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S2:E27 - "EMS Patient Care Reports - Data Elements and Requirements." Recorded February 16, 2021

March 05, 2021 EMS on AIR Season 2 Episode 27
EMS on AIR
S2:E27 - "EMS Patient Care Reports - Data Elements and Requirements." Recorded February 16, 2021
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S2:E27 - "EMS Patient Care Reports - Data Elements and Requirements." Recorded February 16, 2021
Mar 05, 2021 Season 2 Episode 27
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This episode is the third in a four-part series focusing on EMS patient care reports, or PCRs.  This series has been developed in collaboration with the Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA) and various EMS providers as a way of providing information and guidance to EMS agencies and personnel.  Although we reference the OCMCA and our local and State EMS protocols, this series is beneficial to all EMS agencies and providers.  In this episode, we discuss the value of EMS PCRs.  Primarily, our goal is to increase EMS’ appreciation and awareness of the value and relevance of EMS patient care documentation, as well as how to implement best practices into their work.  To accomplish the goal, our guests help us list and describe the terminology related to PCR data entry.  Then, we list and describe the minimum data elements that must be completed in the PCR of an EMS transport of a patient.  From there, we’ll discuss the additional elements required in the PCR of an EMS transport patients with time sensitive emergencies.  We round out the discussion by listing and describing the minimum data elements that must be completed in the PCR of an EMS patient care refusal, an EMS patient Dead on Scene and an EMS Termination of Resuscitation in the field.

Visit EMSonAIR.com for the latest information, podcast episodes and other details.  Follow us on Instagram @EMSOnAIR.  Please keep emailing your questions, comments, feedback and episode ideas to the EMS on AIR Podcast team by email at [email protected]. 

Geoff Lassers, Paramedic EMS-IC ([email protected])
Host, EMS on AIR Podcast
EMS System Manager, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)
Firefighter / Paramedic, West Bloomfield Fire Department
American CME, Director of Education

Guests:

Bonnie Kincaid
([email protected])
Executive Director, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)

Emily Bergquist, MSA, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
State of Michigan MCA Coordinator, MDHHS, BETP

Emily Baker, BS, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
EMS Coordinator, Ascension Providence Southfield
CQI Supervisor, Alliance Mobile Health

John Theut, MS, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
QA/QI Coordinator, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)
Shift Captain / EMS Coordinator, Ferndale Fire Department.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/emsonair?fan_landing=true)

Show Notes

This episode is the third in a four-part series focusing on EMS patient care reports, or PCRs.  This series has been developed in collaboration with the Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA) and various EMS providers as a way of providing information and guidance to EMS agencies and personnel.  Although we reference the OCMCA and our local and State EMS protocols, this series is beneficial to all EMS agencies and providers.  In this episode, we discuss the value of EMS PCRs.  Primarily, our goal is to increase EMS’ appreciation and awareness of the value and relevance of EMS patient care documentation, as well as how to implement best practices into their work.  To accomplish the goal, our guests help us list and describe the terminology related to PCR data entry.  Then, we list and describe the minimum data elements that must be completed in the PCR of an EMS transport of a patient.  From there, we’ll discuss the additional elements required in the PCR of an EMS transport patients with time sensitive emergencies.  We round out the discussion by listing and describing the minimum data elements that must be completed in the PCR of an EMS patient care refusal, an EMS patient Dead on Scene and an EMS Termination of Resuscitation in the field.

Visit EMSonAIR.com for the latest information, podcast episodes and other details.  Follow us on Instagram @EMSOnAIR.  Please keep emailing your questions, comments, feedback and episode ideas to the EMS on AIR Podcast team by email at [email protected]. 

Geoff Lassers, Paramedic EMS-IC ([email protected])
Host, EMS on AIR Podcast
EMS System Manager, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)
Firefighter / Paramedic, West Bloomfield Fire Department
American CME, Director of Education

Guests:

Bonnie Kincaid
([email protected])
Executive Director, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)

Emily Bergquist, MSA, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
State of Michigan MCA Coordinator, MDHHS, BETP

Emily Baker, BS, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
EMS Coordinator, Ascension Providence Southfield
CQI Supervisor, Alliance Mobile Health

John Theut, MS, Paramedic, EMS-IC ([email protected])
QA/QI Coordinator, Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA)
Shift Captain / EMS Coordinator, Ferndale Fire Department.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/emsonair?fan_landing=true)