Professional Paramedic, Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, 1st Edition

  • Richard Beebe Bassett Healthcare
  • Jeff Myers State University of New York at Buffalo
  • ISBN-10: 1428323457
  • ISBN-13: 9781428323452
  • 800 Pages Paperback 
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $57.75 
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Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Begin with the basics in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, which provides a solid base of fundamental information about the paramedic profession. This volume covers topics such as the law and EMS, public health, basics of assessment, clinical essentials, and more. After completion of this text, move on to application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics, and finish with special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.


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  • COMPREHENSIVE: Meets and exceeds the National EMS Education Standards to ensure that students practice for success.
  • COMPLETE CURRICULUM: Each volume includes all the necessary tools for successful training, including Lesson Plans, correlating PowerPoint, Skill Sheets, Testbanks, Answers to Questions, Additional Resources, Image Library plus more!
  • PRACTICAL & STREET-FRIENDLY: Each volume presents "Case Reviews", step-by-step "Skills", "Street Smart" and "Professional Paramedic" tips, as well as "Regional and Cultural Considerations" to prepare students for the paramedic position.
  • LATEST EVIDENCE BASED RECOMMENDATIONS: Evidence –based and fully referenced to validate learning and meet requirements and expectations for success as a professional paramedic.
  • WRITTEN BY EXPERIENCED AUTHORS & PRACTICING PROFESSIONALS: Authors are active clinicians, as well as educators with a formal education background.

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Table of Contents

Part I: FRAMEWORK FOR PARAMEDIC PRACTICE.
Intro.
1. Roles and responsibilities of the Paramedic.
2. EMS Systems.
3. Workforce Safety and Wellness
4. EMS Research.
Part II: ETHICS AND LAW IN EMS.
Intro.
5. Ethics and EMS.
6. The Law and EMS.
Part III: EMS AND PUBLIC HEALTH.
Intro.
7. Public Health.
8. Injury and Illness Prevention.
Part IV: SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES.
Intro.
9. Lifespan Development.
10. Basic Human Physiology.
11. Principles of Pathophysiology.
12. Medical Terminology.
Part V: PRINCIPLES OF CLINICAL PRACTICE.
Intro.
13. Scene Size-Up and Primary Assessment.
14. Therapeutic Communication.
15. History Taking.
16. Physical Examination / Secondary Assessment.
17. Clinical Decision Making.
18. Communication Reassessment.
19. Documentation.
Part VI: CLINICAL ESSENTIALS.
Intro.
20. Airway Anatomy and Physiology.
21. Algorithmic Approach to Airway Mgt..
22. Non-Intubating Airway Management.
23. Intubating Airway Management.
24. Medication Facilitated Intubation.
25. Ventilation
26. Principles of Medication Administration.
27. Intravenous Access.
28. Blood Product Transfusion.
29. Principles of Pharmacology.
30. Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology.
31. Medical Pharmacology.
32. Principles of the Electrocardiogram.
33. Monitoring of the ECG: Rhythm Analysis.
34. Acquisition of the 12 Lead ECG.

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Professional Paramedic, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics  (ISBN-10: 1428323511 | ISBN-13: 9781428323513)

Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Learn about application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. This book discusses a full range of emergencies, ranging from bleeding disorders to neonatal resuscitation. Each chapter in Volume II introduces a case that carries through the chapter to help readers make strong connections to actual patient experiences while learning the content. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, and precedes coverage of special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

List Price = $72.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25


Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations  (ISBN-10: 1428323481 | ISBN-13: 9781428323483)

Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations highlights special response considerations and a broad range of operational medical topics to prepare readers with the complete spectrum of knowledge required to succeed as a Paramedic. Topics include traumatic brain injury, environmental medicine, specialty care transport, triage systems, and much more. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care and the application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

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Instructor Resources, Vol. I  (ISBN-10: 1428323473 | ISBN-13: 9781428323476)


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Professional Paramedic, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics  (ISBN-10: 1428323511 | ISBN-13: 9781428323513)

Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Learn about application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. This book discusses a full range of emergencies, ranging from bleeding disorders to neonatal resuscitation. Each chapter in Volume II introduces a case that carries through the chapter to help readers make strong connections to actual patient experiences while learning the content. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, and precedes coverage of special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

List Price = $72.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25


Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations  (ISBN-10: 1428323481 | ISBN-13: 9781428323483)

Develop proficiency as a paramedic and deliver high quality critical care with the all-new Professional Paramedic Series! Based on the National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, yet street-friendly, each volume in the series walks you through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations highlights special response considerations and a broad range of operational medical topics to prepare readers with the complete spectrum of knowledge required to succeed as a Paramedic. Topics include traumatic brain injury, environmental medicine, specialty care transport, triage systems, and much more. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care and the application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure you are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of a paramedic.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $55.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25


Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1428323465 | ISBN-13: 9781428323469)

The Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care book provides a solid base of fundamental information about the paramedic profession. This Study Guide takes learning a step further by providing you with the necessary practice to evaluate your knowledge of the information presented in Volume I. With practice questions and skills to prepare you for your paramedic exam, and additional case studies and questions to prepare you for the profession, this Study Guide will help lead you to success!

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This comprehensive WebTutor Advantage is rich in multimedia content and spans all three volumes of Delmar’s Professional Paramedic Series. It is an essential learning and class management tool for every professional paramedic course. Student resources are designed to help students master concepts, procedures and vocabulary presented. Content includes a glossary, list of acronyms, skill sheets, clinical logs, chapter notes, PowerPoint slideshows, interactive flashcards, games, concept maps, videos, and audio clips. The WebTutor Advantage also includes chapter quizzes that are automatically graded and submitted to the course gradebook and a testbank that generates additional chapter reviews and tests. The Instructors Resource area contains Administration documents such as a curriculum transition guide and educational infrastructure guide, and for those instructors who conduct most of their assignments online, the WebTutor Advantage also includes the answers to questions in the textbook.

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This comprehensive WebTutor Advantage is rich in multimedia content and spans all three volumes of Delmar’s Professional Paramedic Series. It is an essential learning and class management tool for every professional paramedic course. Student resources are designed to help students master concepts, procedures and vocabulary presented. Content includes a glossary, list of acronyms, skill sheets, clinical logs, chapter notes, PowerPoint slideshows, interactive flashcards, games, concept maps, videos, and audio clips. The WebTutor Advantage also includes chapter quizzes that are automatically graded and submitted to the course gradebook and a testbank that generates additional chapter reviews and tests. The Instructors Resource area contains Administration documents such as a curriculum transition guide and educational infrastructure guide, and for those instructors who conduct most of their assignments online, the WebTutor Advantage also includes the answers to questions in the textbook.

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Meet the Author

About the Author

Richard Beebe

Richard Beebe, MS, BSN, NREMT-P is the program director for Bassett Health Care’s Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education in Cooperstown, New York. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Cobleskill, New York. Richard Beebe is also a practicing field Paramedic with the Guilderland Police Department, since 1988. Richard Beebe has a Masters degree in education, is a registered Nurse and a nationally registered Paramedic. Richard Beebe has been an EMS educator for over two decades and is a chapter member of the National Association of EMS Educators. Mr. Beebe is a state and national speaker, author or editor of several textbooks, and has been recently working in a leadership role on the committee for the National EMS Education Standards of the National Association of EMS Educators.

Jeff Myers

Dr. Myers has a 20 year background in Emergency Services with 12 years active in the prehospital environment and 18 years as an EMS educator. He started in EMS in 1988 in the Capital District of upstate New York volunteering for his college ambulance and a local community ambulance. He began teaching in 1990 and ran the EMT-Basic course in Rensselaer County for three years before leaving to attend medical school. He also served as a Deputy County EMS Coordinator for four years responding to multi-ambulance and multi-agency incidents and worked in a combination paid-volunteer department as a paramedic. Dr. Myers attended medical school at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. While in medical school, he continued to teach. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at SUNY-Buffalo, serving as Chief Resident in his final year of residency. He stayed at SUNY-Buffalo for a two year EMS Fellowship and completed a Masters in Education at the University of Buffalo. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Myers is currently on faculty at SUNY-Buffalo and serves as the Associate System EMS Medical Director and EMS Fellowship Director at the Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Myers is an active member of the physician response team. He is also the assistant medical director for Rural Metro Medical Services of Western New York, based out of Buffalo, NY. He is an author for Delmar Cengage Learning, writing Automated Defibrillation for Professional and Lay Rescuers, Principles of Pathophysiology and Emergency Care, and Techniques in Airway Management DVD series.

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