Refusal of Care/Release at Scene

Refusal of Care

1 / 8

Refusal of EMS transport to hospital is typically consider a “high risk” patient.

2 / 8

It is easy to become complacent with “Lift Assist” responses.

3 / 8

A patient is defined as the following:

4 / 8

Talking to others when the patient is refusing care can be helpful especially (if present) the patient’s:

5 / 8

In assessing a patient’s decision-making capacity, we always need (attempt) to check the following:

6 / 8

The ability to be an autonomous individual is a guiding force in the care of patients

7 / 8

Since a patient with Multiple Sclerosis may not be able to communicate their wishes it is left up to the EMS providers if the patient can not sign the ROC?

8 / 8

If a patient has been drinking alcohol that automatically makes them not to have decision making capacity?

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