For courses in Emergency Responder Training.
Emergency Responder: Advanced First Aid for Non-EMS Personnel is not just another first-aid book. Designed for working professionals, this flexible program blends textbook with online modules and instructor-led hands-on training events. Drawing from their years of experience training and developing emergency response teams, the authors cover the most important skills needed in order to effectively respond to life-threatening events. Carefully designed skill sheets included in the text assist readers in developing the competency necessary to perform each skill with accuracy and confidence. Establishing a foundation in the basic concepts of emergency medical care, the text presents in a logical, easy-to-follow format many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter. The authors provide realistic depth and breadth of information in a way that will make you successful caring for people who have fallen victim to sudden illness or injury.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to EMS Systems and the Role of the First Responder
Chapter 2 Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
Chapter 3 The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder
Chapter 4 Introduction to Anatomy
Chapter 5 Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning Ill or Injured People
Chapter 6 Airway Management and Rescue Breathing
Chapter 7 Principles of Assessment
Chapter 8 Caring for Medical Emergencies
Chapter 9 Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Shock
Chapter 10 Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
Chapter 11 Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine
Chapter 12 Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage
Chapter 13 Childbirth
Appendix 1 Blood Pressure Monitoring
Appendix 2 Airway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy
Appendix 3 Responding to a Terrorist Threat
Appendix 4 Skill Sheets
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$18.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-256871-5