WHAT CAN YOUR PARAMEDICS DO?
The Intensive Care (ICP) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) paramedics provided by Immediate Assistants Events offers a far higher degree of medical skill than volunteer first-aiders or “medics”, encompassing:
- Cardiac Arrest and Trauma Protocols
- Automatic and Manual Cardiac Defibrillation
- Sophisticated Non-Invasive Electronic Monitoring
- Venous Cannulation, Chest Needle Decompression
- IV Therapy
- Prescription Pharmaceuticals
- Oxygen Administration
- Narcotic Analgesia (Morphine, Ketamine)
- Necksafe® Spinal Techniques
Immediate Assistants Events is licensed by NSW Health to provide its paramedics with the following 22 drugs, and its paramedics are authorised to use them according to our Clinical Governance framework and its Pharmacology, Medical and Treatment Protocols. These are authorised annually by our Medical Director, a Senior Fellow of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine.
- Glyceryl trinitrate
- Ipratropium bromide
- Nitrous oxide
RESTRICTED MEDICATIONS which may be supplied only to medical practitioners and paramedics in the employ of Immediate Assistants Events authorised to possess them under the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966.
- Morphine injection (10 mg per ml)
- Ketamine injection (100 mg per ml)
We provide Intensive Care (ICP) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic’s, not first aiders, not EMTs (there is no such category in Australia) and certainly not students (when you are paying for professionals).