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Legal Aspects Of Emergency Services

Gregory West



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Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
14 December 2016
Emergency services; Law as it applies to other professions; Medicolegal issues
Legal Aspects of Emergency Services introduces members of fire and emergency medical services to the legal system in the United States, showing them how various types of laws affect their work in emergency services. After studying Legal Aspects of Emergency Services, students will be able to identify situations in their work environment'whether at incident scenes or at the station'that reflect federal, state, and local laws, or may require the assistance of an attorney. The knowledge gained through this text can influence emergency responders' words and actions in legally sensitive situations. Legal Aspects of Emergency Services meets and exceeds the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Program Legal Aspects of Emergency Services course outcomes. Chapters progress from a general foundation in the U.S. legal system, to general types of laws, and then to the more specific types of laws affecting emergency services, covering the legal aspects of topics such as: ' Patient privacy ' Emergency medical care ' Public information transparency ' Technology use ' Civil rights ' Employment benefits ' Employee safety ' Employer-employee relations ' Community rights Each new print copy of Legal Aspects of Emergency Services, also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at
By:   Gregory West
Imprint:   Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 185mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   624g
ISBN:   9781284068276
ISBN 10:   1284068277
Pages:   456
Publication Date:   14 December 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dean, School of Protective and Human Services, Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Fire Fighter/Paramedic, Hartland Fire Department, Hartland, Wisconsin

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