The EMS Handoff: The Dark Side of Patient Refusals with Jason Haag

The EMS Handoff

Jason Haag is a well-traveled EMS educator who currently works as the quality assurance analyst and clinical educator for MultiMed Billing in Baldwinsville, NY. With more than 18 years of EMS experience, Jason is a critical care paramedic who has experience as an EMS supervisor and CIC certification teaching agencies across New York.  He also speaks at conferences, hosts classes and reviews texts for Jones and Bartlett Learning.  Jason continues his EMS advocacy with multiple EMS agencies and committees. His involvement with Geneva Fire Department, Boy Scouts, Masons, Rotary, and Ducks Unlimited occupies his days after his daily family time with his wife and son.

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  • Legal decision making capacity
  • Dark side of informed consent
  • Documenting consent before procedures
  • Ethical and religious considerations
  • High-risk, low-frequency situations
  • Beyond the signature
  • Top things commonly missed during a patient refusal
  • Up to and including death
  • No patient contact

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