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EMS: EMT and Paramedic: Special Populations

Geriatric and Older Adult Populations

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.

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.

Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF): Experiential Learning With the Geriatric Patient --  the Prehospital Care Research Forum (PCRF) from  the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care offers an  "...ongoing series..." that "... combs the literature to identify recent studies relevant to EMS education practices.

UCLA Center for Prehospital Care

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