Author: John David Ferris, Chris Gray / Editors: Tajek B Hassan / Reviewer: Stewart McMorran / Code: ORG / Published: 09/08/2021
This session will cover modalities used in pre-hospital communication.
Before commencing this session you should:
- Be familiar with the phonetic alphabet and its use
- Have some awareness of major incident management
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Describe some of the communication methods used pre-hospitally
- Recognise potential limitations to communication in the pre-hospital environment
- Understand how to communicate with the pre-hospital services effectively including the use of pre-alerts
- Give or receive a structured handover
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