The moments before contact with our patients can often be forgotten about. However, it is a golden time where you can prepare with the aim of optimising patient care. These moments can be structured to ready yourself, the team and where possible, your environment.
Iain Craighead – A Responders Perspective
In this podcast Iain Craighead gives the benefit of his experience as a BASICS Scotland Responder.
He stresses the importance of getting to know your Sandpiper bag and equipment inside out, as well the benefits of building a strong relationship with your local ambulance colleagues.
Iain also urges patience with gaining experience as a Responder and becoming a really valuable local emergency resource.
Key points from this podcast:
- Know your kit inside out
- Get to know your local ambulance colleagues and work closely with them
- Stick with it! Be patient and take time to gain the experience!
Listen to Iain’s podcast below.