EMTs & Paramedics
EMTs & Paramedics
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Annotation: Discover the educational requirements, day to day tasks, and different job opportunities for EMTs and paramedics.
Genre: Health
Catalog Number: #146998
Format: Library Binding
No other formats available
Copyright Date: 2018
Edition Date: 2018
Pages: 64 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-422-23799-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-422-23799-1
Dewey: 616.025
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) and index.
Reading Level: 9.0
Interest Level: 7-12

EMTs and Paramedics are often the first health-care personnel on the site of an accident where medical attention is needed. EMTs and Paramedics are known to treat 25 to 30 million patients a year in the United States on various 911 calls. Once a EMT or Paramedic arrives on the scene they will observe the environment, isolate patients, and treat and stabilize them to transport them to the needed medical facility. What does it take to be an EMT or Paramedic? Readers will discover the profession: from the educational requirements, to the day to day tasks, to the developments in the field, as well as all the different job opportunities. This book will answer all the reader's vital questions when considering being an EMT or Paramedic as a career. Every book in the Careers in Healthcare series gives readers the necessary tools to evaluate pursuing a career in the healthcare profession. Unique to this series are firsthand interviews with professionals aimed to give readers an upfront and close perspective into the daily lives of those currently working in the field. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows r

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