☛ Rural paramedics focus on the whole community rather than case dispatch approach
☛ Rather than operating solely with ambulance teams, it operates with multidisciplinary team members
☛ It has extra responsibilities
Away from the patients, there has recently been an increase in form filling with procedures a little complicated and ill thought out. Streamlining these would be most welcome.
I enjoy teamwork, I value other peoples ideas and enjoy making group decisions as much as I enjoy making my own. I feel as though I work well in the group dynamic as I can also bring new ideas to the table and I feel as though my personality helps me to work in harmony with other members of staff.
If it is a minor burn, then cool the burn by immersing it into the cold water.
☛ Cooling will reduces swelling by conducting heat away
☛ Use sterile gauze bandage to cover the burn
☛ Give over-the-counter pain killer
☛ Do not expose large severe burns in cold water or running tap
☛ Don't remove burned clothing it could make burn more severe
☛ Check for signs of circulation and begin CPR if there is no sign
☛ Cover the area of the burn
☛ Give a tetanus shot
I would prove my worth and let them know when I need help and not pretend to know everything and admit my faults. I would let them know I am will to help with whatever they need without being abused, for lack of a lighter term.
The main difference between EMT and Paramedics is that, basic EMT training receives 120-150 hours of training while paramedics get anywhere from 1200 hours to 1800 hours of training. Paramedic degree course duration is about two years.
Paramedics can operate in various fields
☛ Air Ambulance Paramedics
☛ Ambulance Community Officers
☛ Bi-cycle Response Paramedics
☛ Graduate Paramedics
☛ Paramedic Community Support Co-ordinate
You are an NHS Trust organisation, you cover a massive geographical area that includes urban and rural areas, as well as busy motorways. Yo respond to half a million calls per year.
I would analyse what was happening to make an assessment of what was happening . This would enable me to be focused on the task and reduce my stress. In the past I have had to deal with major accidents on the water. The worst being when a chentleman fell over board with a rope around his leg. This was dragging him face down. If I had panic he would of drowned instead I stopped the boat and got his head above water. Then checking his legs dealt with the major bleeding that had happened.
☛ Paramedics often work in emergency scenes to provide immediate medical attention to injured individuals
☛ The operate heart monitors, defibrillators and other equipment's, transport patients to medical facilities and interpret reading recorded by heart monitoring devices
☛ Perform endotracheal procedures and give important information to emergency staff
☛ Clean areas that become contaminated from patients
☛ Make sure equipment is functioning properly