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Rod is a paramedic with over 20 years of experience responding to emergencies and saving lives. He is the Guide to First Aid for About.com. Rod has always been a teacher at heart, directing the Emergency Medical Services Program at Modesto Junior College for 10 years and as an advisor for the paramedic program at CSU Stanislaus. His educational background shows through in his writing.
Rod has a bachelor’s degree in business with a focus in healthcare management. He is currently working on a large, multicenter study with the American Heart Association to examine new ways to maintain competency in emergency cardiac care.
Life's little Emergencies
Life's Little Emergencies: A Handbook for Active Independent Seniors and Caregivers Rod's first book is now available! Life's Little Emergencies is a medical crisis manual written with seniors in mind but good for any home or office. It's full of life-saving advice you didn't know you needed. There are chapters on calling 911, helping your neighbors and deciding now what you want done in an emergency. It's funny, engaging, and chock full of pictures showing you how to do emergency skills step by step.