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2 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS - PARAMEDICS This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. When You Call 911

3 Emergencies This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Accidents Allergic reactions Bleeding, uncontrolled Breathing difficulty Broken bones Burns Heart attack Overdose Stroke Unconsciousness

4 Emergency Medical Service Providers This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. City or county government Fire department Hospital Private ambulance service Or a combination of the above EMS care is essential!

5 Emergency Medical Service Responders This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Paramedics EMT-I - Emergency Medical Technicians - Intermediate EMT - Emergency Medical Technicians - Basic ECA - Emergency Care Attendants

6 Emergency Medical Service Dispatchers This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. When you call 911, an Emergency Medical Services Dispatcher will answer.

7 Calm the caller Get needed information about the emergency Send the Emergency Medical crew to the scene of the emergency May give the caller instructions to help stabilize the patient until help arrives This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training.

8 EMS providers respond to emergency scenes in several ways: This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. First Responders – generally smaller, quick vehicles that can easily negotiate traffic. Equipped with basic first aid tools. Ambulances – Mobile ICUs. Equipped with advanced life saving supplies and equipment. Transports patient. Aircraft – Includes fixed-wing or helicopters. For quick and/or long distance transportation. Fire Engines – Carry equipment for heavy rescue and extrication. For example: Jaws of Life®

9 Emergency Departments Medical care continues when the patient arrives at the Emergency Department. This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training.

10 Features of Emergency Departments This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Physicians trained in Emergency Medicine Nurses trained for trauma care Support personnel Emergency Medical Technicians X-ray Technicians Respiratory Technicians Specialized trauma equipment

11 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Begin rescue breathing Begin chest compressions Call 911

12 Why study first aid This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Injury and illness occur daily, Basic knowledge can help if you are first on the scene of an accident or serious illness, Your reaction may improve the victims chance of recovery.

13 Emergencies This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Bleeding Shock Fractures and Dislocations Poisoning CPR

14 Bleeding This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Apply pressure to wound Use a clean bandage Elevate injured extremity Apply pressure to slow bleeding Call 911

15 Shock This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Lay the patient down Elevate patients leg Maintain patients body temperature Monitor breathing Provide fresh air Call 911

16 CPR This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. Airway Breathing Circulation If the patient dose not respond call 911.

17 Web Resources This presentation is not intended as a substitute for professional medical training. AMERICAN RED CROSS American Heart Association Kids Health


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