Isabel talks with Dr. Conrad Fivaz, the clinical director of Priority Solutions, and Gigi Marshall Knight, Emergency Communication Nurse System (ECNS) program administrator. They discuss the goals of secondary triage, the importance of studying low acuity calls, and how ECNS affects emergency dispatchers.

 

For Your Information:

Priority Solutions Inc™: http://www.prioritysolutionsinc.com/

Ambulate: to walk or move about

The abstract for the ALPHA study mentioned by Isabel at 17:58: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/prehospital-and-disaster-medicine/article/using-onscene-ems-responders-assessment-and-electronic-patient-care-records-to-evaluate-the-suitability-of-emdtriaged-lowacuity-calls-for-secondary-nurse-triage-in-911-centers/138A2F44D4B7E9E4F0EFA316D744EE8F

REMSA (Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority): https://www.remsahealth.com/

MedStar: http://www.medstar911.org/

Likert scale: used for measuring customer satisfaction (https://www.simplypsychology.org/likert-scale.html)

 

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