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ASTM International - ASTM F1287-90(2020)

Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (First aid): 11.160
significance And Use:

4.1 The purpose of this guide is to improve the quality of initial emergency medical care provided to the sick and injured. As the first trained person at an emergency medical scene, it is... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of first responders who may be responsible for the initial care of sick and injured persons of all ages in the prehospital environment.

1.2 This guide includes objectives based on an individual's acquired knowledge, including signs and symptoms; patient assessment; basic life support/cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS/CPR); bleeding and shock; injuries to the skull, spine, chest, abdomen, and extremities; moving patients; medical and environmental emergencies; triage; gaining access; and hazardous situations that the first responder may encounter.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM F1287-90(2020)
November 1, 2020
Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care
1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of first responders who may be responsible for the initial care of sick and injured persons of all ages in the prehospital...
July 1, 2012
Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care
1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of first responders who may be responsible for the initial care of sick and injured persons of all ages in the prehospital...
February 1, 2007
Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care
The purpose of this guide is to improve the quality of initial emergency medical care provided to the sick and injured. As the first trained person at an emergency medical scene, it is critical that...
January 1, 1996
Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care
1.1. This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of first responders who may be responsible for the initial care of sick and injured persons of all ages in the pre-hospital...
May 25, 1990
Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care
1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of first responders who may be responsible for the initial care of sick and injured persons of all ages in the prehospital...
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