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Medical Oversight EMS 484 . LECT .7. Dr . Maha khalid. Medical Oversight. Medical Director Physician Assumes responsibilities for care given Direct medical control EMTs speak directly with the physician Indirect medical control Protocols Standing orders.

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medical oversight
Medical Oversight
  • Medical Director
      • Physician
      • Assumes responsibilities for care given
    • Direct medical control
      • EMTs speak directly with the physician
    • Indirect medical control
      • Protocols
      • Standing orders
workforce oversight and supervision
Workforce Oversight and Supervision

One of the most important functions the medical director can perform is to have frequent quality interaction with the agency’s emergency medical services (EMS) providers, including education and mentoring, to ensure agency efficiency and provider effectiveness is optimized

medical director should provide essential
medical director should provide essential:
  • medical leadership.
  • agency medical oversight.
  • medical-related education and training, both initial, continuing, and refresher education.
  • coordination of medical-related standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocols.
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According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), some of the greatest challenges for the medical director related to EMS are :