Special Healthcare Needs

Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


Healthcare for individuals with special needs requires special attention, adaptation, and accommodative measures beyond what are considered routine.  Will you know what to do for these patients?  How do you interact with the patient and/or the caregiver?


ADPH OEMST 2.0 CME All Levels 17-R1-0056, 18-R1-9100, 19-R1-9100, 20-R1-9100, 21-R1-9100, 22-R1-9100, 23-R1-9100, 24-R1-9100

  • Identify common special needs patients seen in EMS

  • Relate the role of caregivers of the special needs patient to the EMSPs patient care

  • Describe the patient assessment of special needs patient

Download Sample Special Healthcare Needs Sample.pdf ~ (216.19 kb)

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