll…
1832
1966
1969
1970
A cholera outbreak in Toronto prompts…
1832
Dr. Norm McNally is hired by the provi…
1966
44 terms
Paramedicine: Pathologies / Symptoms
Dyspnea
Rib/sternal fracture
Flail chest
Closed PT+
Difficulty breathing
- History of blow or compression injury to chest... - Localized…
- H+ Blunt T+... - Paradoxical M+... - Visible deformity... - D+... - Pai…
- H+ of chest T+... - Pain at site of injury... - Pleuritic pain... -…
Dyspnea
Difficulty breathing
Rib/sternal fracture
- History of blow or compression injury to chest... - Localized…
50 terms
CH 1 INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDICINE
A comprehensive network of personnel,…
Which of the following is an environme…
Critical care ambulances are:... a. speci…
Excellent judgement and the ability to…
c. EMS system
b. industrial environments
a. specially equipped and staffed for extremely ill patients
a. essential skills for the paramedic
A comprehensive network of personnel,…
c. EMS system
Which of the following is an environme…
b. industrial environments
8 terms
1.1 Introduction to Paramedicine
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
critical care transport
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
Commonly called "first responders," these providers perform b…
The prehospital emergency care delivery system. (Pg. 3)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
critical care transport
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
13 terms
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Paramedicine
- Levels of EMS Providers
• The Modern Paramedic
• Paramedic Characteristics
•Paramedic: A True Health Professional
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR):... immediate lifesaving car…
- Combination of public health, public... safety, health care…
- Flexible... - Confident leader... - Excellent judgment... - Prior…
Continuing education programs... - Reviews skills and procedure…
- Levels of EMS Providers
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR):... immediate lifesaving car…
• The Modern Paramedic
- Combination of public health, public... safety, health care…
32 terms
Clinical Paramedicine Test 1
Billing
refusal
Aid to capacity
cc
blue copy of ACR goes to ___________ office
Code 5 is __________ of transport
_______ ____ ______________ is when a person is presumed capa…
___ = gtts/drops mL
Billing
blue copy of ACR goes to ___________ office
refusal
Code 5 is __________ of transport
34 terms
Module 01 - Foundations of Paramedicine
What are protocols?
What are the 4 levels of pre-hospital…
What are the different types of ambula…
Type 1 Ambulance
Protocols are designed around the four "T's" - Triage: a meth…
EMR, PCP, ACP, CCP
Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
Conventional cab and chassis on which a module ambulance body…
What are protocols?
Protocols are designed around the four "T's" - Triage: a meth…
What are the 4 levels of pre-hospital…
EMR, PCP, ACP, CCP
Paramedicine Drug Protocols
Fentanyl Contraindications
Fentanyl Precautions
Morphene Contraindications
Morphene Precautions
Hypersensitivity, Labour
Age, Impaired liver or renal function, Respiratory tracht bur…
Hypersensitivity, Labour, Renal failure
Age, Hypotension, Acute alcoholism, Respiratory tracht burns,…
Fentanyl Contraindications
Hypersensitivity, Labour
Fentanyl Precautions
Age, Impaired liver or renal function, Respiratory tracht bur…
80 terms
Chapter 1 into to paramedicine - highlights
Today, equipped with the latest in equ…
The paramedic of the 21st-century is
Highest level of prehospital care and…
Primary task of the paramedic is
Truly a mobile emergency room to bring sophisticated emergenc…
Not a highly trained healthcare professional who provides com…
Paramedic
To provide emergency medical care in an out of hospital setti…
Today, equipped with the latest in equ…
Truly a mobile emergency room to bring sophisticated emergenc…
The paramedic of the 21st-century is
Not a highly trained healthcare professional who provides com…
6 terms
Volume 1 Chapter 8: Ethics of Paramedicine
Autonomy
Beneficence
Ethics
Justice
a competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
the principle of doing good for the patient.
the rules or standards that govern the conduct
the obligation to treat all patients fairly.
Autonomy
a competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
Beneficence
the principle of doing good for the patient.
A&P/INTRO TO PARAMEDICINE FINAL REVIEW
THE PROCESS OF GAS EXCHANGE BETWEEN TH…
WHAT IS THE LLARGEST CARTILAGE IN THE…
THE BULK MOVEMENT OF GAS WITHIN THE LU…
WHICH STRUCTURE CONTROSLS THE OPENING…
INTERNAL REPIRATION
THYROID CARTILAGE / ADAM'S APPLE
VENTILATION
EPIGLOTTIS
THE PROCESS OF GAS EXCHANGE BETWEEN TH…
INTERNAL REPIRATION
WHAT IS THE LLARGEST CARTILAGE IN THE…
THYROID CARTILAGE / ADAM'S APPLE
9 terms
Paramedicine (including Clark Country Protocols)
Atrial Flutter Rates
ET tube placement documentation
Ketamine Induction Dose
Ketamine preferred induction agent for…
Type I "Typical" = 250-350 bpm... Type II "Atypical" = 350-450 bpm
IMPORTANT: Reconfirm placement after each pt movement (press…
2 mg/kg (max 200 mg single dose)
1. Trauma pts in shock... 2. Profound sepsis... 3. COPD/asthma pts
Atrial Flutter Rates
Type I "Typical" = 250-350 bpm... Type II "Atypical" = 350-450 bpm
ET tube placement documentation
IMPORTANT: Reconfirm placement after each pt movement (press…
8 terms
Volume 1 Chapter 1, Intro to Paramedicine
Emergency Medical Service (EMS) system
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Advanced EMT (A-EMT)
a comprehensive network of personnel, equipment, and resource…
the level of EMS practitioner who is likely to be the first p…
the level of EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency me…
the level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
Emergency Medical Service (EMS) system
a comprehensive network of personnel, equipment, and resource…
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
the level of EMS practitioner who is likely to be the first p…
695 terms
Paramedic Care Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals Vocabulary
ABCs
ABO Blood Groups
Acid-base Reaction
Acidosis
Airway, breathing, and circulation.
Four blood groups formed by the presence or absence of two an…
Any chemical reaction that results in the transfer of protons.
A high concentration of hydrogen ions; a pH below 7.25; an ex…
ABCs
Airway, breathing, and circulation.
ABO Blood Groups
Four blood groups formed by the presence or absence of two an…
8 terms
Volume 1 Chapter 1 - Intro to Paramedicine
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
Critical Care Transport
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
The transport of critically ill or injured patients
The level of EMS practitioner who is likely to be the first p…
A comprehensive network of personnel, equipment, and resource…
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
Critical Care Transport
The transport of critically ill or injured patients
261 terms
Paramedic Care Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine Vocabulary
Abandonment
Abstract
Accelerometers
Accreditation
Termination of the paramedic-patient relationship without ass…
A written summary of the key points, especially of a scientif…
Sensors in a vehicle that can measure a change in total veloc…
A system ensuring that education programs for paramedics and…
Abandonment
Termination of the paramedic-patient relationship without ass…
Abstract
A written summary of the key points, especially of a scientif…
18 terms
Paramedic Care - Volume 1, Chapter 8 Key Terms (Ethics in Paramedicine)
autonomy
beneficence
ethics
justice
A competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
The principle of doing good for the patient. (Pg. 139)
The rules or standards that govern the conduct of members of…
The obligation to treat all patients fairly. (Pg. 139)
autonomy
A competent adult patient's right to determine what happens t…
beneficence
The principle of doing good for the patient. (Pg. 139)
13 terms
Chapter 1- key terms and review questions - intro to paramedicine
Advanced emergency medical technician
Critical care transport
Emergency medical technician
Emergency medical responder
P.3 AEMT - provide basic and limited advanced emergency medic…
P.6 - The patients on these transports are critically ill and…
P.3 EMT- provide basic emergency medical care and transportat…
P.3 EMR - primary focus is to initiate immediate lifesaving c…
Advanced emergency medical technician
P.3 AEMT - provide basic and limited advanced emergency medic…
Critical care transport
P.6 - The patients on these transports are critically ill and…
8 terms
Paramedic Care - Volume 1, Chapter 1 Key Terms (Introduction to Paramedicine)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
critical care transport
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
Commonly called "first responders," these providers perform b…
The prehospital emergency care delivery system. (Pg. 3)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
critical care transport
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
8 terms
Paramedic Volume 1 - Chapter 1: Introduction to Paramedicine Vocabulary
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Paramedic
Paramedicine
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
The level of EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency me…
The level of EMS practitioner who provides the highest level…
The totality of the roles and responsibilities of paramedic p…
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
The level of EMS practitioner who performs the responsibiliti…
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
The level of EMS practitioner who provides basic emergency me…
8 terms
Paramedic Care - Volume 1, Chapter 1 Key Terms (Introduction to Paramedicine)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
critical care transport
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
Commonly called "first responders," these providers perform b…
The prehospital emergency care delivery system. (Pg. 3)
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician…
An ems professional who provides basic and limited advanced s…
critical care transport
The transport of a patient from an emergency department, crit…
102 terms
Paramedic Care Volume 2 Paramedicine Fundamentals Pathology pt4-6
tissue
germ layers
endoderm
mesoderm
group of cells w a common purpose
cells differentiate into 3 "germ layers" endoderm, mesoderm,…
innermost germ cell layer and gives rise to epithelial tissue…
middle layer, skeletal, cardiac, smooth d
tissue
group of cells w a common purpose
germ layers
cells differentiate into 3 "germ layers" endoderm, mesoderm,…
32 terms
Paramedic Drug Cards
Activated Charcoal
Adenosine ( Adenocard )
Albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin)
Amiodarone ( Cordarone, Pacerone )
Class: Adsorbent... Indications: Most oral poisonings and medic…
Class: Endogenous nucleotide ... Indications: Conversion of PSV…
Class: Sympathomimetic, bronchodilator... Indications: Treatmen…
Class : Antiarrythmic... Indications: V-fib/pulseless V-Tach an…
Activated Charcoal
Class: Adsorbent... Indications: Most oral poisonings and medic…
Adenosine ( Adenocard )
Class: Endogenous nucleotide ... Indications: Conversion of PSV…
9 terms
Chapter 18- Labeling Pulse Points
Temporal Artery
Facial Artery
Common carotid artery
Brachial artery
Temporal Artery
Facial Artery
79 terms
Para 303 Obstetrics & Paediatrics
Term
Pre-term
Show
Spontaneous rupture of membranes
>= 37 week gestation.
24 - <37 weeks gestation.
Vaginal discharge of mucous & blood.
Gush of normally clear or pink coloured fluid. Can occur from…
Term
>= 37 week gestation.
Pre-term
24 - <37 weeks gestation.
ECG Rhythm Quiz: Strip and Name only
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Bradycardia
Normal Sinus Rhythm
Normal Sinus Rhythm
54 terms
Paramedic Drugs
Respiratory Drugs
Albuterol
Atrovent
Etomidate
Albuterol, Atrovent, Xoponex, Racemic Epi
Classification: Bronchodilator, beta agonist... Action: Binds an…
Classification: Bronchodilator, anticholinergic... Action: Antag…
Classification: Hypnotic, anesthesia induction agent... Action:…
Respiratory Drugs
Albuterol, Atrovent, Xoponex, Racemic Epi
Albuterol
Classification: Bronchodilator, beta agonist... Action: Binds an…
21 terms
Cardiac Rhythms
Sinus Rhythm
Sinus Arrhythmia
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Rate 60-100... Regular... P before every QRS... QRS after every P... PR I…
Rate 60-100... Slightly Irregular... P before every QRS... QRS after e…
Rate < 60... Regular... P before every QRS... QRS after every P... PR Int…
Rate >100... Regular... P before every QRS... QRS after every P... PR Int…
Sinus Rhythm
Rate 60-100... Regular... P before every QRS... QRS after every P... PR I…
Sinus Arrhythmia
Rate 60-100... Slightly Irregular... P before every QRS... QRS after e…
133 terms
PARA107
Shock
Perfusion
Perfusion Status Assessment
Shock triangle
Clinical syndrome where tissue perfusion and hence oxygenatio…
Ability of the CV system to provide the body with adequate bl…
Pulse, BP, Sp02
Pump= ability of left ventricle to eject blood for systemic c…
Shock
Clinical syndrome where tissue perfusion and hence oxygenatio…
Perfusion
Ability of the CV system to provide the body with adequate bl…
6 terms
Volume 1 Chapter 3, Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic
Allied Health Professions
Mechanism of Injury (MOI)
Nature of Illness (NOI)
Paramedicine
ancillary health care professions apart from physicians and n…
the force or forces that caused an injury.
a patient's general medical condition or complaint.
the totality of the roles and responsibilities of paramedic p…
Allied Health Professions
ancillary health care professions apart from physicians and n…
Mechanism of Injury (MOI)
the force or forces that caused an injury.
11 terms
RSA
General Appearance
Speech
Breath Sounds
Chest auscultation
Calm / quiet... Calm / anxious... Distressed ... Fighting to breathe
Clear sentences ... Full sentences ... Short phrases... Words / unable
Quiet no wheeze... Able to cough... Able to cough ... Unable to cough
LVF: ... - no crackles ... - fine crackles at base ... - crackles at b…
General Appearance
Calm / quiet... Calm / anxious... Distressed ... Fighting to breathe
Speech
Clear sentences ... Full sentences ... Short phrases... Words / unable
133 terms
A&P CNS PNS ANS
CNS
PNS
Sensory nervous system
Somatic motor nervous system
Brain and spinal cord. Integrative & control centres
Peripheral nervous system Cranial & spinal nerves communicati…
Afferent, somatic & visceral sensory nerve fibers receptors t…
somatic motor, voluntary impulses from CNS to skeletal muscle
CNS
Brain and spinal cord. Integrative & control centres
PNS
Peripheral nervous system Cranial & spinal nerves communicati…
35 terms
Chapter 13 Patient Assessment
POSTERIOR (POS-TE-RE-OR)
MODIFIED SECONDARY ASSESSMENT
APNEA
TENDERNESS
toward the back. Opposite of anterior.
a physical exam that is focused on a specific injury site, pe…
absence of breathing; respiratory arrest.
pain in response to palpation.
POSTERIOR (POS-TE-RE-OR)
toward the back. Opposite of anterior.
MODIFIED SECONDARY ASSESSMENT
a physical exam that is focused on a specific injury site, pe…
12 terms
Morphine
What is morphine?
indications of morphine
contraindications of morphine
Precautions of morphine
Narcotic Analgesic
1. significant pain ... 2. autonomic dysreflexia (systolic >160m…
1. KSAR or hypersensitivity ... 2. Renal Failure
1. Elderly patients ... 2. Hypotension ... 3. Respiratory Tract bur…
What is morphine?
Narcotic Analgesic
indications of morphine
1. significant pain ... 2. autonomic dysreflexia (systolic >160m…
8 terms
methoxyflurane
what is methoxy
how does methoxy work
indications of methoxy
contraindications of methoxy
analgesic
inhalation agent at low concentration is an analgesic
pain
KSAR or hypersensitivity, patients under 1yr, history of sign…
what is methoxy
analgesic
how does methoxy work
inhalation agent at low concentration is an analgesic
28 terms
St John Abbreviations
abdo
AO
BGL
BM
Abdominal
Ambulance officer
Blood glucose level
Bowel Motion
abdo
Abdominal
AO
Ambulance officer
168 terms
Week 1 & 2 CNS PNS ANS
CNS
PNS
Sensory nervous system
Somatic motor nervous system
Brain and spinal cord. Integrative & control centres
Peripheral nervous system Cranial & spinal nerves communicati…
Afferent, coming in to the CNS, somatic & visceral sensory ne…
Somatic motor output from the CNS, voluntary impulses from CN…
CNS
Brain and spinal cord. Integrative & control centres
PNS
Peripheral nervous system Cranial & spinal nerves communicati…
10 terms
Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues in EMS
Expressed Consent
Implied Consent
Abandonment
Competent
Permission that must be obtained from every conscious, mental…
Type of consent when a patient is unconscious or when a serio…
Failure of the EMR to continue emergency treatment until reli…
A competent adult is one who is lucid and able to make an inf…
Expressed Consent
Permission that must be obtained from every conscious, mental…
Implied Consent
Type of consent when a patient is unconscious or when a serio…
17 terms
Grady Protocols
Adult
Pediatric
Child
Infant
Greater than or equal to 15 years
Less than 15 years
Less than 15 years and greater than 12 months
Less than or equal to 12 months
Adult
Greater than or equal to 15 years
Pediatric
Less than 15 years
22 terms
Csfd
Csfd 1
Csfd 2
Csfd 3
Csfd 4
29 s. Weber st
314 San Miguel st
922 w. Colorado ave
2280 Southgate Rd
Csfd 1
29 s. Weber st
Csfd 2
314 San Miguel st
6 terms
Glyceryl Trinitrate
Mechanism of action
Indication
Adverse effects
Dosages
GTN undergoes metabolic process to NO (Nitric Oxide). NO acti…
Suspected acute coronary syndrome or myocardial ischaemia
Headache... Flushing... Hypotension... Tachycardia... Bradycardia,
600mcg or half dose if nitrate naïve or elderly (repeat 5 min…
Mechanism of action
GTN undergoes metabolic process to NO (Nitric Oxide). NO acti…
Indication
Suspected acute coronary syndrome or myocardial ischaemia
151 terms
Drugs
Ramipril... (Altace)
Pantoprazole... (Pantoloc, Tecta)
Rivaroxaban... (Xarelto)
Warfarin... (Coumadin)
ACE inhibitor
Proton pump inhibitor
Anticoagulant
Anticoagulant
Ramipril... (Altace)
ACE inhibitor
Pantoprazole... (Pantoloc, Tecta)
Proton pump inhibitor
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