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What are the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic?

Preparation
Response
Scene Size-up
Patient Assessment
Patient Management
Disposition and transfer
Documentation
Cleanup, maintenance, and review

2

What is the scoped of a paramedic?

1) Critical care transport-transporting PT from one hospital to another.
2) Primary care- providing care for PT's in the field
3) Tactical EMS- Providing sophisticated, prolonged, definitive patient care.
4) Industrial Medicine- Paramedics used on construction sites, oil rigs, and other facilities where unique skill are required.
5) Sports medicine- Injury prevention, and returning player to play as quickly and safely as possible.

3

Quality Assurance

A program designed to maintain continuous monitoring and measurement of the quality of clinical care delivered to patients.

4

Continuous Quality Improvement

A program designed to refine and improve an EMS system, emphasizing customer satisfaction.

5

What are the phases of the stress response?

Alarm
Resistance
Exhaustion

6

What items need to be on PT care report?

Times
Communications
Pertinent Negatives
Oral Statements
Additional Resources
Completed promptly after patient contact
Thorough- Not just data, but support for diagnosis and treatment
Objective- Not emotional
Accurate- limit report to things I have seen and heard
Maintains Patients Confidentiality- Get patient release of information if possible.

7

Percentage of Body's Water

Intracellular fluid- 75%
Extracellular fluid- 25%
Interstitial fluid---- 17.5%
Intravascular fluid- 7.5%

8

Cranial Nerve III

Oculomotor Nerve
-Muscular sensibility
-Ocular Movement
-Pupil Contraction

9

Cranial Nerve IV

Trochlear Nerve
-Muscular sensibility
-Ocular movement

10

Cranial Nerve V

Trigeminal Nerve
-General sensibility of face
-Muscular Sensibility of head
-Mastication

11

Cranial Nerve VI

Abducens Nerve
-Muscular sensibility
-Ocular movement

12

Cranial Nerve VII

Facial Nerve
-Cutaneous sensibility
-Facial Expression
-Visceral sensibility
-Taste
-Glandular secretion

13

Cranial Nerve VIII

Acoustic Nerve
-Hearing
-Sense of Equilibrium

14

Cranial Nerve IX

Glossopharyngeal Nerve
-Visceral sensibility
-Taste
-Swallowing
-Glandular secretion

15

Cranial Nerve X

Vagus Nerve
-Taste
-Swallowing and speech
-Cutaneous sensibility
-Visceral sensibility
-Involuntary muscle control

16

Cranial Nerve XI

Spinal Accessory Nerve
-Swallowing and speech
-Movement of head and shoulders

17

Cranial Nerve XII

Hypoglossal Nerve
-Movement of the tongue