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.