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  • Franklin County Emergency Preparedness: A Case Study

    Franklin County emergency preparedness is complex and involves collaborating with many agencies throughout the region and state. Part of that network is the Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security (FCEM&HS), and at the community level it focuses on training, operations, planning, warning, resources, recovery, and citizen preparedness. Since nurses make up the largest single healthcare group, they can have a significant impact on emergency response and recovery. In this post…

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  • Social Work Profession Analysis

    Social work as multi-faceted profession plays a vital role at the community level in disaster risk management and/or problems that emerge from disasters such as heavy rain and floods. The social work profession has long been involved with disaster relief, both through the profession’s roots in the provision of wartime relief, and its concern with the peoples’ physical and social environment. Beginning with the Civil War and continuing with the formal role of social workers in Vet Centers, social…

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  • Pros And Cons Of EMTALA

    EMTALA: Ant-Dumping Law The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) was established by Congress in 1986 and is considered the only universal legal right to health care in the United States. EMTALA was establish to prevent hospitals from “patient dumping”. Patient dumping occurs when hospitals deny treatment and transfer patients that cannot pay to public hospitals for emergency care services. The law was developed to rid communities of the unethical practices of private hospitals as…

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  • Airway Management Case

    Discussion Vascular access, along with airway management is a standard of emergency care, and is an essential part of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in many groups of patients. Peripheral vascular access is the most efficient means of gaining vascular access as it’s induces minimal trauma, is the safest method of gaining access to venous circulation. It may however be difficult in stressful situations and require several attempts despite its widespread usage failure may result in prehospital…

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  • My Career And Why I Want To Be An EMT)

    Bing Emergency Medical Technician isn’t about flashing light, wearing a uniform, working with firefighters, others’ and it is not about driving a track. There are all thing that many aspiring EMT dream of. There are a lot of peart to an EMT’s job. There are emergency medical which take up the majority of the job. There are also public safely and paramedic which both of these characteristics appeal to me. This isn’t reason I want to become EMT. The important EMT is to becoming appreciable in…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Paramedics

    This paper is a rhetorical analysis of an article written about the Emergency Medical Services profession. Its purpose is to discuss the writing methods the authors use to inform their audience of the multiple forms of violence and perpetrators that anyone employed in EMS will encounter. Furthermore, it describes the form of the article and its evidence, examines the organization and visual aids, and explains the overall tone of the article. These rhetorical elements play a critical role in…

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  • First Responder And Emergency Responses

    First responder refers to a person who has been trained in the emergency response field. First responders may have multiple tiers of training, depending on what the requirements are for the services they provide Firefighter is defined as a person who fights fires; spec. a member of a fire service trained to extinguish fires and to provide other emergency and rescue services. (firefighter, n." OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2016. Web. 21 March 2016).Fire fighters work either full or…

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  • EMT-Paramedics

    Answer: Paramedics are required to become certified. There are well-defined levels of training - EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, EMT-Paramedic. Question: Where is that education/training available? Answer: A standard basic training program is taught in hospitals, community colleges, and police, fire and health department. Upon completion of basic training certification and/or licensing is required. Question: Give a general plan for your completion of that education/training Answer: I…

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  • Essay On Paramedics

    Over the course of the 90’s paramedicine slowly transitioned to a university course in response to the expanding role. Ambulance services have evolved from providing a simple mode of emergency transport to a provider of definitive care; to currently being a technical field of health providing pre-hospital assessment, diagnoses and treatment. Changes in the roles and skills performed by paramedics have resulted…

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  • A Comparison Of Anglo-American Systems And Franco-German System

    AAS and FGS: Which is Superior? Anglo-American systems (AAS) and Franco-German systems (FGS) are the two main models for emergency medical services (EMS) that are used internationally. Two countries that have implemented each of these models are the United States and Germany – the United States has implemented the AAS while Germany has implemented the FGS. It is apparent that both systems work, as they have been used for over 40 years, but which one is superior? Although the answer cannot be…

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