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1

Who is the founder and creator of the NSP?

Charles Minot "Minnie" Dole

2

What military unit is the NSP associated with?

The 10th Mountain Division

3

Who is the "father" of OEC?

Dr. Warren Bowman

4

What are Good Samaritan Laws?

Laws that protect a person from legal liability when the person volunteers to help another.

5

What is abandonment?

To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility.

6

What is breach of duty?

The failure to perform a promised act or obligation of due care.

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What is negligence?

The failure to exercise care that a reasonably prudent person with similar training would exercise in a similar circumstance.

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What is duty to act?

A person's legal obligation to provide something to another individual.

9

What is standard of training?

The training of NSP OEC technicians as set forth by the OEC course.

10

What is the standard of care?

The level of care an OEC technician must render based on OEC training, local medical protocols, and state EMS regulations.

11

What is consent?

To give permission or approval.

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What is expressed consent?

Consent granted by a competent injured person to provide treatment and transportation.

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What is Informed Consent?

Consent given based on an appreciation and understanding of the facts, implications, and possible future consequences of an action.

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What is Minor Consent?

Consent a parent or gardian gives for the treatment of a minor.

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What is Implied Consent

A form of consent that is not expressly given but rather inferred from a persons actions and the facts and circumstances of a situation.

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What is assault?

Placing someone in a situation where they feel battery will occur.

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What is battery?

The act of touching someone without their consent.

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What is HIPPA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which addresses the confidentiality of medical records and applies to compensated personnel.