patient care

  1. SnigySnackJack

    Ethical crisis

    So without naming any names, I'm currently on a 24 hour shift today on a private bls rig. I just cleared a call, but felt extremely worried and uneasy about the whole thing. And its got to do with balancing job protection and patient advocacy. And I fear it also delves into legal aspects of both...
  2. B

    Lifting for petite people?

    I recently passed my NREMT and I am now beginning to apply for EMT positions. I have struggled with lifting while in my class but I managed to pass all my skills and the NREMT but now that I am applying places I am worried that I wont be able to properly lift. I am 5'2 and 120lbs. Any tips?
  3. P

    Better Patient Communication

    Just started my clinical rotations for my EMT course here in NYC and after a few tours I have come to realize that my ability to communicate with patients effectively and confidently could be better. The course I'm taking requires us to perform all sorts of different treatments prior to...
  4. J

    Turnover and Patient Care

    "The benefit of greater experience operates both through recent and past experiences. This has important implications for retention: retaining the typical paramedic in our sample for an additional quarter is associated with a reduction in out-of-hospital time of approximately 4 minutes...