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Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package



Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package


Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package includes:

Content Instruction Student Learning Materials
Textbook Assessments Practice Activities++
Audiobook Analytics
++Only available when assigned by instructors.


About Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Twelfth Edition:

Since 1971, Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured has advanced how EMS education is delivered to help train exceptional EMS professionals around the globe. Fifty years later, the Twelfth Edition is now the most comprehensive, innovative EMT educational solution ever developed. Concepts of teamwork, communication, and empathy are woven throughout the chapters, challenging students to become more compassionate, conscientious healthcare professionals and skilled clinicians.

Current, State-of-the-Art Content

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package, Twelfth Edition delivers the latest medical evidence, alignment to current standards, and a revised layout to improve readability.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the National EMS Education Standards and the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
  • Updated coverage of PPE and CDC guidelines for safe patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Focus on Career Readiness and Employability 

For those who care about more than pass rates, the Twelfth Edition addresses the most common job readiness issues reported by employers.

  • Greater emphasis on empathy, teamwork, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving to ensure students are well-prepared as they transition into the field.
  • A new “Street Smarts” feature helps bridge the gap between the classroom and field environment by addressing nontechnical skills that improve patient and co-worker interactions.
  • The enhanced content on provider mental health, wellness, and safety.

Innovative and Flexible Package Options that Work for Your Course

Helpful student resources like audiobooks, interactive lectures, simulations, and videos drive value and cater to various learning styles and needs. Educators are supported by various instructional and assessment resources to simplify traditional, hybrid, and flipped course delivery.

  • Premier Package: Comprehensive education solutions that facilitate student engagement and virtual learning. Premier Packages are customized for traditional classrooms and for flipped classrooms for those that wish to offer a more student-directed learning environment.
  • Advantage Package: Foundational resources that prepare students to pass the National Registry Exam and enter the field better prepared to interact with the people in their community.
  • Essentials Package: High-quality materials to meet core content and instruction needs.


  • Section  1  Preparatory
  •   Chapter_1  EMS Systems
  •   Chapter_2  Workforce Safety and Wellness
  •   Chapter_3  Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  •   Chapter_4  Communication and Documentation
  •   Chapter_5  Medical Terminology
  •   Chapter_6  The Human Body
  •   Chapter_7  Life Span Development
  •   Chapter_8  Lifting and Moving Patients
  •   Chapter_9  The Team Approach to Health Care
  • Section  2  Patient Assessment
  •   Chapter_10  Patient Assessment
  • Section  3  Airway
  •   Chapter_11  Airway Management
  • Section  4  Pharmacology
  •   Chapter_12  Principles of Pharmacology
  • Section  5  Shock and Resuscitation
  •   Chapter_13  Shock
  •   Chapter_14  BLS Resuscitation
  • Section  6  Medical
  •   Chapter_15  Medical Overview
  •   Chapter_16  Respiratory Emergencies
  •   Chapter_17  Cardiovascular Emergencies
  •   Chapter_18  Neurologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter_19  Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter_20  Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter_21  Allergy and Anaphylaxis
  •   Chapter_22  Toxicology
  •   Chapter_23  Behavioral Health Emergencies
  •   Chapter_24  Gynecologic Emergencies
  • Section  7  Trauma
  •   Chapter_25  Trauma Overview
  •   Chapter_26  Bleeding
  •   Chapter_27  Soft-Tissue Injuries
  •   Chapter_28  Face and Neck Injuries
  •   Chapter_29  Head and Spine Injuries
  •   Chapter_30  Chest Injuries
  •   Chapter_31  Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries
  •   Chapter_32  Orthopaedic Injuries
  •   Chapter_33  Environmental Health Emergencies
  • Section  8  Special Patient Populations
  •   Chapter_34  Obstetrics and Neonatal Care
  •   Chapter_35  Pediatric Emergencies
  •   Chapter_36  Geriatric Emergencies
  •   Chapter_37  Patients with Special Challenges
  • Section  9  EMS Operations
  •   Chapter_38  Transport Operations
  •   Chapter_39  Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
  •   Chapter_40  Incident Management
  •   Chapter_41  Terrorism Response and Disaster Management


Student Workbook Errata Sheet (PDF)
Twelfth Edition Overview (PDF)
Eleventh to Twelfth Edition Updates (PDF)
Twelfth Edition Content Walkthrough (PPT)



Additional information

Weight 6.44 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 2.2 × 10.9 in
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