Archives: Glossary Terms

ALS 2 emergent

Advanced Life Support 2 – includes at least one or more of the following ALS interventions such as multiple IV medications, cardioversion, blood treatments, breathing treatments such as a duo-nebulizer.  Emergent transports are those that require a visit to an emergency room.

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ALS 2 non-emergent

Advanced Life Support 2 – includes at least one or more of the following ALS interventions such as multiple IV medications, cardioversion, blood treatments, breathing treatments such as a duo-nebulizer.  Non-emergent is transportation not requiring a visit to an emergency room.

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ALS emergent transport

Advanced Life Support – includes at least one of the following ALS interventions such as IV medications, cardiac monitoring, breathing treatments such as a duo-nebulizer.  Emergent is transportation  requiring a visit to an emergency room.

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ALS non-emergent

Advanced Life Support – includes at least one of the following ALS interventions such as IV medications, cardiac monitoring, breathing treatments such as a duo-nebulizer.  Non-emergent is transportation not requiring a visit to an emergency room.

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BLS emergent

Basic Life Support – includes treatments such as vital sign monitoring, and medical conditions requiring a gurney for transportation.  Emergent is transportation requiring an urgent visit to an emergency room.

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BLS non-emergent

Basic Life Support – includes treatments such as vital sign monitoring, and medical conditions requiring a gurney for transportation.  Non-emergent is transportation not requiring a visit to an emergency room.

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Red Card

Incident Qualification Cards (“Red cards”) issued toindividuals who successfully complete the required training of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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