Foundations of EMS Systems, 2nd Edition
- Bruce J. Walz
- ISBN-10: 1435480279
- ISBN-13: 9781435480278
- 336 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2002
- COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
Practical and reader-friendly, FOUNDATIONS OF EMS SYSTEMS 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.
1. Foundations of EMS Systems.
2. History of Emergency Medical Systems.
3. Human Resources.
4. Educational Systems.
6. Medical Oversight.
7. Public Access and Communications.
8. Clinical Care.
9. System Finance.
10. Legislation and Regulation.
11. Public Education and Prevention.
13. Information Systems and Evaluation.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.