May 30, 2020  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMTB 260 - EMS Documentation

2 hrs (Sem I)
This course will analyze problems with medical documentation within the EMS service and create documentation strategies that will improve compliance with the medical, legal, and financial aspects of EMS documentation. If one is a new EMT or Paramedic and wishes to learn how to write a patient care record that meets everyone’s requirements, or perhaps employees are not documenting well enough, this course would assist in improving hese areas. The basics such as formatting, spelling, and abbreviations will be covered as well as “Who is a patient,” assessing and documenting mental capacity, consent to treat, dispatch, medical necessity, patient refusals, closest appropriate facility, changing the chart, improving documentation of insurance information, and effective call intake documentation. 2 lecture hours.