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cpr exam

name the six steps in the EMS system early recog by layperson early activation of EMS system Profession resc care adv med personell hospital care rehabilitation (detection reporting first resp adv med intransit care definitive care)
Name the three responsibilities of a professional rescuer Duty to respond Summon advance med personel ensure safety of self team members and victim provide care within the scope of practice
Name two characteristics of a professional rescuer Maint prof appearance and attitude keep knowledge and cert up to date control own fears maintain healthy lifestyle
5 steps in obtaining consent from victim -Identify yourself to the victim. -State your level of training. -Ask the victim whether you may help. -Explain what you observe. -Explain what you plan to do.
Negligence Failure to follow a reasonable standard of care, thereby causing or contributing to injury or damage.
Standard of care: The public’s expectation that personnel summoned to an emergency will provide care with a certain level of knowledge and skill.
Scope of practice: The range of duties and skills you have acquired in training that you are authorized by your certification to practice.
Duty to act: The duty to respond to an emergency and provide care. Failure to fulfill these duties could result in legal action.
Refusal of care: A victim’s indication that a rescuer may not provide care. A victim can refuse some or all care. If a witness is available, have the witness listen to, and document in writing, any refusal of care.
Advance directives: Written instructions that describe a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment or health care decisions. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders (also called Do Not Attempt -Resuscitation [DNAR] orders). -Living wills. -Durable powers of attorney.
Battery The unlawful, harmful or offensive touching of a person without the person’s consent.
abandonment Discontinuing care once it has begun. You must continue care until someone with equal or more advanced training takes over.
confidentiality The principle that information learned while providing care to a victim is private and should not be shared with anyone except emergency medical services (EMS) personnel directly associated with the victim’s medical care.
documentation An established, written record of the events that took place, the care that was provided and the facts you discovered after the incident occurred.
three blood born pathogens of concern hep b hep c hiv
Name two barriers commonly used in emergencies ventilation mask and gloves
What is the good Samaritan law are laws or acts protect those who choose to serve and tend to others who are injured, ill, in peril, or otherwise incapacitated. They are intended to reduce bystanders' hesitation to assist,
Four conditions that must be met for any disease to spread -Pathogen Present -enough of the pathogen to cause infection -must enter through entry pt -person must be susceptible
Four ways a disease is transmitted -airborne -vector borne -direct contact -indirect contact
What are are first steps when we come onto the scene -size up the scene -primary assessment -summon advance med personnel
What do we check for in ABC check Airway, breathing, circulation (movement bleeding)
How do we check for responsiveness tap or gently shake and speak loudly
if a down victim does not respond what do we do summon adv med pers
What is the name of the maneuver used to open the airway called head tilt chin lift
if a victim has a possible head neck or back injury what is the name of the maneuver used to open the airway jaw thrust
How long is the ABC check 10 seconds
The victim displays no movement or breathing but has a pulse...what do we do next 2 rescue breaths then rescue breathing
If the victim is breathing and has a pulse what should we do recovery position
if the victim has no pulse and is not breathing what do we do Chest compressions with ventilation
Describe head tilt for adult, child, infant and the ages Adult 12 yrs older -all the way child 1-12yrs -slightly past neutral infant <1yr - neutral
When do you use recovery position victim is breathing and unconscious or if the responder must leave the victim to get help
Created by: hkrawietz