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Transport Operations
The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy
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National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
EMS Operations
Knowledge of operational roles and
responsibilities to ensure ...
National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
Principles of Safely Operating a Ground
Ambulance
• Risks and responsibilitie...
National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
Medicine
Integrates assessment findings with principles
of epidemiology and p...
National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
Infectious Diseases
Awareness and management of
• A patient who may have an i...
National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
Infectious Diseases
Assessment and management of
• A patient who may have an ...
National EMS Education
Standard Competencies
Infectious Diseases
Assessment and management of
• A patient who may be infec...
Introduction
• Today’s ambulances are equipped with
state-of-the-art technology.
• Driving an ambulance requires good
tech...
Emergency Vehicle Design
• US General Services Administration
determines ambulance standards.
• Design and manufacturing g...
Emergency Vehicle Design
• Type I:
Conventional
• Type II:
Standard van
• Type III:
Specialty van
© Tom Carter/PhotoEdit, ...
Ambulance Equipment
• Every inch of space on an ambulance
stores and secures equipment.
• Organizations influence the list...
Checking the Ambulance
• Crew members are
responsible for
ensuring:
− Unit is capable of
responding
− Proper equipment
and...
Checking the Ambulance
• A daily check of
the ambulance
should ensure that
it can:
− Start
− Steer
− Stop
− Stay running
T...
Checking the Ambulance
• Warning signs
− Belt noise
− Break fade
− Brake pull
− Drift
− Steering pull
− Pulsating brake
− ...
Ambulance Staffing and
Development
• Maximize productivity and minimize
response times by analyzing:
− Response times
− Pr...
Ambulance and EMS Systems
• In US, most first-response EMS and
ambulance service is delivered by the fire
department.
− Ot...
System Status Management
(SSM)
• Goals:
− Maximize efficiency
− Reduce response time
• Considers:
− Peak loads
− Strategic...
Ambulance Stationing
• Goals:
− Maximize
efficiency
− Minimize response
times
• Factors include:
− Distance vs. call
volum...
En Route to Scene
• As you prepare to respond:
− Fasten seatbelts and shoulder harnesses.
− Inform dispatch you are respon...
En Route to Scene
• While on route:
− Prepare to assess and care for the patient.
− Review dispatch information.
− Assign ...
Arrival at the Scene
• Look for safety hazards.
• Evaluate the need for additional units.
• Determine the mechanism of inj...
Arrival at the Scene
• Evaluate the need to stabilize the spine.
• Follow standard precautions.
• If you are the first at ...
Traffic Control
• Ensure orderly traffic flow, and prevent
another crash.
• Place reflectors and other warning devices
on ...
Securing Equipment
• Make sure all equipment is secured before
placing a vehicle in motion.
− Some equipment can become le...
Safe Patient Transfer
• Excessive speed is unnecessary and
dangerous.
− Common sense and good driving techniques
are requi...
Postrun Activities: Restocking,
Cleaning, and Disinfection
• Clean and disinfect
ambulance and
equipment used.
• Restock s...
Defensive Ambulance Driving
Techniques
• More than 6,000
crashes per year
• Knowledge of
vehicle operation is
critical.
© ...
Driver Characteristics
• Diligence and caution
• Positive attitude about your ability
• Tolerance of other drivers
• Physi...
Safe Driving Practices
• Route planning and navigation
− Have access to street and area maps
− Become familiar with the ro...
Safe Driving Practices
• Fatigue
− Don’t be ashamed
to admit when you
are fatigued.
− Place yourself out
of service until
...
Safe Driving Practices
• Use of safety restraints
− All passengers should wear seatbelts.
• Speed
− Always drive with caut...
Safe Driving Practices
• Driver anticipation
− All other drivers are unpredictable.
− Maintain a safe travel distance behi...
Safe Driving Practices
• Driver anticipation (cont’d)
− Make eye contact with fellow drivers.
− Use turn signals.
− Never ...
Safe Driving Practices
• Cushion of safety
− Maintain a safe distance from vehicles.
− Avoiding being tailgated.
− Be awar...
Safe Driving Practices
• Vehicle size and distance judgment
− Vehicle length and width are critical when:
• Maneuvering
• ...
Safe Driving Practices
• Backing up the
emergency vehicle
− Use a spotter.
− Agree with the
spotter before
moving.
− Keep ...
Safe Driving Practices
• Backing up the emergency vehicle (cont’d)
− Agree on hand signals before moving.
− Keep your wind...
Safe Driving Practices
• Parking at an emergency scene
− Allow for efficient traffic control and flow.
− Do not block othe...
Safe Driving Practices
• Parking at an
emergency scene
(cont’d)
− Park as close to
the scene as
possible.
− Park where you...
Safe Driving Practices
• Parking at an emergency scene (cont’d)
− Turn off headlights to avoid blinding oncoming
traffic a...
Emergency Vehicle Control
• Two ways to control a vehicle:
− Changing directions
− Changing speed
• Drivers must constantl...
Emergency Vehicle Control
• Road positioning
and cornering
− Take corners at the
speed that will put
you in the proper
roa...
Braking
• Getting a feel for brake pressure comes
with experience and practice.
• Get to know each vehicle you drive.
Brou...
Controlled Braking
• Weather and road conditions
− Weight distribution should be taken into
consideration during inclement...
Controlled Braking
• Water on the roadway
− Lightly tap the brakes several times after driving
through water to dry them.
...
Controlled Braking
• Ice and slippery surfaces
− All-weather tires and appropriate speed will
reduce traction problems.
− ...
Laws and Regulations
• Vary from state to state and city to city
• Emergency vehicle drivers have certain
limited privileg...
Laws and Regulations
• Use of warning lights and sirens
− Unit must be on a true emergency call.
− Audible and visual warn...
Laws and Regulations
• Right-of-way
privileges
− Only use when
necessary.
− Know your local
right-of-way
privileges.
• Use...
Laws and Regulations
• Intersection hazards
− Look for other motorists and pedestrians before
proceeding into the intersec...
Laws and Regulations
• School buses
− Never pass a
school bus that
has stopped.
• School zones
− In many states it is
ille...
Air Medical Transports
• Can speed up transfer of patients
• Factors to consider:
− Does the patient’s condition warrant t...
Rotor-Wing Versus Fixed-Wing
Air Ambulances
• Rotor-wing aircraft
− Standard of care
for transportation
of critically inju...
Advantages of Using Air
Ambulances
The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy
recovery for bookings Conta...
Disadvantages of Using Air
Ambulances
The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy
recovery for bookings Co...
Helicopter Medical Evacuation
Operations
• Why call for a medevac?
− Ground transportation will take too long.
− Condition...
Helicopter Medical Evacuation
Operations
• Who receives a medevac?
− Patients with time-dependent injuries or
illnesses
− ...
Helicopter Medical Evacuation
Operations
• Medevac issues
− Weather
− Environment/terrain
− Altitude
− Airspeed limitation...
Establishing a Landing Zone
• Should be a hard or a grassy level surface
• Should be cleared of loose debris
• Should be c...
Landing Zone Safety and
Patient Transfer
• Be familiar with capabilities, protocols, and
methods for accessing helicopters...
Landing Zone Safety and
Patient Transfer
• The proper
approach is
between nine-o’-
clock and three-o’-
clock.
• Walk in a ...
Landing Zone Safety and
Patient Transfer
• When operating at a landing zone:
− Pay attention to the flight crew.
− Become ...
Landing Zone Safety and
Patient Transfer
The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy
recovery for bookings...
Landing Zone Safety and
Patient Transfer
• When operating at a landing zone (cont’d):
− Make sure all equipment/patients a...
Communicating with Other
Agencies
• When requesting a medevac response,
always include:
− Ground contact radio channel
− C...
Special Considerations
• Night landings
− Do not shine lights in the air to help the pilot.
− Direct light toward the grou...
Special Considerations
• Landing on uneven ground
− Approach from downhill side only.
− Do not move the patient until sign...
Special Considerations
• Medevacs at hazardous materials incidents
− Flight crew should be notified immediately.
− Landing...
Summary
• DOT KKK 1822 sets the standards for
ambulance design and manufacturing
specifications.
• Three body styles: Type...
Summary
• Perform routine inspection after each call.
• Learning how to properly operate your
vehicle is just as important...
Summary
• All drivers and passengers should use
appropriate safety restraints while vehicles
are in motion.
• Make sure al...
Summary
• Use extreme caution when driving in heavy
traffic areas or in rural areas.
• Slow down in inclement weather.
• A...
Summary
• A medical evacuation is commonly known
as a medevac.
• You must follow certain safety rules when
you are working...
Credits
• Backgrounds: Purple—Courtesy of Rhonda Beck;
Blue—Jones & Bartlett Learning. Courtesy of
MIEMSS; Red—© Margo Har...
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Chadha with the vision that nobody should suffer the
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  1. 1. Transport Operations The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  2. 2. National EMS Education Standard Competencies EMS Operations Knowledge of operational roles and responsibilities to ensure patient, public, and personnel safety. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  3. 3. National EMS Education Standard Competencies Principles of Safely Operating a Ground Ambulance • Risks and responsibilities of emergency response • Risks and responsibilities of transport The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  4. 4. National EMS Education Standard Competencies Medicine Integrates assessment findings with principles of epidemiology and pathophysiology to formulate a field impression and implement a comprehensive treatment/disposition plan for a patient with a medical complaint. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  5. 5. National EMS Education Standard Competencies Infectious Diseases Awareness and management of • A patient who may have an infectious disease • How to decontaminate equipment after treating a patient The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  6. 6. National EMS Education Standard Competencies Infectious Diseases Assessment and management of • A patient who may have an infectious disease • How to decontaminate the ambulance and equipment after treating a patient The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  7. 7. National EMS Education Standard Competencies Infectious Diseases Assessment and management of • A patient who may be infected with a bloodborne pathogen − Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) − Hepatitis B • Antibiotic-resistant infections • Current infectious disease prevalent in the community The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  8. 8. Introduction • Today’s ambulances are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. • Driving an ambulance requires good technique and judgment. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  9. 9. Emergency Vehicle Design • US General Services Administration determines ambulance standards. • Design and manufacturing guidelines are reviewed and updated every 5 years. − Outlined by the DOT KKK 1822 The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  10. 10. Emergency Vehicle Design • Type I: Conventional • Type II: Standard van • Type III: Specialty van © Tom Carter/PhotoEdit, Inc. Courtesy of Captain David Jackson, Saginaw Township Fire Department Courtesy of Captain David Jackson, Saginaw Township Fire DepartmentThe Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  11. 11. Ambulance Equipment • Every inch of space on an ambulance stores and secures equipment. • Organizations influence the list of supplies and equipment that should be carried. − OSHA − ACS − NFPA The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  12. 12. Checking the Ambulance • Crew members are responsible for ensuring: − Unit is capable of responding − Proper equipment and supplies are available The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  13. 13. Checking the Ambulance • A daily check of the ambulance should ensure that it can: − Start − Steer − Stop − Stay running The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  14. 14. Checking the Ambulance • Warning signs − Belt noise − Break fade − Brake pull − Drift − Steering pull − Pulsating brake − Steering play − Tire squeal − Wheel bounce − Wheel wobble The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  15. 15. Ambulance Staffing and Development • Maximize productivity and minimize response times by analyzing: − Response times − Productivity − Unit costs − Taxpayer subsidies The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  16. 16. Ambulance and EMS Systems • In US, most first-response EMS and ambulance service is delivered by the fire department. − Other models include: • Private, for-profit agencies • Public agency • Public-private partnerships The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  17. 17. System Status Management (SSM) • Goals: − Maximize efficiency − Reduce response time • Considers: − Peak loads − Strategic deployment The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  18. 18. Ambulance Stationing • Goals: − Maximize efficiency − Minimize response times • Factors include: − Distance vs. call volume − Special facilities − Need for maintenance − Storage − Classrooms − Sleeping quarters The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  19. 19. En Route to Scene • As you prepare to respond: − Fasten seatbelts and shoulder harnesses. − Inform dispatch you are responding. − Confirm nature and location of call. − Ask for other information. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  20. 20. En Route to Scene • While on route: − Prepare to assess and care for the patient. − Review dispatch information. − Assign duties and tasks. − Decide which equipment to take. − Decide which stretcher to take. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  21. 21. Arrival at the Scene • Look for safety hazards. • Evaluate the need for additional units. • Determine the mechanism of injury or nature of the illness. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  22. 22. Arrival at the Scene • Evaluate the need to stabilize the spine. • Follow standard precautions. • If you are the first at a multiple-casualty incident, estimate the number of patients. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  23. 23. Traffic Control • Ensure orderly traffic flow, and prevent another crash. • Place reflectors and other warning devices on both sides of crash. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  24. 24. Securing Equipment • Make sure all equipment is secured before placing a vehicle in motion. − Some equipment can become lethal projectiles if not secured properly. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  25. 25. Safe Patient Transfer • Excessive speed is unnecessary and dangerous. − Common sense and good driving techniques are required. • Secure the patient with at least three straps across the body. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  26. 26. Postrun Activities: Restocking, Cleaning, and Disinfection • Clean and disinfect ambulance and equipment used. • Restock supplies. • Perform routine inspections. • Decontaminate the ambulance. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  27. 27. Defensive Ambulance Driving Techniques • More than 6,000 crashes per year • Knowledge of vehicle operation is critical. © Robert Brenner/PhotoEdit, Inc. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  28. 28. Driver Characteristics • Diligence and caution • Positive attitude about your ability • Tolerance of other drivers • Physical fitness • Emotional fitness • Proper attitude • Good judgment and knowledge The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  29. 29. Safe Driving Practices • Route planning and navigation − Have access to street and area maps − Become familiar with the roads and traffic patterns in your area. • Avoid heavy traffic areas. • Know your way around. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  30. 30. Safe Driving Practices • Fatigue − Don’t be ashamed to admit when you are fatigued. − Place yourself out of service until fatigue has passed. • Distractions − Never attempt to: • Type • Text • Operate personal data devices • Listen to music • Eat or drink The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  31. 31. Safe Driving Practices • Use of safety restraints − All passengers should wear seatbelts. • Speed − Always drive with caution. • Siren risk-benefit analysis − Never use to transport a nonemergency patient. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  32. 32. Safe Driving Practices • Driver anticipation − All other drivers are unpredictable. − Maintain a safe travel distance behind vehicles. − Do not respond aggressively to drivers. − Do not accelerate through intersections. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  33. 33. Safe Driving Practices • Driver anticipation (cont’d) − Make eye contact with fellow drivers. − Use turn signals. − Never force a vehicle into oncoming traffic. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  34. 34. Safe Driving Practices • Cushion of safety − Maintain a safe distance from vehicles. − Avoiding being tailgated. − Be aware of blind spots. • View ahead • Rear of vehicle • Side of vehicle The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  35. 35. Safe Driving Practices • Vehicle size and distance judgment − Vehicle length and width are critical when: • Maneuvering • Driving • Parking • Braking and passing The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  36. 36. Safe Driving Practices • Backing up the emergency vehicle − Use a spotter. − Agree with the spotter before moving. − Keep your spotter in view at all times. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  37. 37. Safe Driving Practices • Backing up the emergency vehicle (cont’d) − Agree on hand signals before moving. − Keep your window cracked open. − Do a walk-around before getting in the vehicle. − Use audible warning devices. − Do not rely on a back-up camera. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  38. 38. Safe Driving Practices • Parking at an emergency scene − Allow for efficient traffic control and flow. − Do not block other emergency vehicles. − Park uphill or upwind. − Stay away from structures that might collapse. − Always use your parking brake. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  39. 39. Safe Driving Practices • Parking at an emergency scene (cont’d) − Park as close to the scene as possible. − Park where your departure will not be hampered. − Be aware of terrain. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  40. 40. Safe Driving Practices • Parking at an emergency scene (cont’d) − Turn off headlights to avoid blinding oncoming traffic at night. − Always wear visible protective clothing. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  41. 41. Emergency Vehicle Control • Two ways to control a vehicle: − Changing directions − Changing speed • Drivers must constantly evaluate the road surface. Brought to you by The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  42. 42. Emergency Vehicle Control • Road positioning and cornering − Take corners at the speed that will put you in the proper road position The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  43. 43. Braking • Getting a feel for brake pressure comes with experience and practice. • Get to know each vehicle you drive. Brought to you by The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  44. 44. Controlled Braking • Weather and road conditions − Weight distribution should be taken into consideration during inclement weather. • Hydroplaning − Gradually slow down without slamming on the brakes. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  45. 45. Controlled Braking • Water on the roadway − Lightly tap the brakes several times after driving through water to dry them. • Decreased visibility − During fog, smog, snow, or heavy rain, use low headlights. − Use headlights during the day. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  46. 46. Controlled Braking • Ice and slippery surfaces − All-weather tires and appropriate speed will reduce traction problems. − Be especially careful on bridges and overpasses. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  47. 47. Laws and Regulations • Vary from state to state and city to city • Emergency vehicle drivers have certain limited privileges. − Privileges don’t lessen liability in a crash. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  48. 48. Laws and Regulations • Use of warning lights and sirens − Unit must be on a true emergency call. − Audible and visual warning devices must be used simultaneously. − Unit must be operated with due regard for the safety of others. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  49. 49. Laws and Regulations • Right-of-way privileges − Only use when necessary. − Know your local right-of-way privileges. • Use of escorts − Generally not a good idea − Leave space between vehicles. − Instruct family members not to drive closely behind you. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  50. 50. Laws and Regulations • Intersection hazards − Look for other motorists and pedestrians before proceeding into the intersection. • Unpaved roadways and rural settings − Operate the vehicle at a lower speed. − Maintain a firm grip on the steering wheel. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  51. 51. Laws and Regulations • School buses − Never pass a school bus that has stopped. • School zones − In many states it is illegal to exceed the speed limit in school zones. • Funeral processions − Most states offer no exemption. − Out of respect, most drivers turn off audible devices. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  52. 52. Air Medical Transports • Can speed up transfer of patients • Factors to consider: − Does the patient’s condition warrant the risk of using air transport? − Will the use of air transport truly save time? The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  53. 53. Rotor-Wing Versus Fixed-Wing Air Ambulances • Rotor-wing aircraft − Standard of care for transportation of critically injured • Fixed-wing aircraft − Used mainly for long-distance transportation © Hermann J. Knipperatz/AP Photos Courtesy of Brian Denlinger and STAT MedEvac The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  54. 54. Advantages of Using Air Ambulances The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  55. 55. Disadvantages of Using Air Ambulances The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  56. 56. Helicopter Medical Evacuation Operations • Why call for a medevac? − Ground transportation will take too long. − Conditions limit or prohibit the use of ground transportation. − Patient requires advanced care. − Multiple patients will overwhelm a hospital. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  57. 57. Helicopter Medical Evacuation Operations • Who receives a medevac? − Patients with time-dependent injuries or illnesses − Patients with serious conditions − Trauma patients • Who do you call? − Notify dispatcher The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  58. 58. Helicopter Medical Evacuation Operations • Medevac issues − Weather − Environment/terrain − Altitude − Airspeed limitations − Cabin size − Cost The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  59. 59. Establishing a Landing Zone • Should be a hard or a grassy level surface • Should be cleared of loose debris • Should be clear of overhead or tall hazards • Should be marked with weighted cones or emergency vehicles The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  60. 60. Landing Zone Safety and Patient Transfer • Be familiar with capabilities, protocols, and methods for accessing helicopters. • Go only where the pilot and crew directs you. • Keep a safe distance from the aircraft whenever it’s on the ground and “hot.” The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  61. 61. Landing Zone Safety and Patient Transfer • The proper approach is between nine-o’- clock and three-o’- clock. • Walk in a crouched position when approaching. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  62. 62. Landing Zone Safety and Patient Transfer • When operating at a landing zone: − Pay attention to the flight crew. − Become familiar with hand signals. − Do not approach unless instructed by flight crew. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  63. 63. Landing Zone Safety and Patient Transfer The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  64. 64. Landing Zone Safety and Patient Transfer • When operating at a landing zone (cont’d): − Make sure all equipment/patients are secured. − Always approach from the front. − Smoking, open lights or flames, and flares are prohibited within 50 ft of the aircraft. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  65. 65. Communicating with Other Agencies • When requesting a medevac response, always include: − Ground contact radio channel − Call sign of the unit The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  66. 66. Special Considerations • Night landings − Do not shine lights in the air to help the pilot. − Direct light toward the ground. − Smoking, open lights or flames, and flares are prohibited within 50 ft of the aircraft. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  67. 67. Special Considerations • Landing on uneven ground − Approach from downhill side only. − Do not move the patient until signaled. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  68. 68. Special Considerations • Medevacs at hazardous materials incidents − Flight crew should be notified immediately. − Landing zone should be established upwind and uphill from the scene. − Exposed patients must be decontaminated before being loaded into the aircraft. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  69. 69. Summary • DOT KKK 1822 sets the standards for ambulance design and manufacturing specifications. • Three body styles: Type I, Type II, Type III • Check the ambulance at the beginning of every shift to ensure that all equipment is available and in good working order. • Preventative maintenance is as important as operating skills. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  70. 70. Summary • Perform routine inspection after each call. • Learning how to properly operate your vehicle is just as important as learning how to care for patients. • Drivers must be qualified to drive an ambulance, must be physically and emotionally fit, and must have the proper attitude. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  71. 71. Summary • All drivers and passengers should use appropriate safety restraints while vehicles are in motion. • Make sure all equipment is secure before leaving the scene. • Lights and sirens should be used sparingly. • Avoid backing up vehicle if possible. When unavoidable, always use a spotter. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  72. 72. Summary • Use extreme caution when driving in heavy traffic areas or in rural areas. • Slow down in inclement weather. • Any specific exemption from traffic laws does not negate your responsibility to proceed with due regard. • Escorts should not be used. • Air ambulances are used to evacuate medical and trauma patients. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  73. 73. Summary • A medical evacuation is commonly known as a medevac. • You must follow certain safety rules when you are working around landing zones and helicopters. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  74. 74. Credits • Backgrounds: Purple—Courtesy of Rhonda Beck; Blue—Jones & Bartlett Learning. Courtesy of MIEMSS; Red—© Margo Harrison/ShutterStock, Inc.; Green—Courtesy of Rhonda Beck. • Unless otherwise indicated, all photographs and illustrations are under copyright of Jones & Bartlett Learning, courtesy of Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, or have been provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
  75. 75. This platform has been started by Parveen Kumar Chadha with the vision that nobody should suffer the way he has suffered because of lack and improper healthcare facilities in India. We need lots of funds manpower etc. to make this vision a reality please contact us. Join us as a member for a noble cause. The Nurses and attendants staff we provide for your healthy recovery for bookings Contact Us:-
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