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The following is a list of skills that the NHTSA / NREMT Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
(EMT-B) is required to master.
Airway Oxygen and Ventilation Skills - Upper Airway Adjuncts and SuctionOropharyngeal airway
Bag-Valve-Mask - Apneic PatientBag valve mask
Bleeding Control/Shock ManagementBody substance isolation
Emergency bleeding control
Cardiac arrest management / AEDCardiopulmonary resuscitation
Automated external defibrillator
Immobilization Skills - Joint Injury, Long Bone Injury, Traction SplintingSplinting
Mouth to Mask with Supplemental Oxygen
Oxygen AdministrationOxygen therapy
Bag valve mask
Simple face mask
Patient Assessment / Management-Medical[http://www.nremt.org/downloads/patientassessmentmanagementmedical.pdf]
:;General (SAMPLE history)
:Signs and Symptoms
:Past pertinent history?
:Last oral intake?
:Event leading to present illness (rule out trauma)?
:Detailed physical examination?
:;Respiratory or Cardiac (OPQRST)
:;Altered Mental Status
:Description of the episode
:Evidence of Trauma?
:History of Allergies
:What were you exposed to?
:How were you exposed?
:;Poisoning / Overdose
:When did you ingest / become exposed?
:How much did you ingest?
:Over what time period?
:Loss of Consciousness?
:Effects - general or local?
:Are you pregnant?
:How long have you been pregnant?
:Pain or contractions?
:Bleeding or discharge?
:Do you feel the need to push?
:Last menstrual period?
:How do you feel?
:Determine suicidal tendencies
:Is the patient a threat to self or others?
:Is there a medical problem?
Focused or Rapid Assessment
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