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How to Prepare for the EMT Basic Exam

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ISBN-10: 0764122614

ISBN-13: 9780764122613

Edition: 2003

Authors: Will Chapleau

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This brand-new manual prepares candidates to pass the EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) basic exam and receive their license as a qualified technician. Emergency medical teams typically work from ambulances, and must be competent to provide initial care and basic life support at accident scenes and during transport to a hospital. Qualifications for this position vary on a regional basis, but EMT certification is nationally recognized. This manual provides an overview of EMT duties and responsibilities, plus review questions with answers and explanations. Separate chapters cover patient assessment, medical/behavioral emergencies, obstetrics/ gynecology, trauma, treating infants and children, and ambulance operation in emergencies. One full-length practice EMT Basic Exam, as administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, is also presented with answers and explanations.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Will Chapleau EMT-P-RN TNS is the Manager of the Advanced Trauma Life Support program for the American College of Surgeons. He has been a Paramedic for over 30 years, a Trauma Nurse Specialist for 18 years and an EMS Educator for over 20 years. He has worked in the field as a paramedic/firefighter with over 13 years fire service experience including 6 years as Chief of Chicago Heights Fire Department. His nursing experience includes Trauma, Emergency Services and Intensive Care service. He has also coordinated college and hospital Basic and advanced Primary and secondary educational programs. He serves on the board of directors of the national Association of EMTs and has been the Chairman of the PreHospital Trauma Life Support Division since 1996. He also serves on the board of Directors of the National Association of EMS Educators and the Society of Trauma Nurses. He has also served as the Administrative Division Chair of The National Association of EMS Physicians. He has published several texts and numerous articles on EMS and Emergency Services and has lectured all over the world.