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Leadership Essentials for Emergency Medical Services

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    ISBN: 9780763758752
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John R. Brophy

Leadership is essential to the future of EMS and the success of our society. From the seasoned managers who seek to perfect their leadership skills to new providers who are preparing to rise up through the ranks, Leadership Essentials for Emergency Medical Services provides EMS professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to become true leaders.

Part of the EMS Continuing Education series, the text is also ideal for use as a professional reference.

This book is part of the EMS Continuing Education Series. As an EMS provider, you know that your education does not stop when you finish your initial training. The things you learn in the field and in continuing education classes give you the extra skills and knowledge to make you the best provider you can be. The EMS Continuing Education Series was created to help you take that extra step toward not just being a great provider, but an outstanding one.

Features & Benefits
  • You are the EMS Leader - These case studies place readers in a variety of difficult situations and require them to apply the knowledge they have learned from each chapter.
  • Leadership Quotations - From a range of leadership figures, these quotations provide the perspectives of EMS authors, politicians, researchers, and more.  
  • Leadership Through the Hollywood Lens - These segments provide leadership examples through familiar scenarios from popular culture.
  • Leadership Lessons from History - These boxes recall historical figures and events in which crucial leadership decisions changed our world.
  • Language of Leadership – These leadership definitions include "Management," "Ethics," and more.
Table of Contents
1  Overview of Leadership Essentials
2  Leadership Styles
3  The Impact of Ethics on Leadership
4  Interpersonal Leadership
5  Leadership Communication
6  Understanding the Psychology of Leadership
7  Mentoring and Subordinate Development
8  The Leader’s Role in Performance Improvement
9  Leading Change
10  Team Building
11  Preparing for the Future of EMS

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