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A Theoretical First Response Model Proposal with a Historic Look at Baylor EMS and a Literary Review of First Response Programs

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dc.contributor.advisor La Bounty, Paul
dc.contributor.author Hamner, Tristan
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. en_US
dc.contributor.other Cypress Creek EMS en_US
dc.contributor.other Waco Fire Department en_US
dc.date.copyright 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/8390
dc.description.abstract Time can be of the utmost importance when a medical emergency occurs. First response programs are designed to have highly trained first responders arriving before an ambulance to the scene of the emergency within a matter of minutes. A historic look at Baylor EMS was performed to better understand the history of first responding on Baylor University's campus and to analyze where the program went wrong and what caused its disbandment. A literary review of current city based first response programs and other collegiate EMS programs were also looked into as well to reveal the necessity and benefits of such programs as well as to display the versatility of available programs. Finally a theoretical model for the implementation of a collegiate first response program was detailed and proposed, specifically for use on Baylor University's campus however the model could also apply to any other college or university looking to start their own program. en_US
dc.rights Baylor University projects are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact libraryquestions@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.subject Collegiate EMS. en_US
dc.subject First response. en_US
dc.subject First responder. en_US
dc.subject Baylor EMS. en_US
dc.subject Baylor first response. en_US
dc.subject Emergency. en_US
dc.subject Emergency first response. en_US
dc.subject College emergency. en_US
dc.subject Theoretical model. en_US
dc.subject Literary review. en_US
dc.subject Campus emergencies. en_US
dc.subject Waco fire department. en_US
dc.subject Cypress creek ems. en_US
dc.subject Emergency medical services. en_US
dc.subject College campus. en_US
dc.subject University emergency medicine. en_US
dc.title A Theoretical First Response Model Proposal with a Historic Look at Baylor EMS and a Literary Review of First Response Programs en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en_US
dc.contributor.department Biology en_US
dc.contributor.schools honors college en_US


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