From the Back Cover
Along with updates to its comprehensive coverage, First Aid for Colleges and Universities, Eighth Edition now provides readers with even more self-assessment to help them succeed. End-of-chapter quiz questions encourage readers to think critically and a new skills sheets appendix provides more testing at the end of the book. The Eighth Edition has also been thoroughly updated to include the latest CPR guidelines, and approximately 100 updated photos have been added to the bookUs extensive art program. A new, clearer design makes the text easy to use. This book prepares readers for various first aid certifications, including Red Cross and American Heart Association. Updated CPR coverage includes new guidelines for the number and speed of ventilations, and the procedures for obstructed airways and infant/child ventilations. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in first aid.
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About the Author
Keith J. Karren, Ph.D., EMT-B, is professor of Health Sciences at Brigham Young University. He is also the director of Emergency Medical Services, an educational service that offers continuing education for EMS personnel. He has been involved in higher education for 37 years and is the author of numerous EMS publications.
Daniel Limmer, NREMT-P, is a faculty member at York County Community College in Wells, Maine. He has been involved in EMS and law enforcement for 28 years and practices as a paramedic with Kennebunk Fire Rescue in Kennebunk, Maine. Dan is a frequent lecturer at conferences and colleges nationwide. He is a co-author of several textbooks, including Emergency Care, Essentials of Emergency Care, Advanced Medical Life Support, and First Responder‹A Skills Approach.
M.Ed, NREMT-P, is chairperson of the Department of Health Professions and a professor at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He has more than 22 years of experience as an educator in emergency medical services and multidisciplinary health care. He received a Master of Education degree from Kent State University, a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Services, both from Youngstown State University. He has authored several EMS textbooks and numerous EMS articles. He is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences.