Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) to Perform Patient Initial and Detailed Assessment
|Publication Date:||10 October 2000|
|ICS Code (First aid):||11.160|
1.1 This guide establishes the minimum training standard for the performance of the initial assessment of ill or injured patients of all ages.
1.1.1 Frequently repeated inital surveys are an essential and integral part of the complete care of the acutely ill or injured patient.
1.2 This guide establishes the minimum training standard for the detailed assesment of ill or injured patients of all ages.
1.3 This guide identifys the components of the focused detailed assessment.
1.4 This guide is one of a series which together describe the minimum training standard for the emergency medical technician (basic).
1.6 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.