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Emergency Medical Technician.

Author: Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: New York, NY : Rosen Publishing Group, 2015.
Series: Careers That Count Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emergency medical technicians are heroes on the move. As first responders, they have to stay calm and act quickly. They also need to operate complex equipment and do everything they can to save lives, all while under extreme pressure. Readers will get a glimpse at the exhilarating life of this heroic career, learning what it takes to be an EMT and what a typical day is like. This information-rich text covers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spilsbury, Louise.
Emergency Medical Technician.
New York, NY : Rosen Publishing Group, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 9781499408065 1499408064
OCLC Number: 1057683641
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Which Careers Count?; Heroes on the Move; A Typical Day; Responding to Calls; In the Ambulance; Examining Patients; Everyday Emergencies; Saving Lives; Crash Scenes; At the Hospital; Training Days; Risks And Rewards; Could You Have A Career That Counts?; Glossary; Further Reading; Websites; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Careers That Count Ser.

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Emergency medical technicians are heroes on the move. As first responders, they have to stay calm and act quickly. They also need to operate complex equipment and do everything they can to save lives, all while under extreme pressure. Readers will get a glimpse at the exhilarating life of this heroic career, learning what it takes to be an EMT and what a typical day is like. This information-rich text covers training, specializations, certifications, and the steps necessary for getting involved in this career that counts. Readers will learn about the risks and rewards of being an EMT and are encouraged to think about if they, one day, could join their community's team of heroes. Fact boxes, sidebars, and helpful infographics provide opportunities for additional learning.--

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