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First Responder Refresher: National Standard Curriculum Instructor Course Guide - Airway, Circulation, Illness and Injury, Childbirth and Children, EMS Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
It is the goal of the First Responder: National Standard Curriculum to provide students with the core knowledge, skills and attitudes to function in the capacity of a first responder.
National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards - Paramedic Instructional Guidelines
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS personnel as identified in the National EMS Scope of Practice Model.
National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS personnel as identified in the National EMS Scope of Practice Model.
National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards - Emergency Medical Technician Instructional Guidelines - Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS personnel as identified in the National EMS Scope of Practice Model.
National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines - Airway Management, Shock and Resuscitation, Trauma, EMS Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Standards define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS personnel as identified in the National EMS Scope of Practice Model.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Incident Rehabilitation - Firefighter Health and Safety, Death Case Studies, Heat and Cold Stress, Rehab Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Approximately one-half of all firefighter fatalities and a significant percentage of injuries and illnesses are as a result of stress and overexertion on firefighters involved in emergency scene operations and training exercises.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration The Changing Face of the Fire Service: A Handbook on Women in Firefighting - Recruitment, Reproductive Issues, Sexual Harassment, Protective Clothing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this document is to help the fire service manager cope with the firefighting workforce as it changes from an all-male environment to one that includes women. The handbook offers guidance and suggestions from people who have experience and expertise in the areas that affect women's integration into fire suppression ranks.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Strategies for Marketing Your Fire Department - Today and Beyond
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this manual is to assist fire service leaders in examining the future, the role of the fire service in that future, and ways to "get there from here." It is designed to provide a fire chief, a public information officer, and other leaders in the fire service with guidance and tips on marketing.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Traffic Incident Management Systems (FA-330) - Case Studies, Equipment to Improve Highway Safety, Preincident Planning, Best Practices
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic
The consistently high annual percentage of fatalities related to fire department response and roadway scene operations prompted the USFA to look at several aspects related to these collisions in an effort to improve responder safety.
FEMA Handbook for EMS Medical Directors - Stakeholders, Becoming a Director, Oversight, Dynamics, Staffing, Dispatch, Search and Rescue, Hazmat, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Ambulance Service
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,900. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this handbook is to provide assistance to both new and experienced medical directors as they strive to provide the highest quality of out-of-hospital emergency medical care to their communities and foster excellence within their agencies.
2012 Funding Alternatives for Emergency Medical and Fire Services - Writing Effective Grant Proposals, Local, State and Federal Funding for EMS and Fire, Foundations and Corporate Grants
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this manual is to identify the various grants and innovative funding alternatives available for emergency medical services (EMS) and fire protection services. Where appropriate, a discussion of the pros and cons of a particular funding source is discussed.
Guide to Managing an Emergency Service Infection Control Program - Bloodborne and Airborne Diseases, EMS Policies, Vehicles, Equipment, and Supply Considerations, Training, Patient Protection
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Since infection control requirements vary by agency type, local regulations, department size, etc., emergency response organizations cannot simply adopt a generic infection control program as their program. Therefore, this Guide is designed as a resource to help emergency response organizations tailor the requirements identified in regulations and standards to their own unique situations.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Fires Involving Medical Oxygen Equipment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The United States Fire Administration has noted with growing concern the number of flash fire incidents linked to lightweight, portable oxygen equipment. The following report describes the general hazards associated with oxygen-enriched atmospheres, including aluminum in contact with high-pressure oxygen, and more.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Recruitment and Retention Manual - Guidebook for Managers and Recruiters of Volunteer and Career Personnel, Leadership, Stress Management, Marketing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) publication Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Recruitment and Retention Manual is a guidebook intended for the use of the managers and recruiters of volunteer personnel in organizations that provide emergency medical services.
EMS Safety: Techniques and Applications, plus Alive on Arrival, Tips for Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations - Comprehensive Manual on Hazards Faced by Emergency Medical Services Providers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) publication EMS Safety: Techniques & Applications was developed as a comprehensive manual to address the hazards faced by EMS providers and describe ways in which emergency responders can and should deal with these risks.
Frank's Last Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
Stroke How to Deal with It!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Stroke How to Deal with It! A stroke is known also known as a cerebrovascular accident. It happens when the blood vessel to a part of the brain is blocked (due to a blood clot) or burst. The brain cells in that part cannot get the oxygen and nutrients so they are damaged and unable to function. When the brain cell is damaged, there is loss of function of the body part controlled by the brain cell.
21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Guidelines for Mass Casualty Decontamination During a HAZMAT/Weapon of Mass Destruction Incident (Two Volumes)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
These Guidelines represent the latest evolution in our approach to mass casualty decontamination. These Guidelines were developed for first responders to provide information and suggested procedures for mass casualty decontamination following a hazardous material (HAZMAT)/WMD attack.