Simulation is a powerful technique which can be leveraged to meet quality improvement goals. In this scenario-based course, educators and quality-improvement managers will discover different types of simulation, be introduced to the development of metrics, identify various types of metrics and select appropriate simulation methodologies to meet agency QI goals.
Cleaning your vehicle and equipment used for patient care is an important aspect of infection control. The new healthcare law has added EMS into the definition of “Healthcare Associated Infections.” If a patient develops an infection 2 days after admission and it is not related to the admitting diagnosis, the facility will not be paid for treating that infection! Facilities are looking in your direction! Be prepared!
Airway management and ventilation are some of the most important, yet challenging situations faced by EMS. What is the best way to ventilate? What are the advantages of manual and mechanical ventilation? The speaker Prof. Dr. Gräsner works as an Emergency Physician for Medical Mass Casualty Incidents in different EMS and the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Germany and will present in the webcast how a patient can benefit from mechanical ventilation and what are the different possibilities of monitoring.