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base station

any radio Hardware containing a transmitter and receiver that is located in a fixed place

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cellular telephone

a little power portable radio that communicates through an interconnected series of repeater station calls cells

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Channel

in a sign frequency or frequencies that is used to carry voice and / or data Communications

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Channel

in a sign frequency or frequencies that is used to carry voice and / or data Communications

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closed-ended questions

questions that can be answered in short or single word response

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communication

the transmission of information to another person verbally or through body language

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culture imposition

when one person imposes his or her beliefs values and practices on another because he or she believes his or her ideas are superior

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dedicated line

a special telephone line that is used for specific point to point Communications also known as hotline

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documentation

the recorded portion of the EMTs patient interaction, either written or electronic. This becomes part of the patient's permanent medical record

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duplex

the ability to transmit and receive simultaneously

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ethnocentrism

when a person considers his or her own culture values as more important when interacting with people of a different culture

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Federal Communication Commission (FCC)

the federal agency that has jurisdiction over Interstate and International Telephone and Telegram services and satellite Communications, all of which may involve in this activity

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interoperable communication system

a communication system that uses a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to allow multiple agencies communicate and transmit data

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Med channels

VHF and UHF channels that the Federal Communication Commission has designated exclusive for EMS use

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mobile data terminal (MDT)

a small computer terminal inside the ambulance that directly receives data from the dispatch Center

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Multiplex

the ability to transmit audio and data signals through the use of more than one Communication channel

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noise

anything that dampens or up secures the true meaning of a message

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open ended questions

questions for which the patient must provide detailed to give an answer

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paging

the use of a radio signal and Voice or digital message that transmitter to pagers beepers or desktop monitor radios

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patient care report PCR

legal documents used to record all patient care activities. This report has direct patient care functions of also administrative and quality control functions

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rapport

a trusting relationship that you build with your patient

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repeater

a special base station radio that receives messages and signals on one frequency than automatically retransmits them on a second frequency

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scanner

a radio receiver that searches or scans across several frequencies until the message is completed ; the process is then repeated

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simplex

single frequency radio; Transmissions can occur in either direction but not simultaneously in both; when one party transmits, the other can only receive, and a party that is transmitting is unable to receive

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standing orders (Protocols)

written documents, signed by the EMS systems medical director, the outline specific directions, permissions, and sometimes prohibitions regarding patient care.

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telemetry

a process in which electronic signals are converted into coded, audible signals; these signals can then be transmitted by radio or telephone to a receiver with decoder at the hospital

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therapeutic communication

verbal and nonverbal communication techniques to encourage patients to express their feelings and to achieve a positive relationship

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trunking

telecommunication systems that allow a computer to minimize utilisation of a group of frequencies

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UHF ultra high frequency

radio frequencies between 300 and 3000 MHz

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VHF very high frequency

radio frequencies between 30 and 300 MHz