Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4129 | EMS Culture of Safety

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4129 | EMS Culture of Safety starts with the introduction to the topic. This courses discusses Culture of Safety in EMS at various levels – national, state and local. The varied aspects that can reduces preventable harm to three related groups: EMS personnel, patients and members of the community, as handled here.

The lessons covered are :

  • Lesson 1:  Define Culture of Safety.
  • Lesson 2:  Six Core Elements – Part 1.
  • Lesson 3:  Six Core Elements – Part 2.
  • Lesson 4:  Chapter Review.

Core Concepts & Takeaways

Objectives of the course are

  • Define culture of safety
  • Identify and explain the six core elements necessary to advance an EMS Culture of Safety
  • Identify the role of the EMS providers in establishing a culture of safety within EMS organizations

An excerpt from the course Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4129 | EMS Culture of Safety 

High priority will be given to standards that support safety not only from an operational or technical viewpoint, but from a cultural perspective as well. Possible items for consideration include the following:

  • Physical fitness for practitioners (may be preferable for this to initially emerge as recommendations or guidelines rather than standards).
  • Shifts/fatigue
  • Categorizing and reporting violence against EMS personnel; model legislation outlawing such acts; standards for training to prevent/counter violence and prevent injuries to EMS personnel and patients.
  • Checking driver records and similar employment screening.
  • Quality improvement and supervision.
  • Medical equipment and patient-moving equipment; making equipment loads manageable.
  • Ambulance design, maintenance, etc.
  • Dispatch standards: Encouragement of prioritized dispatch protocols, for ground and air, to ensure that the response is commensurate with the nature of the emergency and that unjustified risk is minimized.

 

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification  curriculum and the Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Course Curriculum

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4129 | EMS Culture of Safety

  • Lesson 0 – Introduction
    10:12
  • Lesson 1 – Definition
    10:12
  • Lesson 2 – Six Core Elements Part 1
    12:00
  • Lesson 3 – Six Core Elements Part 2
    09:14
  • Lesson 4 – Chapter Review
    01:41
$32.50
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