Have you read the 2nd Draft of the EMS Scope of Practice yet?Originally posted by KEVD18@Apr 15 2005, 07:23 PM
see i counter that with the question: "how invasive is a bg stick" i mean we're not talking running a central line here, its a prick on the finger.
They consider it to be invasive, therefore, it will not be a Basic skill. They also take away combitubes and I believe Epi-Pens away from the basic level.
I'm not saying I agree with this, 'cuz I don't. As you pointed out, a 6y/o can do a BGM stick. It makes no sense not to let a basic do them.