Careers as a First Responder
First responders are typically the first on the scene to aid victims of serious and life-threatening incidents. Whether they are emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, or search-and-rescue (SAR) personnel, first responders must act quickly and skillfully in a variety of situations, helping people in danger or medical distress. This title gives an overview of this rewarding career, including various jobs within the field and the career training and credentials needed to perform them. Quotes from first responders and dramatic color photographs of many real-life events make this book an exciting resource for anyone interested in this essential career.