First Responder Care Essentials

1.1 Learning objective1.2 Introduction; 1.3 Call for help and triage; 1.4 Ambulance service response; 1.4.1 Hear and treat; 1.4.2 Physical response; 1.5 Onward care; 2 Roles within the ambulance service; 2.1 Learning objectives; 2.2 Introduction; 2.3 Clinical roles; 2.3.1 Community responders; 2.3.2 Co-responders; 2.3.3 Support worker (SW); 2.3.4 Associate ambulance practitioners; 2.3.5 Paramedic; 2.3.6 Specialist paramedic -- urgent care (SPUC); 2.3.7 Specialist paramedic -- critical care; 2.3.8 Hazardous area responseteam (HART); 2.4 Command and control roles; 2.4.1 Operational commanders.

2.4.2 Tactical commanders2.4.3 Strategic commanders; 2.5 Support structures; 2.6 Working relationships; Chapter 3: Communication; 1 Principles of communication; 1.1 Learning objectives; 1.2 Introduction; 1.3 Who you will be communicating with; 1.4 Basics of communication; 1.4.1 Verbal skills; 1.4.2 Non-verbal communication; 1.4.3 Written communication; 1.4.4 Social context; 1.5 Barriers to communication; 1.5.1 Clarify misunderstandings; 1.6 Summary; 2 Practical communication; 2.1 Learning objectives; 2.2 Introduction; 2.3 Handover; 2.4 Electronic communication devices.

2.3.4 Advance decision to refuse treatment (ADRT)2.4 Mental capacity; 2.4.1 What to do if you suspect a lack of capacity; 3 Confidentiality andinformation governance; 3.1 Learning objectives; 3.2 Introduction; 3.2.1 What should be considered patient-identifiable information?; 3.3 Maintaining confidentiality; 3.4 Key points; 4 Equality and diversity; 4.1 Learning objectives; 4.2 Introduction; 4.3 Equality in healthcare; 4.4 Discrimination; 4.4.1 Discrimination in your role; 4.4.2 Further support; Chapter 5: Health and Safety; 1 Health and safety policies and legislation.

Chapter 4: Legal and Ethical Issues1 Being a healthcare volunteer; 1.1 Learning objectives; 1.2 Introduction; 1.3 Values-based healthcare; 1.3.1 Stafford Hospital; 1.3.2 What influences your values and attitudes?; 1.4 Duty of care; 1.5 Negligence; 1.6 Scope of practice and standards; 1.7 When things go wrong; 1.7.1 Failure to achieve standards; 1.7.2 Complaints; 1.7.3 Additional sources of support; 2 Consent and capacity; 2.1 Learning objectives; 2.2 Introduction; 2.3 Consent; 2.3.1 Valid Consent; 2.3.2 Communicating consent; 2.3.3 Best interest decisions.

Intro; Half title; Disclaimer; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1 Course guide; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Getting started; 2 Anatomy of an emergency call; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The emergency operations centre; 2.3 Arriving on scene; 2.4 Principles of communication; 2.5 Patient assessment; 2.6 Patient history; 2.7 Cardiac arrest; 2.8 Basic life support and defibrillation; 2.9 Crew arrival; 2.10 Clean up and preparefor the next call; 3 Extended skills; 3.1 Your scope of practice; Chapter 2: The Ambulance Service; 1 Response to a 999 call.

First Responder Care Essentials is the ideal resource for Community First Responders. Grounded in practice and covering the full remit of the CFR role, the book takes you through the skills that you need when working with patients. Topics range from communication skills to manual handling, trauma care and cardiac arrest.

Media Type:

eBook

Year of Publication:

2023

Publication:

Place of publication not identified: National Book Network International (NBNi) ; 2023

Language:

English

Contributors:

Pilbery, Richard [Author]
Lethbridge, Kris [Other Person]

Links:

Volltext

ISBN:

1-85959-609-6

978-1-85959-609-8

Keywords:

Electronic books
First aid in illness and injury
HEALTH & FITNESS ; Diseases ; General
MEDICAL ; Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL ; Diseases
MEDICAL ; Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL ; Internal Medicine
Medical emergencies

Physical Description:

1 Online-Ressource

PPN (Catalogue-ID):

1733037837