Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM F1285-90(2003)

Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) to Perform Patient Examination Techniques


1.1 This guide covers the minimum patient examination techniques that the emergency medical technician (basic) shall be trained to use when assessing ill or injured patients of all ages.

1.2 This guide is one of a series which together describe the minimum training standard for the emergency medical technician (basic).

1.3 This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 13.02
Developed by Subcommittee: F30.02
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/F1285-90R03
ICS Code: 11.160