Emergency cases

Description

The emergency cases with different disease patterns and syndromes, the special emergency cases and their appropriate interventions.

Alternative labels

disease patterns of emergency cases
emergency case
appropriate intervention in emergency cases

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Emergency cases is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Paramedic in emergency responses: Paramedics in emergency responses provide emergency care to sick, injured, and vulnerable persons in emergency medical situations, before and during transport to a medical facility. They implement and oversee the transfer of the patient in connection with transport. They provide assistance in acute situations, implement life-saving emergency measures, and monitor the performance of the transportation process. As allowed by national law they may also provide oxygen, certain drugs, the puncture of peripheral veins and infusion of crystalloid solutions and perform endotracheal intubation if needed for the immediate prevention of threats for the life or health of an emergency patient.
Emergency ambulance driver: Emergency ambulance drivers use emergency vehicles to respond to medical emergencies and support the work of paramedics, move patients safely, take note of changes in the patient’s vital signs and report to the paramedics in charge, ensuring the medical equipment is well stored, transported and functional, under supervision and on order of a doctor of medicine.
Hospital porter: Hospital porters are professional healthcare assistants who transport people on stretchers around the hospital site, as well as and items.
First aid instructor: First aid instructors teach students immediate lifesaving emergency measures, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the recovery position, and injury care. They provided practice materials such as a specialised manikin.

Optional knowledge

Emergency cases is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Emergency cases – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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