The Baltimore County Fire Department is a progressive department that adapts to world around us. Every day there are new advancements in technology, medical research, and treatment modalities. The BCoFD strives to provide high quality patient care which starts with proper trainings that supports the needs of the county’s citizens. Trainings are cost-justified through current research, compliance of department standards, and mandatory requirements for certifications and licenses. Based off those components, there is a recognition for the need of training. Trainings are not only beneficial to the citizens, but the department as well.
This report is limited to listening, feedback and questioning skills applied to the field of paramedics. Further limitations include the use of only secondary sources.
A teacher’s son, clad in black and carrying two 9mm pistols rampaged through a Connecticut elementary school, killing 20 small children and six adults, a tragedy President Obama said had “broken the hearts of America” (Williams).” Many people believe that the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was planned because of the odd demeanor of the parents or victim, Emilie Parker, the medical personnel who were turned away from the scene, why care flight helicopters were never requested, and questions concerning the validity of the medical examiner. This tragic event was not at all planned because all of these questions can be reasonably answered.
Over the modules pertaining to Interprofessional Learning (IPE), I have studied the value of an education in collaborating with co-workers, regardless of distinct minds, in order to serve patients in need of medical attention. This matter interest mem because, so far all of my current efforts are intended for the prodigious outcome of becoming an outstanding Physician Assistant (PA). I understand that in order to be one of the best PAs, aside from earning the credentials of a PA, I must also be IPE trained in order to avoid negative and preventable outcomes. This reflection will help summarize my perspective on what I have obtained so far from IPE training. This reflection will also touch base on the current skills that
The systematic approach of DRABC, also known as the Primary Survey, is strictly followed to diminish the mistreatment and misdiagnosis of the patient. This initial assessment becomes vital as it prioritizes the paramedics safety and the patient’s pre-hospital care. The Primary Survey (PS) consists of; Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing and Circulation. However, the primary survey may differ regarding the patient’s conscious level. If the patient is unresponsive, the survey becomes DRCAB, in contrast, with an alert patient, it is then DRABC (Clinical Quality & Patient Safety Unit, 2016). In this essay, the components of the Primary Survey will be discussed along with examples from the case study to demonstrate how the patient’s immediate health
Whenever someone is monitoring or watching, there is an added element of stress placed on those performing a task. Some healthcare workers worry that the extra stress from family standing and watching the resuscitation efforts could cause the healthcare
There are multiple barriers in performing CPR that must be overcome. Some of these barriers include a lack of time and availability. It was also found evident that bystanders with knowledge of CPR did not affect the willingness to respond.
Gain the attention of the audience: Have you ever done something that has gotten your attention and you stuck with it?
As humans, we are aware of the fact that we will eventually die. In some way, we are afraid of death (Robbins, 2012). However, the more experiences we have related to death, the more we become desensitized to it (Robbins, 2012). Because of this desensitization process, emergency medical service workers are able to respond to many traumatic incidents without negative repercussions. This is not to say that medical calls will not impact the responder. In fact, responders often encounter countertransference from being empathetic (Rothchild & Rand, 2006). Empathy is an important way for responders to relate to and treat a patient, but it can also cause changes in the responder’s unconscious emotions and health (Figley, 1995).
Creating awareness and educating medical staff is very essential to prevent delay in starting resuscitation. Owing to the fact that medical staff frequently be come first responders in hospital cardiac arrests therefor successful resuscitation is a reflection of their knowledge and attitude of resent advanced life support guidelines.
That’s because, with CPR training, you’ll be able to take critical action that can save the life of a heart attack victim. It’s always best to take the class from a registered professional, so you about the proper procedures and have practiced the methods beforehand. Fortunately, even without official training, you could still find a way to save a life during an emergency. How? By watching tutorials videos, of course, that walk you through the various steps.
• Defibrillator: For unconscious adults who are not breathing, an automated external defibrillator (AED) is
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Medical staff should have good knowledge about advanced life support before undergoing advanced drug administration, rapid sequence intubation and cardiac resuscitation. It is very important that every medical personnel [Doctor, Anesthesia, paramedics and Nurses] who are prone to emergency should have stand by everywhere and time to save life, and improve the quality of cardiac resuscitation. At least the Doctors, anesthesia, Paramedics and Nurses staff must be predetermined about the need of resuscitation, by considering risk factors like hypoxia, hypothermia, hypoglycemia, acidosis and traumas. Because frequently facing life threatening situations [Boonmak P, Boonmak S,2004]
Overall I think that a person who is CPR certified should not be forced to take full action in the scene of emergency due to the many risk factors such as legal action being filed, further injury, and or a person’s comfortability. CPR is overall a possible life saver that when performed correctly can double, possibly triple, your chances of living after you suffer some sort of fatal heart complication. Will CPR really save someone’s life if they’re forced to help and don 't put their heart into it? Who will really be the one hurting when CPR is forced to be