Below are some of the interventions and drugs that ECPs are permitted to use. 

Please send an email if you have anything to add to the list to Mike Bjarkoy


PARAMEDIC DRUGS


  • Activated charcoal
  • Atropine
  • Adrenaline
  • Amiodorone 
  • Aspirin
  • Benzylpenicilln 
  • Buccastem
  • Chlorphenamine
  • Cyclizine
  • Diazemuls
  • Dicobalt edetate.
  • Entonox
  • Furosemide
  • Glyceryltrinitrate
  • Glucagon
  • Glugogel
  • Glucose 5%
  • Glucose 10%
  • Heparin
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Influenza Vaccine
  • Ipratropium
  • Metoclopramide
  • Midazolam
  • Morphine Sulphate
  • Nalbuphine hydrochloride
  • Naloxone hydrochloride
  • Obidoxime
  • Ondensatron
  • Oramorph
  • Oxygen
  • Pandemrix
  • Paracetamol po & iv
  • Prednisolone
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Salbutamol
  • Sodium chloride
  • Sodium lactate
  • Sodium thiosulphate
  • Stesolid
  • Syntometrine
  • Tenecteplase / Reteplase
  • Tramadol
  • Tranexamic acid

PARAMEDIC INTERVENTION


  • Manual defibrillation
  • Automated bi-phasic defibrillation
  • Trans thoracic pacing (local agreement)
  • Laryngoscopy / removal of foreign bodies
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Eschmann Intubation
  • Nasoparyngeal airways
  • Laryngeal masks
  • Cannulation
  • Valsalva manoeuvre
  • Carotid sinus massage
  • Phlebotomy
  • ECG monitoring
  • Acquire and interpret 12 Lead ECG
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Capnography
  • Intraosseous access
  • Needle cricothyroidotomy
  • Needle thoracostomy
  • Pulmonary ventilation by intubation
  • IPPV using BVM or mechanical ventilator
  • 'T' piece ventilation for asthmatics 
  • Combat Arterial Tourniquets
  • SMART CLIP drug testing
  • Asherman / HALO /Nightingale / Bolin chest seals
  • Celox dressings
  • Israeli / trauma dressings

Drug administration routes via



  • drops
  • intravenous
  • intramuscular
  • subcutaneous
  • nebuliser
  • intraosseous
  • sublingual
  • endotracheal
  • rectal
  • buccal
  • oral
  • intranasal
  • topical
  • suspension
  • ointment

EMERGENCY CARE PRACTITIONER DRUGS



  • Aciclover
  • Amethocaine
  • Amoxicillin
  • Benoxinate
  • Cefalexin
  • Cetirizine
  • Chlorphenamine maleate tablets 2mg/5ml
  • Chlorphenamine maleate tablets 4mg
  • Chlorphenicol 1% eye ointment 4g tube
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Co-amoxiclav 125/31 suspension
  • Co-amoxiclav 250/62 suspension
  • Co-amoxiclav 375mg tablets
  • Co-codamol 8/500mg tablet
  • Co-codamol 30/500mg tablet
  • Codeine phosphate
  • Dexamethasone
  • Diazepam 2mg tablet
  • Diazepam (IV sedation)
  • Diclofenac Suppository
  • Diclofenac IV
  • Domperidone
  • Doxycycline
  • Erythromycin antibiotic 250mg
  • Flucloxacillin antibiotic 250mg capsules
  • Flucloxacillin antibiotic syrup 125mg/5ml
  • Flucloxacillin antibiotic syrup 250mg/5ml
  • Fluroescein 1% eye drops minims
  • Fucithalmic
  • Ibuprofen suspension 100mg/5ml
  • Ibuprofen tablets 200mg
  • Instillagel Lidnocaine (pre-filled syringe)
  • Levonorgestrel
  • Lidnocaine Hydrochloride
  • Locorten-Vioform
  • Loperamide
  • Metoclopramide
  • Metronidazole 200mg tablet
  • Metronidazole 400mg tablet
  • Morphine Sulphate (IM)
  • Naproxen
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Nystatin
  • Oxybuprocaine 0.4% eye drops minims
  • Paracetamol tablets 500mg
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin
  • Prednisolone
  • Prochlorperazine injection
  • Revaxis
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria
  • Tramadol
  • Trimethroprim.

The above drugs refelct what is being used or prescribed by ECP in the UK. It does not represent any single ECP cells singular scope of PGDs   


EMERGENCY CARE PRACTITIONER AREAS OF CARE


The list below refers to specific treatment plans and not the ECP clinical assessment skills and indications for drug treatments. 

The scope of individual and teams of ECPs are dependant of their educational background and the organisations scope of practice afforded to the ECPs.

This list is not exhaustive and alters between services, districts cells and even individual ECPs.


  • non traumatic falls
  • herpes zoster infection
  • COPD
  • pneumonia
  • exacerbation of COPD 
  • exacerbation of asthma
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • sinusitis
  • bronchitis
  • dental Abscess
  • lower back pain
  • torticolis
  • cold or flu symptoms
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • blocked urinary catheters
  • UTI (inc. pregnant women)
  • acute lower UTI
  • acute Prostatitis
  • acute pyelenophritis
  • nausea and vomiting
  • renal colic
  • oesophageal reflux
  • post operative wound problem
  • hayfever, urticaria
  • human bites
  • bites & stings (insect/fish)
  • insect bites
  • paronychea 
  • impetigo
  • sore throat
  • media externa
  • otitis media
  • bacterial conjunctivitis 
  • skin infections
  • corneal abrasions
  • corneal foreign body
  • arc eye
  • sub tarsal foreign body
  • chemical eye injuries
  • conjunctival foreign body
  • toothache
  • emergency contraception
  • dysmenorrhoea
  • acute gout
  • non traumatic epistaxis
  • Ottawa ankle rules
  • Ottawa knee injury
  • calf problems
  • leg ulcers
  • cellulitis
  • pre-tibial laceration
  • pulled elbow (subluxation)
  • mallet finger
  • wrist injury
  • humerus
  • clavicle
  • gamekeepers thumb
  • removal of foreign body (ear)
  • removal of foreign body (nose)
  • minor head injury
  • primary wound care
  • secondary wound care
  • ingested foreign body
  • burns
  • emotional or hysterical reaction
  • psychiatric problems

 

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