Foundations of EMS Systems, 2nd ed., Bruce Walz, Kurt Krumerman, Jason Zigmont, Delmar / Cengage Learning, 2011
Practical and reader-friendly, Foundations of EMS Systems, 2nd ed., is an invaluable resource that provides a broad, contemporary overview of EMS with a realistic focus on the field provider.
Based on the course outcomes developed by the EMS committee of Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education, this book introduces learners to the EMS world and provides the knowledge they need in order to prepare them for success as an EMS provider.
With an emphasis on EMS as a profession, the book explains the background, structure and operations of these systems, the role of each provider within the healthcare system, and how to offer optimal delivery of care and services.
Foundations of EMS Systems
History of Emergency Medical Systems
Public Access and Communications
Legislation and Regulation
Public Education and Prevention
Information Systems and Evaluation
7 1/2" X 9 1/4", 306 pages, softcover, ISBN: 978-1-4354-8027-8, BF9698 / $90.95