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Description ems training Body In a perfect world violence plane crashes floods and other disasters would not occur Disease and illness would be non-existent Emergency medical services would not have a basis for fruition Unfortunately the world is not perfect place EMTs and other EMS workers are vital to all societies globally According to the American College of Emergency Physicians the definition of an emergency services is Emergency services are those health care services provided to evaluate and treat medical conditions of recent onset and severity that would lead a prudent layperson possessing an average knowledge of medicine and health to believe that urgent and or unscheduled medical care is required The following pages will illustrate the struggles of an emergency medical technician and other emergency medical service workers Deciding to become apart of an EMS workforce is a life changing decision One must take into consideration many factors that may hamper ones effort to perform the job correctly Violence against emergency workers continues to emerge Anderson 1991 In recent years EMTs and EMS workers have become targets in urban areas EMS workers enter urban war zones daily and face many man made dangers One peril an EMT may face is the continuing growth of gangs Gangs have branched out from big cities into smaller towns Staten 1991 Frequently EMS responders are attacked without provocation In most cases the EMS workers are responding to a call when they are ambushed by a variety of things It has been documented by the Emergency Net New Service that fire bombings on EMS workers and their vehicles have increased in at least ten major US cities Staten 1995 In addition EMTs and EMS workers are faced with the dangers of driving into already volatile situations For example after the Rodney King verdict cities such as Los Angeles California and Atlanta Georgia erupted into massive riots EMS responders were thrust into physical danger Both
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