Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Premier Package TWELFTH EDITION


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About Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Twelfth Edition EMS Books Education 

Since 1971, Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured has advanced how EMS books education is delivered to help train exceptional EMS professionals around the globe. Fifty years later, the Twelfth Edition is now the most comprehensive, innovative EMT educational solution ever developed. Concepts of teamwork, communication, and empathy are woven throughout the chapters, challenging students to become more compassionate, conscientious healthcare professionals and skilled clinicians.

Current, State-of-the-Art Content

The Twelfth Edition delivers the latest medical evidence, alignment to current standards, and a revised layout to improve readability.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the National EMS Education Standards and the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
  • Updated coverage of PPE and CDC guidelines for safe patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Focus on Career Readiness and Employability 

For those who care about more than pass rates, the Twelfth Edition addresses the most common job readiness issues reported by employers.

  • Greater emphasis on empathy, teamwork, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving to ensure students are well prepared as they transition into the field.
  • A new “Street Smarts” feature helps bridge the gap between the classroom and field environment by addressing nontechnical skills that improve patient and co-worker interactions.
  • The enhanced content on provider mental health, wellness, and safety.

Innovative and Flexible Package Options that Work for Your Course

Helpful student resources like an audiobook, interactive lectures, simulations, and videos drive value and cater to a variety of learning styles and needs. Educators are supported by a range of instructional and assessment resources to simplify traditional, hybrid, and flipped course delivery.

  • Premier Package: Comprehensive education solutions that facilitate student engagement and virtual learning. Premier Packages are customized for traditional classrooms and flipped classrooms for those wishing to offer a more student-directed learning environment.
  • Advantage Package: Foundational resources that prepare students to pass the National Registry Exam and enter the field better prepared to interact with the people in their community.
  • Essentials Package: High-quality materials to meet core content and instruction needs.

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