Ambulance Care Practice /

Ambulance Care Practice is an essential guide to the curriculum for trainee associate ambulance practitioners.

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Main Authors: Pilbery, Richard, (Author), Lethbridge, Kris, (Author)
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Bridgwater : Class Publishing Ltd, 2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; title page; imprint page; contents page; abbreviations; acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION; 1 textbook guide; 1.1 introduction; 1.2 companion website; 1.3 textbook; 1.4 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 the 12-lead ECG; 2.8 manual handling; 2.9 assist the paramedic; 2.10 hospital arrival; 2.11 clean up and prepare for the next call; CHAPTER 2 THE AMBULANCE SERVICE; 1 organisational structure
  • 1.1 learning objectives 1.2 organisational structure; 2 response to a 999 call; 2.1 learning objectives; 2.2 introduction; 2.3 call for help and triage; 2.4 ambulance service response; 2.5 onward care; 3 roles within the ambulance service; 3.1 Learning objectives; 3.2 introduction; 3.3 clinical roles; 4 clinical leadership roles; 4.1 paramedic consultant; 4.2 clinical development manager (CDM); 4.3 pharmaceutical adviser; 4.4 medical director; 5 command and control; 5.1 operational commanders; 5.2 tactical commanders; 5.3 strategic commanders; Untitled; 6 working relationships
  • CHAPTER 3 COMMUNICATION 1 principles of communication; 1.1 learning objectives; 1.2 introduction; 1.3 who will you be communicating with?; 1.4 basics of communication; 1.5 social context; 1.6 barriers to communication; 1.7 summary; 2 Practical communication; 2.1 learning objectives; 2.2 introduction; 2.3 handover; 2.4 pre-alert; 2.5 breaking bad news; 3 electronic communication devices; 3.1 learning objectives; 3.2 introduction; 3.3 radios; 4 mobile data terminals; 5 electronic patient records; CHAPTER 4 LEGAL, ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES; 1 being a healthcare professional
  • 1.1 learning objectives 1.2 introduction; 1.3 values-based healthcare; 1.4 duty of care; 1.5 negligence; 1.6 scope of practice and standards; 1.7 when things go wrong; 1.8 reflection; 2 provision of healthcare; 2.1 learning objectives; 2.2 introduction; 2.3 health inequalities; 2.4 person-centred care; 2.5 health promotion; 3 consent and capacity; 3.1 learning objectives; 3.2 introduction; 3.3 consent; 3.4 mental capacity; 3.5 summary; 4 confidentiality and information governance; 4.1 learning objectives; 4.2 introduction; 4.3 maintaining confidentiality; 4.4 key points
  • 5 equality and diversity 5.1 learning objectives; 5.2 introduction; 5.3 equality in healthcare; 5.4 discrimination; 5.5 identity, self-image and self-esteem; 6 safeguarding adults and children; 6.1 learning objectives; 6.2 introduction; 6.3 learning from previous cases; 6.4 vulnerability; 6.5 forms of abuse; 6.6 managing abuse or disclosures of abuse; 6.7 safeguarding referrals; 6.8 summary; 7 counter terrorism and anti-radicalisation; 7.1 learning objectives; 7.2 introduction; 7.3 prevent; 7.4 your role; CHAPTER 5 HEALTH AND SAFETY; 1 health and safety policies and legislation