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    Essay On Paramedics

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    Communities entrust their health and safety to paramedics when they are in their most vulnerable state, it is for that primary reason paramedics should be subjected to professional registration - to protect the public. Currently, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) is responsible for overseeing the registration requirements of health professionals within Australia (AHPRA, YEAR). AHPRA’s paramount objective is to maintain public safety by ensuring only health practitioners who are appropriately trained and qualified to practice in a competent and ethical manner are registered (Victorian Government, 2009). Of note, unlike the other health professionals, at present paramedics are not subject to any annual registration…

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    Paramedics: A Case Study

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    Paramedics are repeatedly exposed to critical incidents. Critical incidents are events involving death, life-threatening injury, a crisis situation with a need for rescue or emergency that may result in stress-related reactions and the development of PTSD. Statistics show “paramedics have the highest incidence of PTSD, higher than police or firefighters (McFarlane, Williamson, & Barton, 2009), reporting that up to 22%, or more than one fifth, of paramedics will develop PTSD (Bennett et al.,…

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    Paramedics Pay Essay

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    Paramedics work for many hours straight. And their amount of pay is not where it should be. A paramedics touch on society is very important to lives of victims with problems that paramedics solved. They provide much help in the everyday community. Paramedics arec a person trained to give emergency medical care to people who are seriously ill with the aim of stabilizing them before they are taken to the hospital. So, this clearly states that paramedics have a huge impact on people. Paramedics are…

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    Kevin Hazzard Paramedics

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    Hazzard’s article “Paramedics are taught not to risk their lives after mass shootings. They should.,” gives his opinion on paramedics not being allowed to enter a crime scene in which could potentially put their lives in danger. Who is Kevin Hazzard and why is his opinion relevant? First off, Hazzard was a paramedic himself for about ten years. In his article, he refers back to incidents during his career where it was extremely difficult to not put his own life in danger while also trying to…

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    EMT-Paramedic Training

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    An EMT faces a plethora of challenges on a daily basis. From every day issues at home to live saving techniques on the field, Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedics carry a lot of stress on their shoulders each and every day. How can a human carry such a burden of stress and anxiety each day without cracking under such an immense amount of pressure? To be able to care about one's own family as well as each individual that one attends to is truly an outstanding feat. As a major in EMT, it…

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    the Emergency Medical Services profession. Its purpose is to discuss the writing methods the authors use to inform their audience of the multiple forms of violence and perpetrators that anyone employed in EMS will encounter. Furthermore, it describes the form of the article and its evidence, examines the organization and visual aids, and explains the overall tone of the article. These rhetorical elements play a critical role in helping the audience grasp and truly understand what they are…

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    SCIENCE.PEOPLE.CARING. Three reasons why I want to become a paramedic. The complexity and vulnerability of the human body is intriguing and has driven my keen desire to help people when they are at their most vulnerable and positively impact their lives from the first precious moments of life through to their last. Fear of my mum telling me off meant that, I was able to mask the pain of burning my hand at the age of 4. From then my interest was sparked, at how powerful the mind is to control…

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    Interfacility Transfers

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    As the director, I would establish national EMT and paramedic standards. These measures would provide the ability to send the closest EMS units regardless of jurisdictions or state lines. In the United States, this system would have an added benefit at the local level by creating seamless responses, improving response times by minimizing distance traveled and improving patient care. Once a disaster has is declared, the national medical direction is already established therefore providing…

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    Public Safety Case Study

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    RHD Richardson asked the resident what made them take the pills and the paramedic asked the resident if they wanted to hurt themselves. The resident replied "no". The parametric then asked if the resident wanted to hurt themselves currently and the resident said "no". The resident, again, started expressing that they wanted to get to their bed and leave the hospital quickly. The paramedic asked the resident when they were trying to get out of the hospital and the resident stated: "within the…

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    p. 1). A paramedic, in most instances, is required to spend a minimum of a year, actively working as an emergency medical technician prior to applying for medic class. An additional six months or more, which can be as in-depth as four years, includes classroom time, vehicle time, and hospital time and required to meet the standards for paramedic training either through a private setting or a community college ("Paramedics in the US," 2016, para. 3). Today’s standards, most states, if not all,…

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