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EMT Certification and Paramedic Accreditation Walk-In HoursEffective August 1, 2019, the EMS Agency hours for EMT/Paramedic/EMR Certification/Accreditation will be:
ALS Unit Minimum Equipment InventoriesBLS Medication AdministrationDetermination of DeathDo Not Resuscitate (DNR) - Dying with DignityExposure Determination, Treatment and ReportingFireline ParamedicGuidelines for Interfacility Transfer of 5150 PatientsHospice PatientsMalfunctioning ICDManagement of Pre-existing Medical InterventionsPatient DestinationRoutine Medical CareSpinal ImmobilizationSTEMI Destination
12 Lead EKGContinuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)Gastric Tube InsertionIntranasal Medication Administration Via Medication Atomization Device (MAD)Intraosseous InfusionNasotracheal Intubation - Effective Immediately no longer included in the California State Paramedic Scope of Practice Skills (posted March 2, 2020)Supraglottic AirwayTherapeutic Hypothermia
Allergic Reaction/AnaphylaxisAltered Level of ConsciousnessBradycardiaBrief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE)BroncospasmBurnsChest Pain/Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)CHF/Pulmonary EdemaGeneral TraumaHyperglycemiaNarrow Complex TachycardiaPoisoning/OverdoseStrokeWide-Complex Tachycardia
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Accreditation InstructionsField Training OfficersMICN Certification and RecertificationParamedic/Flight Paramedic Accreditation Instructions
Drug Formulary 2019
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Learning PointsClick here to view the CQI Learning Points January 2018
The Change From "A-B-C" to "C-A-B"The newest development in the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC is a change in the basic life support (BLS) sequence of steps from "A-B-C" (Airway, Breathing, Chest compressions) to "C-A-B" (Chest compressions, Airway, Breathing) for adults and pediatric patients (children and infants, excluding newly borns). Although the experts agreed that it is important to reduce time to first chest compressions, they were aware that a change in something as established as the A-B-C sequence would require re-education of everyone who has ever learned CPR.
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Click here to review the "Highlights of the 2010 America Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC"
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