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Communication and Documentation – Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 04 | Communication and Documentation begins with an introduction to the subject We subsequently explore  in-depth the following lessons:

  • Basics of Communication.
  • Communicating with Specific Groups.
  • The Art of Interviewing.
  • Written Communication and Documentation.
  • Using Communication Devices.
  • Key Communication and Reporting Concepts and Strategies.

Core Concepts & Takeaways

  • EMS Communication System Components.
  • Radio Communications.
  • Communication with Other Healthcare professionals.
  • System maintenance.
  • Phone or Cellular communications.
  • Team Communication and Dynamics.
  • Principles of Medical Documentation and Report Writing.
  • Minimum Dataset.
  • Prehospital Care Report.
  • Falsification Issues.
  • Documentation of Patient Refusal.

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

Study Guides

  • Lesson 1 | Ambulance Safety Programs – Study Guide
  • Lesson 2 | Safe Driving Practices – Study Guide
  • Lesson 3 | Vehicle Extrication – Study Guide
  • Lesson 4 | Extricating Patients from an Electric Vehicle – Study Guide
  • Lesson 5 | Providing Emergency Medical Care – Study Guide
  • Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication
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