Legal And Ethical

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A Review of the Updated NAEMT Code of Ethics

Find out what’s been changed or added to the 2013 edition.

Posted Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Pro Bono: Protect Your Agency’s Ride-Along Program from Liability

Clear policies and a little training can bolster your legal protection.

Posted Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Pro Bono: On-Scene Video from Asiana Airliner Crash Raises Legal Questions

Possible negligence revealed; EMS agency responds questionably.

Posted Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Pro Bono: Should You Pay Attention to or Obey a Patient’s Medical Tattoo?

Does a DNR tattoo constitute an advanced medical directive?

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Pro Bono: Appropriate Use of Patient Images in EMS Documentation

Is it legal to attach pictures to a patient care report?

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Pro Bono: Marijuana Use by EMS Providers Poses a Legal Conundrum

The law has favored employer termination even when use was lawful.

Posted Monday, December 9, 2013

Pro Bono: How Equipment Failures Can Impact EMS Agency Liability

Are you checking your equipment?

Posted Thursday, November 14, 2013

Florida Tests End-of-Life Care Document

Even for the 29 percent of Americans who have filled out basic legal paperwork to make their final wishes known, a drawn-out, undignified and uncomfortable hospital death remains all too possible, medical policy specialists admit.

Posted Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Pro Bono: Reporting Drugs & Illegal Activity to Law Enforcement

Are you legally obligated to report drugs and criminal behavior?

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013






 

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