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Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bryon Stoll Jun 29, 2009.

 

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Chris replied to Gul Dukat's discussion What was your last call?
"70 yo Female. SOB - recent surgery. ?PE"
Jun 30, 2010
Medic 1 left a comment for Chris
"You too mate...stay safe."
Aug 8, 2009
Chris left a comment for Medic 1
"Hey medic1, yes it gives the wa public with something to think about but I doubt anything will change because they have no alternative. It doesn't look like it's going be government run any time soon Take carE"
Aug 8, 2009
Medic 1 left a comment for Chris
"Hi Chris Yes a long time coming but the tip of a very big iceberg, makes the WA public sit up and think that they have an amateur EMS servicing a large community.....a private money making organization pretending to be an Emergency Service!!"
Aug 8, 2009
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Chris left a comment for Medic 1
"Hello Medic 1 How are you? What do you think about SJA on the media? HAHA. It's been a long time coming. I hope all is well. VAO"
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Jul 3, 2009
Bryon Stoll replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"I am fairly new to the professional side of EMS. I am a firefighter and first responder, I have been a 1st responder since high school and sooo much has changed since then. I am just passed my 1 year with the Dept. we have a rescue rig, but cannot…"
Jun 29, 2009
Chris replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"Hello all, Thanks for your input on the subject. On the way to the scene I ask him to go through what he is going to do. After the call i ask how it went and what he could have done better. I also get him to do scenarios at the station when we are…"
Jun 24, 2009
firegirl replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"Not loving this approach and i doubt if this was how you and many of us that are comfortable with this aspect of patient care were trained. Not everyone is cut out to train someone new."
Jun 22, 2009
Ben Burbridge replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"I always liked to given them a chance to talk first. I don't let there be a ton of akward silence and if it happens after the run we'll talk about what happens. Just try and keep encouraging him to be the leader instead of the gofer"
Jun 20, 2009
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Jun 19, 2009
Brian Gilmore replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"Not that I'm any great thinker or provider, but I have always told the newbies around me that the most important skill in EMS is talking to people and figuring out what is going on (say it along with me, "Any trained monkey can intubate or…"
Jun 18, 2009
Phil Allen replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"Put them on the spot. Introduce yourself and introduce your rookie as the person who is going to be taking care of you. Or just stay a bit back and let them approach the patient."
Jun 17, 2009
Jason Winget replied to Chris's discussion Getting the rookie to TALK to the patient?
"Last year I was presented with a similar situation. After 3 monts of employment a new hire EMT was given his "come to god" meeting before he was placed on my truck. I had 30 days to help him get it. Not only was he having trouble talking…"
Jun 17, 2009

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At 8:40pm on August 8, 2009, Medic 1 said…
You too mate...stay safe.
At 8:30am on August 8, 2009, Medic 1 said…
Hi Chris
Yes a long time coming but the tip of a very big iceberg, makes the WA public sit up and think that they have an amateur EMS servicing a large community.....a private money making organization pretending to be an Emergency Service!!
 
 
 
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