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What roles and responsibilities of a EMT are important in preventing lawsuits.

Standard of care, scope of practice, getting express or implied consent, confidentiality(HIPPA), duty to act, following patients advanced directives, being ethical and moral

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What can you do when lifting and moving patients to help prevent injury to patients and the lawsuits that may result?

Maintaining the " standard of care" EMT's are trained to provide will prevent injury and the lawsuits that may have resulted