A true account of going through UCLAas famed Daniel Freeman Paramedic Programaand practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles. Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications, of IVs, chest compressions, and defibrillator shocksathat was Kevin Grangeas initiation into emergency medicine when, at age thirty-six, he enrolled in the aHarvard of paramedic schoolsa: UCLAas Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program, long considered one of the best and most intense paramedic training programs in the world. Few jobs can match the stress, trauma, and drama that a paramedic calls a typical day at the office, and few educational settings can match the pressure and competitiveness of paramedic school. Blending months of classroom instruction with ER rotations and a grueling field internship with the Los Angeles Fire Department, UCLAas paramedic program is like a mix of boot camp and med school. It would turn out to be the hardest thing Grange had ever doneabut also the most transformational and inspiring. An in-depth look at the trials and tragedies that paramedic students experience daily, Lights and Sirens is ultimately about the best part of humanityapeople working together to help save a human life.... history of EMS, and prepare for our first quiz, which would cover medical terminology and the organization of the body. ... book werena#39;t too bada what overwhelmed me was the 170 abbreviations, forty medical terms, and dozens of prefixes, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Lights and Sirens|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-06-02|