EMT-Basic/Ops/SpecOps

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Lesson 7.3: Special EMS Operations Overviews

Objectives[edit]

By the end of this lesson, the EMT-Basic should be able to:

  1. Explain the EMT-Basic's role during a call involving hazardous materials.
  2. Describe what the EMT-Basic should do if there is reason to believe that there is a hazard at the scene.
  3. Describe what actions an EMT-Basic should take to ensure bystander safety.
  4. State the role that an EMT-Basic should perform until appropriately trained personnel arrive at the scene of a hazardous materials situation.
  5. Break down the steps to approaching a hazardous situation.
  6. Discuss the various environmental hazards that affect EMS.
  7. Describe the criteria for a multiple-casualty situation.
  8. Evaluate the role of the EMT-Basic in the multiple-casualty situation.
  9. Summarize the components of basic triage.
  10. Define the role of the EMT-Basic in a disaster operation.
  11. Describe the basic concepts of incident management.
  12. Explain the methods for preventing contamination of self, equipment, and facilities.
  13. Review the local mass-casualty incident plan.
  14. Demonstrate how triage would be performed at a mass-casualty incident.