This course provides the student with an in-depth understanding of the most likely medical scenarios causing first responder and firefighter injury during a rapid intervention scenario. Instruction includes both didactic and practical sessions with a combination of live patients and high-fidelity simulation in a fire service environment.
This course may be conducted via the NIPSTA Mobile Training Program. Mutual aid departments are encouraged to train together.
The swift removal of turnout gear and SCBA without the interruption of CPR compressions.
Recognizing situations requiring quick patient transport vs. those where on-scene medical intervention is most beneficial.
Review of efficient patient movement techniques.
Medical treatment strategies for the most common cause of adverse medical events on an active fire scene.