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  • SubGenre:Medical
  • Language:English
  • Pages:150
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098302900
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098302894

EMS My Way: A Collection of Stories & Insights From an EMS Pioneer

by Lou Jordan

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Lou offers advice to EMS providers, takes you on adventures from Baltimore City, MD to around the globe, and shares the stories behind some of the major decisions and accomplishments that led to EMS being what it is today. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS BOOK WILL BE DONATED TO THE NATIONAL EMS MUSEUM FOUNDATION.
In this book, Lou pays homage to some of the other pioneers of EMS and Shock Trauma history. Hear how he started out in the field, and became a highly-respected consultant to agencies around the world. He tells stories, shares lessons learned, and offers timeless advice to EMS providers. Even if you're not an EMS provider, you will enjoy his stories and insights. Throughout the years, he was involved in many different activities, and he witnessed and took part in some truly remarkable events in history, and improvements in the field. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS BOOK WILL BE DONATED TO THE NATIONAL EMS MUSEUM FOUNDATION.
About the author
Starting at the Baltimore City Fire Department, Lou trained countless EMTs, CRTs and Paramedics, and their instructors. He was instrumental in developing medical protocols for field providers, guiding the development of the first ASTM EMS National Standard. He has authored, edited, reviewed and contributed to many EMS publications. As MIEMSS' Director of Prehospital Care, he led the development of the 'Trauma Go Team,' and helped develop and taught the Med-Evac training program initially used by the Maryland State Police and the US Park Police. Lou was a member of many State and National Councils, and served as medical coordinator/advisor for the FBI-Hostage Rescue Team, US High Dive Team, American Power Boat Association and various other agencies and organizations. Among other honors during his long career, Lou received the Rocco V. Morando Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, and the Leon W. Hayes Award for Excellence in EMS in 2015. Lou is a founding member of the National EMS Museum Foundation, and is an 'Official EMS Dinosaur.'

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