Foundations of EMS Systems

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Author : Bruce J. Walz


336 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2002

©2011, Published


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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 b... more


Presents an historical perspective of material.

Offers a national perspective on EMS.

Focuses on pre-hospital delivery of emergency care.

Follows the fourteen attributes of an EMS system presented in the EMS Agenda for the Future.

Provides perspectives for the future of the EMS.

New to this Edition

New information focusing on EMS Legal Issues.

Coverage of the new National EMS Education Standards and what they mean for the EMS practitioner.

Meets FESHE course outcomes for Foundations of EMS Systems.

All new engaging Case Studies help promote understanding of real-life application.