Workers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
A. May assist with triage of emergency patients.
B. Assess extent of injuries or medical illnesses of trauma victims, patients with respiratory disease and stress, overdose and poisoning victims, industrial accident victims and other ill or injured individuals to determine emergency medical treatment
C. Administer pre-hospital emergency care, such as oxygen therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), spinal immobilization, bandaging and splinting, to patients
D. Establish and maintain intravenous treatment (IV), apply adjunctive equipment for ventilation and circulation complications, administer medications and provide other advanced emergency treatment to patients
E. Transport patients by air, land or water to hospital or other medical facility for further medical care
F. Document and record nature of injuries and illnesses and treatment provided
G. Assist hospital personnel with provision of medical treatment, if necessary