• respiratory
  • These pharmacological interventions include administering Non-medicated intravenous fluids (e.g. 0.9% normal saline) Sublingual nitroglycerin Epinephrine 1:1,000 for anaphylaxis Dextrose 50%, dextrose 25%, and glucagon for diabetics Naloxone for opioid overdoses Nitrous oxide for pain management Inhaled beta agonist medications (e.g. albuterol and ipratropium) for respiratory emergencies caused by asthma, COPD, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Injuries
  • The EMT communications competencies enable the professional to integrate medical knowledge of anatomy and physiology, along with common injuries and illnesses into their professional role and responsibility. (charteroak.edu)
  • The professional divers of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America sponsored an Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society workshop in 1975 to look at the needs for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) for the treatment of diving related injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • wilderness
  • Some of the main providers of Wilderness EMT training in the United States include SOLO, True North Wilderness Survival School, the Wilderness Medicine Institute at (National Outdoor Leadership School), Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA), Aerie Backcountry Medicine, Center for Wilderness Safety, and Remote Medical International. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eventually there was a realization that this training, while valuable, needed to be supplemented and/or revised to deal with the extended time and limited resources inherent when a medical crisis occurs in a wilderness setting. (wikipedia.org)
  • scope
  • Like all other EMT levels, their scope of practice was governed by the state and/or their Medical Director. (wikipedia.org)
  • Triage
  • He designed a set of standardized protocols to triage patients via the telephone and thus improve the emergency response system. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • Looking for highly motivated EMT's for California Medical Response Inc./CAL-MED Ambulance, a progressive and well established BLS and CCT Ambulance company. (simplyhired.com)
  • NREMT was established in 1970 in response to a recommendation from President Lyndon Johnson's Committee on Highway Traffic Safety that a national certifying agency for Emergency Medical Technicians be created in order to establish and standardize training requirements. (wikipedia.org)
  • In that capacity, he deployed to Central Africa as a lead member of the U.S. emergency response relief effort to bring lifesaving assistance to Rwandan refugees. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was also responsible for conducting interagency training, coordination, and exercises with Federal Emergency Support Function agencies in preparation for disaster response. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MPDS codes allow emergency medical systems to determine the appropriate response mode (e.g. "routine" or "lights and sirens") and resources to be assigned to the event. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advanced Medical Priority Dispatch System Emergency service response codes Ten-code Clawson, Jeff. (wikipedia.org)
  • NEMSA under the leadership of Colcord lost another 75 members in Northern California at American Medical Response in favor of IAFF. (wikipedia.org)
  • NEMSA under the leadership of Colcord lost another 350 members in New Haven CT at American Medical Response in favor of IAEP. (wikipedia.org)
  • skills
  • The Emergency Medical Technician job skills certificate complies with state requirements and ensures that the student has met the local EMS (Kern County authority) approval for county protocol training. (bakersfieldcollege.edu)
  • Instruction will cover the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (attitude) aspects of pre-hospital EMS, with the goal of developing proficient and compassionate emergency healthcare professionals who conduct themselves with integrity and humility. (saddleback.edu)
  • variety
  • Address safety elements in a variety of operational situations In March 2013, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians sponsored "EMS on the Hill Day" during which NAEMT staff members and other EMT professionals spoke to congressional staffers and Representatives about H.R. 235 the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013, asking them to support it. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • Robert J. Fenton Jr, also Bob Fenton, is an American governmental official who worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 1996 and was appointed Regional Administrator for FEMA Region IX: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the Pacific Islands in July 2015. (wikipedia.org)