Remember Two Things
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Remember 2 Things: Advanced cardiac monitors–
While many EMTs consider advance cardiac monitors to be "paramedic-use only" devices, there are several functions of the monitors that are useful for EMTs to know how to use. In this episode, Steve Whitehead describes two important aspects of the monitor that EMTs should be able to operate.
Remember 2 Things: Bleeding control–
In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses two tools EMS providers should be ready to deploy at all times to control bleeding in patients.
Using tech tools for better response to the mental health crisis–
It's crucial that first responders are better equipped to respond to increasing mental health incidents
Remember 2 Things: EMS in remote environments–
It can be confusing to determine the allowable scope of practice in non-traditional EMS environments, such as a deployment to a disaster response or in a medical first aid tent. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses where to find the medical authority answers and how you can be sure you're following protocol, even in remote environments.
Remember 2 Things: Expanding your protocols–
Emergency medical services technology and knowledge changes at a rapid pace, and even departments that work to be ahead of the curve still find themselves struggling to keep up. If, as an EMS provider, you find yourself wanting to expand your agency's protocols to include updated technology or processes, there's a way you should approach the change. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses how to get those changes implemented.
Remember 2 Things: Improving Patient Hand-off Reports–
A recent study followed patients from the initial call through handoff at the hospital and beyond, looking for gaps in care. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses how EMS providers can provide a full picture to hospital staff of their actions in the field by not making assumptions and elaborating as much as necessary.
Remember 2 Things: Proper Emergency Care–
"Did I do the right thing?" This is a question nearly every EMS provider asks themselves after a patient handoff. In this episode, Steve Whitehead discusses two ways providers can be confident that they provided exceptional, authorized care to their patients.
Top EMS videos of January 2017–
The top videos of January included clips educational tips on piercings and airway management, community paramedicine programs and how bystanders can remember CPR through hip-hop
Top EMS videos of September 2016–
The top videos of September were a range of EMS educational and training clips
Remember 2 Things: When to transport a newborn delivery–
Steve Whitehead reminds us that if a delivery is imminent it's better to stay on scene, and to then transport if waiting for the delivery of the placenta.
Remember 2 Things: When to give patients control, and when to take charge–
The next time you’re in a disagreement with a patient it can ease their anxiety if they have the authority to take control, but if you have that control then be sure to take charge
How to talk to the patient's family–
Steve Whitehead explains how simply turning to a family member and asking "Do you have any questions for us" can help the entire scene go smoothly.
Remember 2 Things: Rewarming Part 2–
Steve Whitehead explains how to rewarm the mild to moderately hypothermic patient. There are two things you should keep in mind: how to rewarm the wet, hypothermic patient and how to use hot packs.
Remember 2 Things: Rewarming Part 1–
Steve Whitehead explains how to rewarm the mild to moderately hypothermic patient. There are some valid concerns and myths Steve addresses while rewarming a hypothermic patient.
Remember 2 Things: Violent Patient–
Steve Whitehead offers advice on handling violent patients.
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