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Examples of Communication Systems

Base Station, Mobile Radios, Portable Radio, Repeators, Cell, Telemetry

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Two way radios at a fixed site (hospital, dispatch center )

Base Station

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Two ways radio affixed at a vehicle , output around 20-50 watts range 10-15 miles

Mobile radios

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Handheld two way radio, 1-5 watts , in touch with dispatcher, medical director other members of EMS

Portable radios

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Transmission carried over a long distance, can be in ambulances or other areas around EMS

Repeaters

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Transmit though air to a cell tower

Cell phone

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Sending receiving data wirelessly,such as ECG ( Electrocardiogram), vital signs.....

Telemetry

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Assigns and licenses radio frequencies

FCC ( Federal Communication Commision)

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Keep transmission brief no longer than

30 seconds

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How do you transmit a number ?

Say number then repeat individual digits, and use we not I

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When speaking over the radio....

Don't say patience name

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Dispatcher records all time according

24- hour clock (ETA) Estimated time of arrival

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What is quarters?

The Station

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How many report does a medical report have?

12 parts

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1) Unit ID and Level of provider
2) ETA
3) Age & Sex
4) Chief Complaint
5) Brief, pertinent history of present illness
6) Major past illness
7) Mental Status
8) Baseline Vital Signs
9) Pertinent finding of the physical exam
10)Emergency Medical care given
11) Response to emergency medical care
12) Contact medical director if required or have questions

Radio Medical Report

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What is the first info you give to hospital personnel?

Verbal Report

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What do you do when transfer patient to hospital staff?

Introduce patient name, summaries info you gave through radio, point out updates if any.

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What do you include in your verbal report?

Chief complain, History that was not given preciously, additional treatment given en route, additional vital signs taken en route

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The record that you produce during the call

Pre-Hospital care report (PCR)

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Not enough time to fill out PCR

Drop report (or transfer report)

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Info in the PCR?

Status of patient, time arrive on scene, care you gave , how the patient status may have change during your care

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What are two section of the PCR?

Run Data and Patient Info

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Individual box in the PCR are called?

Data Elements

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Agency name, date, times, call number, unit personnel and levels of certification

Run data

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What's included in Patient information?

Name, address, oh in number; sex, age,DOB, weight , Race/Ethnicity, billing info

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Some of the information gathered during the call?

Impression of the patient, narrative summary if events

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What is HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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Two types of errors ?

Omission and Comission

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When important part of the assessment or care was left out

Omission

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Action perform on the patient that are wrong or improper

Commission

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MCI

Multiple Casualty Incident

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What's included in a special situation reports?

Exposure to infectious disease, injury to yourself or other EMT, hazards or unsafe scenes, referral for social services for elderly or other patients in need of home care, mandatory reports for child or elderly abuse