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The Standards of Emergency Care: Why They Matter EMTs are required to know the standards of emergency care. The National Association of EMTs has a list of 12 standards they feel all EMTs should be aware of. These include how to move patients, use an AED and more. In this blog post, we will discuss these 12 standards in depth! The National Association of EMTs has a list of 12 standards they feel all EMTs should be aware. These include how to move patients, use an AED and more. Let’s take a look at these! -Moving Patients The standards for moving people with regards to their head are: “To avoid injury or death from hitting the back of the head on structures in the environment while being moved.” One way is by using what is called a ‘stiff neck collar’. This helps keep someone’s neck straight when it would otherwise bend too much during movement. Another method includes lifting them onto the stretcher so that only one person needs to carry them (ideally). Finally, patient handling devices can also help move

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