Workbook for Emergency Care

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Prentice Hall PTR, Sep 12, 2008 - Medical - 422 pages
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This is the same book I used when I was in EMT school. I need to refresh my knowledge for another state exam. Using the reading book, and this workbook as I read chapters helps my refresh before my state exam. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Bob Elling, REMT-P has been involved in EMS since 1975. He is an active paramedic in upstate NY, National Faculty for the AHA, and Regional Faculty for the NYS Bureau of EMS. Bob is also a Professor of Management for Andrew Jackson University as well as a BLS Guidelines 2005 Editor/Writer for the American Heart Association. He has served as a paramedic and lieutenant for NYC EMS, Program Director for the Hudson Valley Community College's Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine, Associate Director of the NYS EMS Program, and the Education Coordinator for PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. Bob is an author/coauthor of many books including: Principles of Assessment in EMS and IRM, Why-Driven EMS Enrichment, Co-author of the National First Responder, Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate curricula.

Daniel Limmer, EMT-P," is a faculty member at the George Washington University Health Services program in Washington, DC. He has been involved in emergency services for more than twenty years as a paramedic, police officer, and educator. He is a co-author of "Emergency Care," Ninth Edition, "First Responder: A Skills Approach," Fire Service First Responder," and "Advanced Medical Life Support."

"Bob Elling, MPA, REMT-P," is currently a full-time faculty member at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. He is also a Professor of Management with the American College of Prehospital Medicine, and works part-time as a paramedic with the Colonie EMS Department (NY). His publications include: "Pocket Reference for the EMT-B and First Responder, First Responder. Exam Preparation and Review, Emergency Care Student Workbook," and "Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice Volume 5 Student Workbook." Bob has written hundreds of articles for magazines and internet websites as well as video scripts.

"Michael R O'Keefe, REMT-P," is Training Coordinator for the Vermont Department of Health's EMS division. He has been active as chairperson of the National Council of State EMS Training Coordinators and with the development of various national EMS curricula. He was a member of the curriculum development group for the "First Responder: National Standard Curriculum." He also is a co-author of "Emergency Care," Ninth Edition.

"Edward T. Dickinson, M.D., NREMT-P, FACEP," (Medical Editor) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine in Philadelphia wherehe is Director of EMS Field Operations. He is Medical Director of the Town of Colonie EMS Department (NY) and the Malvern Fire Company (PA). Dr. Dickinson is active in prehospital research and the medical editor of numerous Brady EMT-B and First Responder texts. He is also the author of "Fire Service Emergency Care" and co-author of "Emergency Incident Rehabilitation.

In 2004, Mike founded O'Keefe Motor Sports, Inc. (OMS Superstore), eventually growing it into the largest database of aftermarket automotive components available for online purchase in the world. Currently, aside from his position at Expert Business Advice, LLC, Mike is President of Pinpoint Holdings Group, Inc. and Vice President of Marketing for Bracemasters International, LLC.At Pinpoint, Mike's focus is building a strong base for understanding the global marketplace. He also plays a key role in facilitating the logistics of the commercial lighting branch of the company, bridging between Pinpoint's office in Wuxi, China, and their commercial clients-hotel chains such as Gaylord Palms, Ritz Carlton, Marriott, Mohegan Sun and Isle of Capri.Recently, Mike's passion and talents for cutting-edge business techniques and practices have led to the exponential growth of Bracemasters. By developing web-based marketing strategies and E-commerce initiatives, as well as formatting online documents that enabled the company to reach a vast number of current and potential patient-customers, Mike increased Bracemasters' website viewership by 17,000% in two years.Originally from Delavan, Wisconsin, Mike now lives in Orlando, Florida. He is a regular contributor to His motto: "Rome did not create a great empire by having meetings; they did it by killing all those who opposed them.

Edward T. Dickinson," MD, NREMT P, FACEP, is currently Assistant Professor and Director of EMS Field Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is currently Medical Director of the Malvern Fire Company, the Berwyn Fire Company, and the Township of Haverford paramedics in Pennsylvania. He is a residency-trained, board-certified emergency medicine physician who is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

He began his career in emergency services in 1979 as a firefighter-EMT in upstate New York. As a volunteer firefighter, he served as a company officer, assistant chief, and training officer. In 1985, he was the first volunteer firefighter in the United States to receive the top award for heroism from the "Firehouse Magazine" Heroism and Community Awards program in recognition of his rescue of two elderly women trapped in a house fire.

Dr. Dickinson has remained active in fire service and EMS for the past 25 years. He frequently rides with EMS units and has maintained his certification as a National Registry EMT-Paramedic. He has served as medical editor for numerous Brady EMT -B and First Responder texts and is the author of "Fire Service Emergency Care," and co-author of Emergency Care-Fire Services Edition, EMT-B textbooks.

"Michael A. Wieder, MS, CFPS, MIFireE," is the Assistant Director at Fire Protection Publications, headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA), at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He has written or edited over two dozen books and 100 periodical articles. Mr. Wieder holds an Associate Degree in FireTechnology from Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology and a Master's Degree in Occupational and Adult Education from Oklahoma State University. A Certified Fire Protection Specialist and a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, he is a member of the National Fire Protection Association's Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (NFPA 1001) and Fire Service Training committees, serves as secretary of the National Fire Service Incident Management System Consortium, and is IFSTA's representative to the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). He is a contributing editor to "Firehouse"(R) "Magazine" and "The Pennsylvania Fireman." He maintains a very active fire service lecture and legal consultation workload.

Mr. Wieder began his fire service career in 1979 as a volunteer firefighter with the Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, Fire Company. He also served as a volunteer and part-paid firefighter with the Stillwater, Oklahoma, Fire Department.

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