With an accessible writing style and a wealth of full-color photographs and illustrations, this book strengthens the concepts underlying the Refresher Curriculum for the experienced EMT-Basic who is enrolled in a refresher/recertification program. This book covers all the objectives in the U.S. DOT National Standard EMT-Basic Curriculum and the new EMT-Basic Refresher Curriculum. Includes Pediatric Highlights sections that emphasize topics critical to the emergency care of infants and children and emphasize the increased attention given to this topic throughout EMS and in the latest curriculum. Provides 50 multiple-choice questions and additional short-answer questions at the end of each module. Offers National Registry Skill sheets that include each of the skills tested by the Registry in its performance-based skills exam. EMT-Basics who are enrolled in a recertification/refresher course.
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Essentials of Emergency Care, 3e is the perfect tool for helping your students continue their success as EMT-Bs. New technology provides additional comprehensive practice and review.Features:
Daniel Limmer, EMT-P, is a faculty member at the George Washington University Health Services program in Washington, DC. He has been involved in emergency services for more than twenty years as a paramedic, police officer, and educator. He is a co-author of Emergency Care, Ninth Edition, First Responder: A Skills Approach, Fire Service First Responder, and Advanced Medical Life Support.
Bob Elling, MPA, REMT-P, is currently a full-time faculty member at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. He is also a Professor of Management with the American College of Prehospital Medicine, and works part-time as a paramedic with the Colonie EMS Department (NY). His publications include: Pocket Reference for the EMT-B and First Responder, First Responder. Exam Preparation and Review, Emergency Care Student Workbook, and Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice Volume 5 Student Workbook. Bob has written hundreds of articles for magazines and internet websites as well as video scripts.
Michael R O'Keefe, REMT-P, is Training Coordinator for the Vermont Department of Health's EMS division. He has been active as chairperson of the National Council of State EMS Training Coordinators and with the development of various national EMS curricula. He was a member of the curriculum development group for the "First Responder: National Standard Curriculum." He also is a co-author of Emergency Care, Ninth Edition.
Edward T. Dickinson, M.D., NREMT-P, FACEP, (Medical Editor) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he is Director of EMS Field Operations. He is Medical Director of the Town of Colonie EMS Department (NY) and the Malvern Fire Company (PA). Dr. Dickinson is active in prehospital research and the medical editor of numerous Brady EMT-B and First Responder texts. He is also the author of Fire Service Emergency Care and co-author of Emergency Incident Rehabilitation.
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