Spanish Reference for EMS Providers
Spanish Reference for EMS Providers is written for EMS Professionals serving the 35.5 million Spanish speaking Americans. Included in this pocket reference is a pronunciation guide, standard emergency situation questions, cultural considerations, slang and cognates, cultural indicators, and a visual quick-reference--all designed to successfully enable EMS Providers to communicate effectively with Spanish speaking patients in order to richly serve our diverse population.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 99.1 x 137.2 x 17.8mm | 113.4g
- 30 Oct 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- Prentice Hall
- Upper Saddle River, United States
- English, Spanish
- Bilingual edition
Table of contents
Chapter 1 - The Spanish Language Chapter 2 - Introductory Greetings Chapter 3 - Gathering Patient Information Chapter 4 - Medical Emergencies Chapter 5 - Obstetrical Emergencies Chapter 6 - Trauma Chapter 7 - Special Situations Chapter 8 - Treating the Patient Chapter 9 - Words and Phrases Chapter 10 - Cognates
About Lynne Dees
Ms. Dees is currently an assistant professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where she coordinates and teaches several classes in the EMS program. In addition to her duties at the university, Lynne also teaches Spanish for EMS Providers, volunteers as a child safety seat technician, and is a field paramedic for the city of Watauga, TX.