ERIC Number: ED350464
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency Medical Services. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Sappe', Hoyt; Squires, Sheila S.
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of emergency medical services (EMS), established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train paramedics. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; State Technical Committee developmental recommendations; and project staff recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; appropriate trade resources and sources, including references and textbooks, journals, and periodicals; and typical job titles. Program objectives are grouped into six divisions: prehospital, preparatory, trauma, medical, obstetrical/gynecological/neonatal, and behavioral. These objectives comprise 67 pages. Other contents include a tools and equipment list and staff and facilities recommendations. Appendixes include the Georgia Basic Emergency Medical Technician course outline; Georgia standards for program approval; and supplemental reference task list. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accidents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Medical Services, Occupational Information, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Rescue, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.