NOCP Area 7: Transportation
  EMR PCP ACP CCP
GENERAL COMPETENCY 7.1 Prepare ambulance for service.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCY SUB COMPETENCIES    
7.1a Conduct vehicle maintenance and safety check. S P P P
  Identify components of a maintenance check. Identify components of a maintenance check. Identify components of a maintenance check. Identify components of a maintenance check.
  Identify components of a safety check. Identify components of a safety check. Identify components of a safety check. Identify components of a safety check.
  Demonstrate a maintenance check. Perform a maintenance check. Perform a maintenance check. Perform a maintenance check.
  Demonstrate a safety check. Perform a safety check. Perform a safety check. Perform a safety check.
7.1.b Recognize conditions requiring removal of vehicle from service. A A A A
  List the conditions that require removal of a vehicle from service. List the conditions that require removal of a vehicle from service. List the conditions that require removal of a vehicle from service. List the conditions that require removal of a vehicle from service.
7.1.c Utilize all vehicle equipment & vehicle devices within ambulance. A S S S
  Describe the purpose of all vehicle equipment. Explain the purpose of all vehicle equipment. Explain the purpose of all vehicle equipment. Explain the purpose of all vehicle equipment.
  Describe the purpose of all vehicle devices. Explain the purpose of all vehicle devices. Explain the purpose of all vehicle devices. Explain the purpose of all vehicle devices.
    Operate vehicle equipment correctly. Operate vehicle equipment correctly. Operate vehicle equipment correctly.
    Operate all vehicle devices correctly. Operate all vehicle devices correctly. Operate all vehicle devices correctly.
GENERAL COMPETENCY 7.2 Drive ambulance or emergency response vehicle.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCY SUB COMPETENCIES    
7.2.a Utilize defensive driving techniques. A S S S
  Describe principles of defensive driving. Describe principles of defensive driving. Describe principles of defensive driving. Describe principles of defensive driving.
  Apply techniques of defensive driving. Apply techniques of defensive driving. Apply techniques of defensive driving. Apply techniques of defensive driving.
7.2.b Utilize safe emergency driving techniques. A S S S
  Distinguish between driving characteristics of an ambulance and a passenger vehicle. Distinguish between driving characteristics of an ambulance and a passenger vehicle. Distinguish between driving characteristics of an ambulance and a passenger vehicle. Distinguish between driving characteristics of an ambulance and a passenger vehicle.
  Distinguish between emergency driving and driving under normal conditions. Distinguish between emergency driving and driving under normal conditions. Distinguish between emergency driving and driving under normal conditions. Distinguish between emergency driving and driving under normal conditions.
  Apply appropriate driving techniques. Apply appropriate driving techniques. Apply appropriate driving techniques. Apply appropriate driving techniques.
  Describe relevant legislative requirements regarding the operation of an emergency vehicle. Describe relevant legislative requirements regarding the operation of an emergency vehicle. Describe relevant legislative requirements regarding the operation of an emergency vehicle. Describe relevant legislative requirements regarding the operation of an emergency vehicle.
  Discuss potential reactions from other drivers. Discuss potential reactions from other drivers. Discuss potential reactions from other drivers. Discuss potential reactions from other drivers.
7.2.c Drive in a manner that ensures patient comfort and a safe environment for all passengers. A S S S
  Describe driving techniques for maximizing the safety of the working environment. Describe driving techniques for maximizing the safety of the working environment. Describe driving techniques for maximizing the safety of the working environment. Describe driving techniques for maximizing the safety of the working environment.
GENERAL COMPETENCY 7.3 Transfer patient to air ambulance.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCY SUB COMPETENCIES    
7.3.a Create safe landing zone for rotary-wing aircraft. A A A A
  List the required elements of a safe landing zone. List the required elements of a safe landing zone. List the required elements of a safe landing zone. List the required elements of a safe landing zone.
  Describe procedure to create a safe landing zone. Describe procedure to create a safe landing zone. Describe procedure to create a safe landing zone. Describe procedure to create a safe landing zone.
7.3.b Safely approach stationary rotary-wing aircraft. A A A A
  Describe the technique for safely approaching a rotary wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a rotary wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a rotary wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a rotary wing aircraft.
7.3.c Safely approach stationary fixed-wing aircraft. A A A A
  Describe the technique for safely approaching a fixed-wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a fixed-wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a fixed-wing aircraft. Describe the technique for safely approaching a fixed-wing aircraft.
GENERAL COMPETENCY 7.4 Transport patient in air ambulance.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCY SUB COMPETENCIES    
7.4.a Prepare patient for air medical transport. A S S S
  Identify the unique patient care principles for air medical transport. Identify the unique patient care principles for air medical transport. Identify the unique patient care principles for air medical transport. Identify the unique patient care principles for air medical transport.
  Describe the preparation of patient for air medical transport. Describe the preparation of patient for air medical transport. Describe the preparation of patient for air medical transport. Describe the preparation of patient for air medical transport.
7.4.b Recognize the stressors of flight on patient, crew and equipment, and the implications for patient care. N A A A
    List the environmental factors and stresses experienced in flight. List the environmental factors and stresses experienced in flight. Adapt to the environmental factors and stresses experienced in flight.
    Describe how environmental factors and stresses may affect air medical patients. Describe how environmental factors and stresses may affect air medical patients. Evaluate how environmental factors and stresses may affect air medical patients.
    Modify techniques of care during flight. Modify techniques of care during flight. Modify techniques of care during flight.

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