PARAMEDICS Hi today I will be talking to you about the profession of a Paramedic. First off I just wanted to tell you I chose this topic because earlier in the year I was very interested, and I still am interested, in becoming a paramedic. A basic description of a paramedic is a first responder who gives aid in medical emergencies, automobile accidents and emergency illnesses, such as heart attacks. Or a "part-doctor" hence paramedic. As all of you probably know by now, the requirements to become a paramedic are extremely rigorous.
Usually the first contact is hospital referral or service user if they have done a self-referral.as a peri we are then sent to complete the support plan and package they require. The rsw’s would be the next member of staff to support with their needs and help achieve the service user’s goals. If it is recognised an OT is required will look onto framework to see which OT has been assigned to the service user they will then visit to assess and set goals. They will also look to see if any equipment is required. From the first visit can contact district nurse if anything specific is required e.g.
Training and Development Welcome Knox HCS 341 March 17, 2014 Dr. Rita Fields Training and Development My paper will be about training and development in healthcare and why it is vital to have. I will also discuss the importance of measuring employee’s competencies and the process of tracking and evaluating training effectiveness. Training and development occurs in almost every company today. Both are very important to any business that wants to succeed. It is more vital to health care because we are dealing with people’s lives.
A GP would be a t the local doctors and would be where the individuals go to have check ups or when they have a cold and they would go to their GP for a treatment. Many individuals would have been going to their GP for many years which means the GP knows the individual very well, their living conditions or previous illnesses that may need to be brought up whilst planning support. Their GP would also be in contact with the other professionals to inform them of any background they need to know, what medication the individual is on (if they are on medication) and why they are on that medication. It is important that a GP is involved because they
Additionally, paramedics are becoming increasing popular in the ER setting due to the shortage of nurses. There is also a critical care transporter (CCEMTP) they transport patients by ground and or aircraft. This requires additional training beyond that of an EMT, and usually there is a registered nurse (RN) that will travel with the patient, as
When the scale is used it can trigger the appropriate interventions before a pressure ulcer forms or gets worse, for example the CNA can pass on to other care team members if this pressure ulcer was prior to admission or formed during the patients hospital stay (Fosco, 2012). Educating all first line care team staff members of the Braden Scale is important because care team members can communicate with each other and initiate the appropriate interventions to help avoid pressure ulcers or any further damage to the patient (Stotts & Gunningberg, 2007). Some possible examples of
NURSING PORTFOLIO by Student’s Name Code + Course Name Professor’s Name University Name City, State Date For one to be a good paramedic, one must be able to perform the following tasks i.e. one must be able to correctly assess a patient, diagnose the illness that the patient is suffering from, treat the patient, and where necessary refer the patient. The paramedic will only provide this to the patient if the paramedic has the necessary knowledge that has been gained from learning, and experience, skills that have been acquired by the medical practitioner over the years, and in some cases, the medical practitioner needs to have the required skills that are necessary for providing quality care. The following portfolio provides an outlook of additional learning that has been achieved through learning and competency in the minor illnesses and injury. The portfolio focusses on ankle injury, eye injury and infection, skin infections, and Ear, Nose and Throat injuries or infections (VCU School of Nursing, 2012, pp.
Pearland Health Center is a facility that caters to emergency type needs. The needs of the clients are of minor care; if the care is major; they are advised and transported to the nearest hospital; such as those that are need of a CT or MRI. The service delivery area is typically walk-ins instead of ambulances. Although the cases that looked into are minor, but the injuries themselves can be somewhat major due to the training and experiences of the professionals and physicians on site. The professionals and physicians are trained and have experience with high volume emergency trauma within a twelve-year and more spans.
Mentorship in Pre-Hospital Care The following assignment is a discussion on mentoring in the pre-hospital setting, to be more precise the mentoring of ambulance service paramedics and the attributes required to be a good mentor. It will look at the definition of the word mentor, as defined by a dictionary, but also in more depth, and look at the actual meaning of mentoring. It will look at the history of mentoring in both ancient history, and more recently mentoring within the business and health care communities. It will also look at the reasons why now, is the time that formal mentoring should be introduced into the ambulance service, and also discuss the problems that may arise from the unique make up and working conditions of the ambulance service. The word, mentor, has its origins in ancient Greek history.
According to ehow health (1999-2011)”Sometimes, we find ourselves searching for more in our career. Being a Dialysis Technician comes with the benefit of helping others. However, if you want to get ahead in your career, there are options that provide the same results but on another level. “ Dialysis technician are require to have classroom training and on the job training to move further into the medical world. Dialysis technician are require to obtain a certificate of approval to advance in the medical world.