Emergency services

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  • Resiliency Personal Statement

    Extraordinary curiosity, tenacious integrity, and ceaseless resiliency combine to create the ideal student, teacher, and researcher. Inspired by the potential from understanding social dynamics, I have labored endless hours admiring the work of research from those who exemplify these traits and have become adamant about my pursuit of a career in sociological research. Through these endless hours of labor, I have developed the characteristics and mentality to exceed expectations in the field of…

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  • Reflective Essay: My Experience In The Emergency Department

    in the emergency department at Legacy Salmon Creek during my paramedic education gave me insight to the patients I hope to eventually serve. During this experience, I got the opportunity to help patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses. However, the majority of the patients I worked with did not have emergent conditions. I realized that many patients visited the emergency department because they did not have access to affordable health insurance for preventative care. Emergency visits…

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  • The Importance Of Tornados

    many times random. It is important to have response plans in place to provide a structure for emergency personnel. In these situations it is important to have a command structure in place. Its at these times we rely on the preparedness plans that are in place and put them into action. Tornados are to be considered Catastrophic Disasters and would rely on that annex to help create a framework for the emergency personnel. Usually in cases where you have a Tornado as a natural disaster, local…

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  • Implementation In Haiti

    INTERNATIONAL MASTER PROGRAM ON NATURAL HAZARDS MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT (2 0 1 6) Disaster risk reduction strategy and policy implementation in Haiti: A case study of 1/12 earthquake Ersnt Fiefiea,∗ a School of Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 1, University Road, Tainan City, Taiwan(R.O.C) Thesis info Abstract Thesis history: Presented: Date Defended: Date Received in revised form: Date Achieved: Date Available online: Date Keywords: Disaster, Risk…

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  • Incident Command Systems Case Study

    Question 2 The theoretical relationship between Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and Incident Command System (ICS) are to support the process of incident management. The Incident Command System is a developed concept utilized to help responders provide an organizational structure to combat any level of incident and eliminate jurisdictional boundaries (Incidents Command Systems /Unified Systems,2017). The purpose of the Emergency Operation Center is to support the physical or virtually operating…

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  • Lenox Hill Hospital Case Study

    Emergency departments provide twenty-four hour care for life threatening, chronic and acute conditions. However, the increase utilization of emergency departments lead to overcrowding and an increase in the number of individuals that leave without being seen (LWBS) by a physician. “According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report on ED use in the United States in 2000, at least 1.8 million patients left emergency departments without being seen” (Johnson et al., 2009). This is a…

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  • Malpractice Case: Alterations In The Emergency Department

    reasonably prudent nurse under the same or similar circumstances. Departure from the professional standards of nursing care for the first admission to the emergency department included the following deviations: · Failure to assess Cindy Black comprehensively upon discharge · Failure to assess the patient systematically for the duration of the emergency department…

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  • The Three Theories Of Accident Cusation And Safety Problems

    Three theories of accident causation can be used to explain possible safety problems. Human factor theory is commonly used to explain accident causal by examining chain of events that can be traced to human error. Human factor theory focusses on three areas: overload, wrong activities, and wrong response. Human factor theory thus states that human error is the ultimate cause of safety problems. First, human error can happen because of overload. Overload is the imbalance between capacity and time…

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  • The Effects Of The Boxing Day Tsunami

    Introduction On December 26, 2004, at approximately eight in the morning, there was a huge earthquake that struck the Indian Ocean. The magnitude of this earthquake was a 9.3 on the Richter scale. According to this scale, anything over a 9 results in “near-total destruction, waves moving through the earth visible with naked eye. The epicenter was off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. According to the California Institute of Technology, this earthquake ruptured the greatest fault length of 1500…

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  • Abortion In Chile

    allowed emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) to be sold with a prescription ", at first these were free of charge attacks from the conservative parliament in 2008 "banned public health facilities from freely distributing emergency contraceptives" (Kulczycki 212). Second in 2010 under Michelle Bachelet 's presidency, "an emergency contraception law legalized the distribution of the 'morning-after pill ' through the public heath system", and "Women above the age of fourteen can now get emergency…

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