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EMS: EMT and Paramedic

Geriatric and Older Adult Populations

Check for Safety: A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults -- a Centers for Disease Control checklist of questions that can assist EMS crews in conducting home checks.

The Geriatric Patient --  an article on the EMS World Web site that addressess population specific assessments and interventions.

Advanced Directives --  New Jersey provides two types of advanced directives, a "proxy directive" [Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare] and an "instructive directive" [Living Will]).  The State's Department of Health defines what advanced directives are, and provides printable forms of each.

UCC LibGuides at Union County College