Features and Benefits

Features: Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services, 2e

For courses in Fire and Emergency Services  

Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services, Second Edition, is designed to introduce students to the firefighting profession as well as provide career firefighters a resource for continued learning. Offering a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of modern fire service, the text covers the history of the fire service, career opportunities and education, fire dynamics, fire prevention, and more. With an emphasis on critical thinking, each chapter follows the FESHE curriculum and outlines specific learning objectives that address the ever-increasing challenges of this dynamic profession.  

Online supplemental teaching materials are available to help instructors and students get the most from their EMS course.

 

  • Resource Central, accessed through www.bradybooks.com, offers instructors online supplemental teaching material, such as test banks and customizable PowerPoint lectures to aid in the classroom. These instructor resources are also available through Pearson’s Instructor Resource Center.
  • Students have access to a variety of online study aids tailored to their fire service course.

Hallmark Features  

Learning features throughout the text enhance the material presented.

 

  • Stop and Think questions ask the student to pause, consider what they have just learned, and apply the concept.
  • General safety icons point out areas where extra precaution is required.
  • The icon of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is used appropriately to promote the 16 Life Safety initiatives that ensure that “Everyone Goes Home.”
  • Each chapter concludes with an “On Scene” feature that bridges the gap between classroom learning and real world experience.
  • Review questions reinforce the chapter content by providing a final check that the student has mastered the chapter content and key concepts. 

New to this edition:

The authors address the evolving role of the firefighter and the emergency medical service field.

Updated design makes this edition an even more effective learning tool.

Updated content in every chapter promotes critical thinking and addresses the ever-increasing challenges of this dynamic profession.

 

Overview

Overview: Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services, 2e

For courses in Fire and Emergency Services  

Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services, Second Edition, is designed to introduce students to the firefighting profession as well as provide career firefighters a resource for continued learning. Offering a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of modern fire service, the text covers the history of the fire service, career opportunities and education, fire dynamics, fire prevention, and more. With an emphasis on critical thinking, each chapter follows the FESHE curriculum and outlines specific learning objectives that address the ever-increasing challenges of this dynamic profession.  

Online supplemental teaching materials are available to help instructors and students get the most from their Fire Science course.

  • Resource Central, accessed through www.bradybooks.com, offers instructors online supplemental teaching material, such as test banks and customizable PowerPoint lectures to aid in the classroom. These instructor resources are also available through Pearson’s Instructor Resource Center.
  • Students have access to a variety of online study aids tailored to their fire service course.