Paramedical skills

Ability to treat all time dependent conditions under supervision as listed below and assist in other hospital, dental, veterinary and industrial uses.

1) Airway management, intubation, laryngeal masks, oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways.

2) Continuous positive airway pressure and ventilator use.

3) Defibrillation, external cardiac pacing.

4) Pericardiocentesis.

5) Cooling suits or intranasal cooling.

6) ECG interpretation and thrombolysis in myocardial infarction.

7) Central lines.

8) Intraosseous infusions.

9) Hemostatic products, tourniquets.

10) Cricothyroidotomy.

11) Tension pneumothorax, emergency needle thoracocentesis.

12) Nasogastric tubes.

13) Stroke assessment.

14) Blood cultures, microbiological swabs and antibiotics.

15) Urinary catheters and urinalysis.

16) Skin suturing.

17) Childbirth.

18) Thermometers, O2 and CO2 monitors, ECG, BP, oximeter, anesthetic monitors.

19) Vacuum mattress, scoop stretchers, splints, spinal immobilization, pelvic applicator.

20) Syringe driver, pressure infusers, fluid warming and management.

21) Tooth reimplantation and dislocation with splinting.

22) Personal protective and body fluid equipment.

23) Drugs as standardized as possible.

24) Emergency thoracotomy and cardiorrhaphy.

25) Manual rotation for testicular torsion.

26) Retinal assessment with scanning laser ophthalmoscope and fundoscope.

27) Dermatoscope use and skin punch biopsy.

28) Inter arterial cannulation.

29) Paraphimosis reduction under supervision.

30) Priapism management with telemedicine.

31) Paracentesis.

32) Elective thoracocentesis.

33) Joint aspiration.

34) Joint dislocation reduction.

35) Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

36) Videotoscope use.

37) Quinsy or abscess drainage.

38) Minor wound debridement.

39) Chest compression systems.

40) Intra oral camera.

41) Thrombolysis in stroke and severe pulmonary embolism.

42) Keyhole craniotomies (burr holes).

43) Veterinary skills.

44) Massage and spiritual matters.

45) Computerized medical examination..

46) Physical examination with electronic stethoscope..

47) Military may require decontamination skills.

48) Non medical assistance in ECU industrial use.