Pope explains on page 267 that Certified First Responders (CFR) function in broader roles (e.g., law enforcement, fire rescue, or industrial response). With a limited amount of equipment, the CFR answer emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured patient (Pope, 2016).

Please respond to the following prompts:

    • Summarize the roles and responsibilities of the first responder in a catastrophic event.
    • Review the certification requirements in your community and detail the job description for a first responder.


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