Understanding Burn Severity | EMS Study Help Tips

As we continue with the EMS study guide help tips. This video highlights the key elements of burn severity. Know the difference between superficial, partial and full thickness burns. Having a good understanding of these points will help you come exam time and when assessing your patients.

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It’s Hard Being A New EMS Professional

When you are a new EMT or paramedic at an agency its hard. You don’t yet have your own “flow” just yet and you tend to fall back on your textbook type approach to patients.

While there is nothing wrong with that. You also must start to take cues from your experienced partners and co-workers. Beginning to understand and recognize critical patients more rapidly is key to your success in EMS as well as the outcome of the patients.

In this episode I am joined by Shannon Bright who is a paramedic at a large agency with a high turnover rate. This can be frustrating for both new providers and experienced ones like Shannon. They are required to rapidly recognize not just patient issues, but issues that are demanded by an agency like scene times, hospital times and responses.

Take a listen below.



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Respiratory Emergencies Part 1 | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This episode of Monday Minutes begins respiratory emergencies. Basic key points on respiratory emergencies to get you started and help with paramedic EMT exams, patient care and EMS knowledge.
 

 

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VRM – Rollover – Importance of EMS Re-assessment

This code three response to a single vehicle rollover demonstrates the importance of re-assessment of your patients and keeping your thought process going as a paramedic and good EMS provider.