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Developed by NASAR's education division in collaboration with Waterford Press, Basic First Aid for First Responders is an easy-to-use reference guide on how to recognize and respond to common medical emergencies. This lightweight folding guide is waterproof to withstand rigorous use in the field and fits easily in a pocket. It includes information on how to check for vital signs and assess the severity of medical emergencies, when to call for help, how to care for victims until medical help arrives, and what to do if a situation requires immediate response. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Bryan Enberg is the Director of Education for the National Association for Search and Rescue. He is the SAR Coordinator for the State of New Jersey with the New Jersey State Police and has been a member of New Jersey Search and Rescue for nineteen years, serving as chief until 2015. Before getting into SAR, Bryan was a firefighter for nine years with the Waldwick Volunteer Fire Department. He holds certifications as an instructor for NASAR's Managing the Lost Person Incident (MLPI), Introduction to Search and Rescue (ISAR), and Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR). Bryan recently developed the newly released NASAR program, Initial Actions in Search and Rescue (SARIA). Bryan also instructs Rope Rescue and Patient Packaging and Transport and offers consulting services regarding team management, social media and professional standards credentialing. He serves as president of the Mountain Rescue Association as well as with the New Jersey State Police, Urban Search and Rescue Unit. Bryan has been backpacking and climbing since his scouting years and has returned to scouting with his son, Joshua. He resides in Sparta, New Jersey, with his wife, Jennifer, a lieutenant and Search Manager with NJSAR and NMG PSD instructor.