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Intersistemas to Serve as the Exclusive Distributor of Spanish-Language Emergency Medical Services Training Materials for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 4/23/15 1:55 PM

Burlington, MA – April 23, 2015: Jones & Bartlett Learning (JBLearning) is pleased to announce that its publishing partner in Latin America, Intersistemas will serve as the exclusive distributor for all NAEMT education course materials published by Jones & Bartlett Learning. This new arrangement will meet the growing demand for Spanish-language training materials for emergency medical responders.

Intersistemas will exclusively offer Spanish-language materials throughout Spanish speaking Latin America for the following NAEMT education courses:

  • PHTLS: Soporte Vital de Trauma Prehospitalario, Octava Edicion
  • PHTLS Military edition for Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
  • Advanced Medical Life Support
  • Emergency Pediatric Care, including the PEPP textbook
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services
  • Principles of Ethics and Personal Leadership
  • EMS Safety

“Jones & Bartlett Learning is globally recognized as a provider of world-class content, and together with our extensive experience and publishing partnership with NAEMT, we are pleased to offer this distribution opportunity,” remarked Eduardo Moura, Chief Product Officer of JBLearning. “We are pleased to see NAEMT and Intersistemas working together to bring these resources to the EMS community in Latin America.”

"For Intersistemas, it is an honor to work with NAEMT and JBLearning in this important initiative to improve emergency care education and attention in our region. Distributing these materials will directly result in saving more lives," said Alejandro Vera, Partner/CEO of Intersistemas.

NAEMT President Chuck Kearns noted, “NAEMT is pleased to work with JBLearning and Intersistemas to ensure that our students and faculty throughout Latin America can easily access NAEMT course materials.  We look forward to working in this partnership to expand emergency responder education throughout the region.”

Intersistemas and its affiliate Distribuidora Intersistemas have a large network of distributors throughout Latin America that have exclusive rights to distribute NAEMT materials. Distributors are located in Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

About Intersistemas

Founded in 1970, Intersistemas has established a reputation as the premier Spanish-language publisher in the medical and healthcare fields. Intersistemas has developed a variety of products on health education available in print, audio, and online, widely distributed in all Spanish-speaking countries, for major healthcare institutions, medical schools, medical associations, and pharmaceutical sponsors.

About National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

Formed in 1975 and more than 50,000 members strong, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is the only national association representing the professional interests of all emergency and mobile healthcare practitioners, including emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, paramedics, advanced practice paramedics, critical care paramedics, flight paramedics, community paramedics, and mobile integrated healthcare practitioners. NAEMT members work in all sectors of EMS, including government agencies, fire departments, hospital-based ambulance services, private companies, industrial and special operations settings, and in the military. NAEMT operates education programs in over 50 countries across the globe.

About Jones & Bartlett Learning

Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. We develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven, and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today's instructors, students, and professionals.

Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from health care and emergency services to computer information systems, our educational technology applications and instructional assessment and performance-management solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach and how students and professionals learn. With the most up-to-date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought-leaders, Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way for educators, students, and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities to enable personalized learning— anytime, anywhere.

For more information on Jones & Bartlett Learning, visit www.jblearning.com.

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Topics: Emergency Medical Services, EMS, First Responder, press release