April Make up  
• Identify national initiatives and resources that promote and enable EMS Research
• Explain the practical use of research in EMS care
• Explain the scientific method
• Differentiate the different research methods
• Explain the process of conducting a literature review
Ambulance safety
• Discuss federal initiatives developed to monitor and analyze ground ambulance crashes
• Identify the significance of ambulance crashes through the use of national data
• State specific factors that contributed to injuries and fatalities sustained during ambulance crashes
• Evaluate the policies and procedures at each participant’s own EMS service related to protecting patient and provider safety during ground ambulance transport
AT risk population
• Determine available training resources for special populations
o Human trafficking
o Domestic violence
• Recognize the unique characteristics of at-risk populations
• Determine the appropriate actions of EMS professionals in the presence of at-risk patients
• Recognize circumstances that may indicate abuse
o Domestic abuse
o Human trafficking
o Non-accidental trauma
• State appropriate actions of EMS professionals in the presence of abused patients
Pediatric transport
• Explain how to appropriately secure a child safety restraint to a wheeled ambulance stretcher
• Differentiate between the NHTSA recommendations for safe ambulance transport of children based on the condition of the child
• Discuss the on-going initiatives to increase the safety of children during ambulance transport
• Discuss the limitations of the current recommendations
Session date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:30am
City of Greenville
475 B Fairforest Way
Greenville , SC 29607
United States

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