Division Chief of EMS Plainfield Fire Territory Plainfield, Indiana
Description: Documentation, an essential part of the timely, complete and accurate depiction of patient care. Documentation in EMS has been taught through the eyes of what others "thought" were good at documentation. There is not a standard that objectively evaluates how complete and accurate your run reports are. D.O.C.U.M.E.N.T. is award-winning research that shows objective scoring through CQI breeds more thorough run reports. This presentation will introduce you to and prove have effecitve D.O.C.U.M.E.N.T. has become in a suburban fire-based EMS department.
UJpon completion, the participants will be able to discuss the importance of good documentation
Upon completion, the participants will be able to explain what the mnemonic D.O.C.U.M.E.N.T. means
Upon completion, the participant will be able to describe the research based on D.O.C.U.M.E.N.T.