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Ethics and Leadership in EMS: A View from the State House-Susan Bailey

The EMS profession seems to lack the respect other public service agencies and healthcare professions receive. Who and/or what is responsible for this? Perhaps we should take responsibility for the way we are perceived by others. We must earn the respect we receive from other public safety agencies, healthcare professionals, and the public we serve. This session will reveal observations from a state regulatory agency. The respect issues and the possible causes will be identified, and prospective solutions will be discussed. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Receive the respect issues that have been observed;

2. Appreciate the EMS practitioners may be responsible for the perception of the EMS profession;

3. Learn how to improve the EMS image by implementing ethics and leadership into the profession;

References:

Dominguez, Orlando J., EMS Supervisor, Jones & Bartlett Publishing, 5 Wall Street, Burlington, MA 01803, 2016.

Dyar, Jeff T., Evans, Bruce E., Management of EMS, Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458, 2010.

Principles of Ethics and Personal Leadership, Jones 7 Bartlett Publishing, 5 Wall Street, Burlington, MA 01803, 2015.

Brophy, John R., Leadership Essentials for Emergency Medical Services, Jones & Bartlett Publishing, 5 Wall Street, Burlington, MA 01803, 2010.

Dyar, Jeff T., Evans, Bruce, LeSage, Paul, Crew Resource Management Principles and Practice, Jones & Bartlett Publishing, 5 Wall Street, Burlington, MA 01803, 2011.

  • Format
    Video
  • Duration
    1 hour
  • Credits
    1 CE
  • After passing the course, your certificate will be available for download here.