Trauma
Care Continuum

TCC

Components

Post-collision
Prehospital

Component 6: Ambulance Services

Definition

Health care professionals trained in the initial care of trauma victims and their rapid transport to designated health care facilities.

Clientele

Trauma victims in need of emergency care.

Goal

Take charge of trauma victims at an accident scene, according to an established procedure, and transport them to designated hospital facilities.

Sample Measures

Enhancing and standardizing ambulance technician training improves the quality of services. The INESSS Trauma Services Continuum Team works in conjunction with the MSSS to ensure that clinical performance objectives are being met.

Provincial tour and the dissemination of a DVD and brochures.

Pre-collision Collision Post-collision

Prehospital

Hospital

Readaptation