In this video, we review the best place to put your hands when performing CPR. This video is specifically provided by EMTprep to assist Members in preparing for the NREMT exam and related skills sheets and for no other purpose. NREMT study aids and resources provided by EMTprep are not intended to provide training for life saving techniques, emergency response training, or any other type of medical training.
There are many acronyms used in emergency services that are intended to make procedures easier to remember. Here is a list of some common ones and when to use them:
This is applied as a precaution for EMS providers to protect and isolate from body substances such as blood, urine, feces etc. while giving medical treatment. BSI should be applied before every call and can include gloves, eye protection, facemask, gown etc. depending on the nature of the call.
After you have determined the scene is safe, your first action of the physical assessment will be to check your ABCDE’s. This is an acronym that...