2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-260 Technical Rescue Core

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 2 Lab 2 Practicum 0
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course will involve both classroom lecture and practical skills training followed by scenario evolutions. Class participation is expected from all students.. This course is based on Chapter 5, NFPA 1006 - 2013 Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, and facilitates ProBoard and/or IFSAC certifications in one or more of the technician level rescue specialties identified in Chapters 6 through 19. Designed for both fire department and emergency service personnel and private industry, this course provides responders with a basic understanding of technical rescue incidents and their hazards. The course is a combination of theory and practical demonstrations touching on the topics of: Rescue scene site operations Rescue incident victim management Rescue equipment maintenance Rescue ropes and rigging Practical and classroom sessions focus on stabilizing the incident, accessing and stabilizing the patient. Realistic training evolutions using effective equipment and techniques ensure student retention of this material.