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Factors Affecting the Disaster Response Competency of Emergency Medical Technicians in South Korea.

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Summary of "Factors Affecting the Disaster Response Competency of Emergency Medical Technicians in South Korea."

This study explored the factors influencing the disaster response competency, that is, demographic and disaster-related characteristics, personal disaster (household and workplace) preparedness, disaster risk perception, and self-efficacy in handling disasters among emergency medical technicians in South Korea.

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Name: Asian nursing research
ISSN: 2093-7482
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Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.

Temporary shelter provided in response to a major disaster or emergency.

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