EMS For Secure Facilities, Joseph A. Grafft, Ricard Sarff, Delmar / Cengage Learning, 2012
EMS For Secure Facilities provides a unique perspective into the world of secure facilities by providing readers with various techniques for emergency medical response.
Providing emergency medical services in a secure setting presents unique security needs and liability issues, and this book equips your students with the essential information to do so successfully.
After reading this text readers will be able to safely secure a scene in a prison or secure facility and to provide initial care until qualified EMS personnel arrive on scene.
This book is a must for those who aspire to work or who are already employed by a correctional facility, county jail, holding area at a police department, or other similar environment.
- Focuses specifically on the challenges of the secure facility and the steps required of correctional officers and employees for incident management and response.
- Addresses the most common offender medical and trauma experiences faced daily by correctional employees.
- Highlights important safety information including securing a safe scene, proper BSI and safety tips for various response situations.
- Demonstrates proper response procedures for initial care in a medical emergency with step-by-step photos and illustrations.
- Offers practice scenarios to help students master critical response skills.
- Follows the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR.
- Unit I: Safety Issues
- Unit II: Incident Command System Within A Secured Facility
- Unit III: Victim Assessment In A Secured Facility
- Unit IV: Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
- Unit V: Cardiac Arrest
- Unit VI: Medical Emergencies
- Unit VII: Trauma
- Unit VIII: Bandaging And Immobilization
- Unit IX: Drug Reactions
- Unit X: Behavioral/mental Illness Emergencies
- Unit XI: Transportation Considerations
6" x 9", 188 pages, B&W photos, softcover, ISBN: 978-1-4283-1147-3, BE2749 / $27.95