2019-2020 PSDOT Assessment Evaluation



1. Reviews dispatch data in route to scene
2. Understands optimal route and response mode to the scene
3. Performs scene assessment
4. Dons persona l protective equipment
5. Assesses # of patients at the scene
6. Assesses need for additional support (ground or air units, personnel, specialty referral)
7. Understands appropriate patient care equipment needed


8. Respectful of patient's privacy and confidentiality.
9. Appears professional, introduces self, and communicates efficiently and respectfully with patient, family and associates.
10. Uses language translation personnel when indicated.
11. Efficiently gathers essential and accurate information from all available sources (i.e. patient, family, 1st response personnel, PMD, old records).
12. Performs complaint oriented physical exam and appropriate general exam for prehospital setting.
13. Oversees patient care by EMS personnel


14. Can explain the pathologic basis for management.
15. Derives a diagnosis with limited ancillary data.
16. Identifies conditions requiring field notification (Trauma, Stroke, STEM!, Sepsis)
17. Understands benefits, risks and indications for a therapy or procedure.


18. Appropriately sequences critical actions in patient care.
19. Competently performs a procedure, demonstrating knowledge of anatomy and observant of inherent risks.
20. Communicates clearly, concisely, and professionally
21. Anticipates, negotiates, and effectively resolves conflicts that occur at the interface between patients, family, and professional associates.
22. Prioritizes patients appropriately by acuity
23. Controls distract ions and other priorities while maintaining focus on patient's care
24. Executes/orders field notification of receiving facility


25. Monitors patient and reevaluates therapeutic intervention
26. Executes informed refusal (if applicable)
27. Transports patient in a compassionate, professional manner
28. Carries out appropriate transition of care at receiving facility