Operations

TopicObjectives
  

Research

  • 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
    • Human trafficking
    • 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
    • Human trafficking
    • Domestic violence
    • 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: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
607 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605
United States

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