Sick Not Sick

Sick Not Sick

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Sick Not Sickis designed to help EMS personnel develop rapid patient assessment skills. The program distills years of field experience into a workable formula that both inexperienced and experienced providers can use in the field. It teaches EMS personnel how to quickly collect information and discriminate the important from the unimportant to offer immediate initial care based upon his or her observations. After all, in EMS it comes down to whether the patient is sick or not sick.This book is part of the EMS Continuing Education Series. As an EMS provider, you know that your education does not stop when you finish your initial training. The things you learn in the field and in continuing education classes give you the extra skills and knowledge to make you the best provider you can be. The EMS Continuing Education Series was created to help you take that extra step toward not just being a great provider, but an outstanding one. Managing Stress in Emergency Medical Servicesis also part of this series.ForeWord Acknowledgments A portion of this manual is derived from the Pediatric Education for Paramedics (PEP) course ... WA Richard Ellis, NREMT-P AAS Sheppard AFB, TX Sylvia Feder, EMT-P Seattle, WA Captain James T. Gosnell, Sr., ... the past 16 years has served in King County as a lead instructor and class coordinator of emergency medical training courses. ... a trained instructor, you will complete both a written and a practical examination, in which you must: Cognitive 1.

Title:Sick Not Sick
Author:Mike Helbock, John M. Jerin
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2000


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