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Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

  • Bob Elling
  • Anthony Deaven
  • Robert Faugh
  • Robert Raheb
  • David Reeves
  • ISBN-10: 0763781673
  • ISBN-13: 9780763781675
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Every year, thousands of emergency medical service vehicle collisions cause significant injury, death, and property damage—underscoring the need for emergency vehicle operator course training. Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator challenges EMS providers to consider if they truly know how to arrive safely. This comprehensive course addresses the knowledge gap that leads to injuries and deaths, explains the need for dedicated vehicle operator education, and provides close-up profiles and analyses of typical—"preventable"—crashes. The engaging, interactive course covers key cognitive material through lectures and compelling video segments and offers educators a structured plan for skills practice.

Features

  • Objectives – Course objectives and additional chapter-specific objectives are provided for each chapter.

  • Progressive Cases – Each chapter contains a case study to help students begin thinking about what they might do if they encountered a similar incident. The case study progresses throughout the chapter, and concludes with a summary.

  • Safety Points – Reinforce safety concerns for vehicle operators and patients.

  • Road Map: NFPA 1451 Standard – Identifies concepts included in the National Fire Protection Association NFPA 1451 Standard for a Fire Service Vehicle Operations Training Program 2007 Edition.

  • Quizzes – Multiple choice quizzes are included to help gauge students’ comprehension of key concepts.

  • Vital Vocabulary – Defines terminology used in the chapter.

  • Progressive Cases – Each chapter contains a case study to help students begin thinking about what they might do if they encountered a similar incident. The case study progresses throughout the chapter, and concludes with a summary.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the EMS-VOC
Chapter 2: Safety as Priority One
Chapter 3: Legal Aspects for the EMV
Chapter 4: Know Your Vehicle
Chapter 5: Vehicle Care
Chapter 6: Operator Care and Attitude
Chapter 7: The Emergency Response
Chapter 8: Crash and Injury Prevention and Crash Review
Chapter 9: The Driving Skills Course
Chapter 10: Technology
Chapter 11: Using Simulations and Simulators
Chapter 12: Standard Operating Procedures