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24-7 EMS & 24-7 Fire
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Improve Training & Save Money with 24-7

Meet national and state training requirements with courses that are easy-to-use, flexible for busy schedules, and save you money.

24-7 offers over 100 online EMS continuing education courses for emergency medical responders, EMTs, and paramedics to help meet NREMT and state EMT renewal or recertification requirements. In addition, 24-7 also offers over 70 firefighter development and 15 workplace safety courses.

Available on-demand via e-learning or streaming, courses feature realistic emergency scenarios and nationally noted subject matter experts to provide premium video-based content. Our powerful online learning management system, Otis, makes training administration a breeze.

Professional Responders

Better Content

  • Professionally produced, award winning course videos provide a visually engaging experience
  • Courses feature nationally noted EMS subject matter experts & recognized fire service leaders
  • Online courses structured to maximize learning and retention with integrated video, learning objectives, scenario & drill practices, and support material

More Flexibility

Training can vary based on the content being taught, who's teaching, & most important, who it is being taught to. Online courses mean your students have the ability to take courses on their own schedule in an environment of their choosing that best suits them for learning. While access to streaming videos and classroom materials means you can be ready to take topics of your choice into the training room. 24-7 gives you the content, technology, and delivery options you need to make positive training choices that fit your people.

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Take it online

  • Assign e-learning course versions for your EMS providers to complete online, when it is convenient for them
  • Interactive course design keeps users engaged
  • Single access portal for users to see assigned courses and tasks
  • Secure online examination with automated CECBEMS reporting
  • Comprehensive online agency administration for scheduling, tracking, testing, and reporting

Teach it in the classroom

  • Stream course videos into the classroom on-demand (all 24-7 EMS & 24-7 Fire courses are also available on DVD)
  • Online access to all classroom instructional materials including Course Guides with defined learning objectives and lesson plans, PowerPoints, scenario practices, student handouts, and course exams
  • Comprehensive online agency administration for scheduling, tracking, testing, and reporting
Regulatory & Approvals

Accredited course content built and backed up by industry professionals.

24-7 training courses are designed to meet the highest national, state and local requirements for continuing education training. Courses adhere to the most up-to-date medical guidelines published by nationally recognized authorities. We systematically review and update all course material when new guidelines are published.

Curriculum review and oversight is provided by the 24-7 Medical Advisory Board, a highly experienced group of physicians, educators, and EMS providers.

Click Here to Read More About Quality Assurance, Our Advisory Boards, & CECBEMS Approvals
Click Here to See State by State Regulatory Information

24-7 Quality Assurance and Training Regulation

24-7 EMS and 24-7 Fire training courses are designed to meet the highest national, state and local requirements for continuing education training.

24-7 EMS Courses adhere to the most up-to-date medical guidelines published by nationally recognized authorities. We systematically review and update all course material when new guidelines are published.

All 24-7 Fire courses comply with the codes and standards established by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The NFPA is the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety. It is responsible for codes and standards designed to minimize the risk and effects of fire including those directly related to the professional qualifications of fire protection personnel:

  • NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications which identifies the minimum job performance requirements for career and volunteer fire fighters
  • NFPA 1031: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner which identifies the professional levels of performance required for fire inspectors and plan examiners
  • NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications which identifies the minimum job performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a fire officer
  • Advisory Boards

    Curriculum review and oversight is provided by a highly experienced group of EMS and fire service providers, physicians, and educators.

    • Medical Advisory Board

      Michael Copass, MD

      Professor of Medicine, Neurology

      Medical Director, Seattle Medic One Program

      Seattle, Washington

      Heather Davis, MS, NREMT-P

      UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

      Center for Prehospital Care

      Los Angeles, California

      Gordon A. Kokx, MS, NREMT-P

      Professor, EMS Program Director

      The College of Southern Idaho

      Twin Falls, Idaho

      Jon Politis, BA, NREMT-P, MPA

      Chief of EMS, Town of Colonie EMS

      Town of Colonie, New York

      Edward H. Racht, MD

      Chief Medical Officer

      Vice President of Medical Affairs

      Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Newnan, Georgia

      Nerina J. Stepanovsky, PhD, RN, EMT-P

      EMS Program Director, St. Petersburg College

      Lt. Col. (Ret.), USAFR, Nurse Corps

      St. Petersburg, Florida

      Katherine H. West, BSN, MS, Ed, CIC

      Infection Control Consultant

      Infection Control / Emerging Concepts

      Manassas, Virginia

      Medical Director

      Marvin Wayne, MD

      Emergency Medical Services Director, Bellingham-Whatcom County EMS

      Bellingham, Washington

      Education Director

      Jeff Lindsey, PhD, CFO, EFO, EMT-P

      Jeff is currently the Chief Learning Officer for the Health & Safety Institute in Eugene, Oregon. He holds a doctorate and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern Florida, a bachelor’s in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in Paramedic from Harrisburg Area Community College.

    • Fire Advisory Board

      Adam K. Thiel - Chair

      Fairfax, Virginia

      Cheryl Horvath – President

      Division Chief-Operations, Northwest Fire District

      Tucson, Arizona

      William F. Jenaway
      PhD, MS, CSP, CHMM, CFPS, CFO

      Executive Vice President of VFIS

      Chair, Fire Chief - Fire and Rescue Services Division

      Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania

      Kenneth R. Knipper, Chief (Retired)

      Chief of EMS, Town of Colonie EMS

      Edward H. Racht, MD

      Chair of National Volunteer Fire Council's
      EMS Committee

      NFPA Technical Committee on EMS

      NEMSAC Advisory Council Member

      Campbell County, Kentucky

      A Maurice Jones, Jr., CFO

      Fairfax, Virginia

      Ronald E. Gill, Jr., MS, CFO

      Director - Office of Emergency Management

      Prince George's County, Maryland

      Education Director

      Jeff Lindsey, PhD, CFO, EFO, EMT-P

      Jeff is currently the Chief Learning Officer for the Health & Safety Institute in Eugene, Oregon. He holds a doctorate and master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern Florida, a bachelor’s in Fire and Safety Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an associate in Paramedic from Harrisburg Area Community College.

Continuing Education Coordinating Board for EMS (CECBEMS)

Nationally, all 24-7 EMS courses have been approved for Continuing Education Credits for Emergency Medical Responders, EMTs, and paramedics by HSI, a  CECBEMS accredited organization. Download a copy of the CECBEMS Curriculum Approval Numbers for 24-7 EMS courses.

CECBEMS-accredited courses meet national standards and are generally accepted by most states and by the National Registry of EMTs. CECBEMS accreditation means that a CE provider has made an effort to ensure that the product meets the criteria for quality educational design and for effective delivery.

Interested in learning more about the success and validity of Online EMS Education?

Read the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) whitepaper (click to download PDF) and position paper (Click to download PDF) on Internet Based Distrubuted Learning.

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24-7 Training Programs
  • 24-7 EMS: ABCs
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    This program discusses the advantages of using advanced airways and the downside of these devices when used inappropriately or placed incorrectly. Signs and symptoms of inadequate breathing are reviewed, as is the anatomy and physiology of the airway, proper BVM technique, and the various types of airway adjuncts.

    Featuring: Ed Racht, MD, Medical Director, Austin/Travis County EMS, Texas

    Advanced Airway Management

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    If a patient isn’t breathing, they are dying. Airway care is critical, yet it is the most failed skills test in the National Registry of EMT testing. Course offers in-depth review of airway care skills, Featuring: demonstration of a variety of artificial ventilation techniques.

    Featuring: Joe Mistovich, M. Ed., NREMT-P, Professor, Youngstown State University, Ohio

    Airway Care

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    This course reviews thorough assessment of airway viability, adverse conditions that may occur during emergency treatment for essential airway intervention, as well as proper techniques for the various adjuncts available to maintain an open airway. Also discussed is the need to avoid invasive tools when a lesser tool will do the job equally well without the risk of complication.

    Featuring: Shaun Fix, PMD, NREMT-P EMS Captain, Boca Raton Fire Rescue, President, Emergency Medical Consultants

    Airway Management Essentials

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    CO poisoning is an occupational hazard for EMS and firefighters, resulting in 5,000 fatalities every year. The class reviews scene safety, when to suspect CO poisoning, physical signs and symptoms, care and treatment of CO poisoning.

    Featuring: Jim Augustine, M.D., Medical Director of Atlanta Fire

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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    Effective code management depends on the expedient administration of care by a highly skilled team of rescuers. Rescuers working within a team must have a clear understanding of roles, responsibilities, and corresponding expectations. This course reaffirms the skills and tools used in resuscitation efforts, and focuses on the team-based approach to improve resuscitation performance and yield better patient outcomes.

    Featuring: Jon Politis, MPA, NREMT-P

    Code Management

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    New guidelines are developed and implemented for adult and pediatric resuscitation every five years. The most current guidelines were issued in 2010. This program is designed to educate professional responders on the updated guidelines for resuscitation.

    Featuring: Gregory R. Ciottone, Emergency Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Assitant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    ECC Update: Adult and AED

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    Every five years a new set of guidelines are developed and implemented for adult and pediatric resuscitation. In 2010 the newest guidelines were released. This program is designed to inform the participant of the updated guidelines on resuscitation as a professional responder on pediatric changes.

    Featuring: Gregory R. Ciottone, Emergency Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Assitant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    ECC Update: Pediatrics and PALS

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    This program reviews the importance of recognizing a variety of chronic and acute conditions that can lead to respiratory emergencies and how to deliver prompt, appropriate care. Discusses signs, symptoms, and assessment techniques as well as improvements in care, including the use of CPAP.

    Featuring: Twink Dalton, RN, MS, CNS, NREMTP Mountain View fire Protection District Longmont, Colorado

    Geriatric Respiratory Emergencies

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    Preparing for resuscitative efforts saves precious time and makes a critical difference when complications arise. Video from unassisted home and hospital births illustrates the five critical steps of care for newborns, reviews neonatal resuscitation, special considerations for meconium-stained babies, and premature infant care.

    Featuring: Shaun Fix, PMD, NREMT-P EMS Captain Boca Raton Rescue President, Emergency Medical Consultants

    Neonatal Care and Resuscitation

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    CPAP—Continuous Positive Airway Pressure—provides a non-invasive method that enables you to alleviate symptoms, improve breathing, and provide the patient with additional time to obtain advanced care. Learn how CPAP works, the indications and contra-indications of use, and how to apply it in the field.

    Featuring: Paul Werfel, NREMT-P, Paramedic Class Director and Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York

    Respiratory Emergencies: CPAP

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    Sudden cardiac death (SCD) accounts for approximately 5% of all deaths. This program will discuss the circumstances surrounding SCD, contributing factors, and methods to reduce the risk of SCD, as well as how the EMS professional assesses a patient who has died.

    Featuring: Mike McEvoy, PhD, REMT-P, RN, CCRN, EMS Coordinator - Saratoga County, New York EMS Director - NYS Association of Fire Chiefs FireEMS editor - Fire Engineering magazine Clinical Assoc. Professor Critical Care Medicine - Albany Medical College

    Sudden Cardiac Death

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    This program explains the effects of a cardiac event on the body and how the induction of hypothermia can reduce the damaging effects of the chemicals that are released after a cardiac event. Reviews the effects of therapeutic hypothermia, the pre-hospital challenges of implementation, and indications for use.

    Featuring: Paul Satterlee, MD FACEP Medical Director Allina Medical Transportation Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Therapeutic Hypothermia

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    This program reviews the pathophysiology of a poor perfusion state, describes the etiologies and types of shock, reviews the signs and symptoms of shock, explains how to assess the shock patient and differentiate types of shock, and explains how EMS responders can provide the most effective emergency treatment.

    Featuring: Joseph J. Mistovich, M.Ed., NREMT-P, Chairperson and Professor Department of Health Professions, Bitone College of Health and Human Services Youngstown State University, Youngstown Ohio

    NEW

    Understanding Shock

    Coming Soon DVD
  • 24-7 EMS: Assessment
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    This course reviews the importance of 12-Lead ECGs, how to correctly apply the chest and limb electrodes for an accurate reading, and an update on the best practices.

    Featuring: Tim Phalen Author and Educator, ECG Solutions, Inc

    12-Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG)

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    History and assessment on-scene are critical to the emergency department treatment the patient will receive. Patient assessment process using SAMPLE and OPQRST are modeled.

    Featuring: Walt Stoy, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

    Assessment: Medical Patient

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    This course provides an overview of the intubated uses of capnography, a summary of the use of capnography in the treatment of asthma, and an in-depth presentation of the less common, non-intubated uses of capnography.

    Featuring: Troy Smith, LPN, NREMT-Paramedic, AS Snohomish, Washington

    Capnography

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    Field triage is a decision scheme for assessing and selecting a transport destination for individual trauma patients. The decision making process is based on a document released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called “Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients. This program reviews the recommendations of the guidelines and the changes in field triage.

    Featuring: Doctor John McManus, Director at the Center for Pre-Deployment Medicine for the US Army at Fort Sam Houston Texas

    Field Triage Update

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    This program will help EMS providers understand the physiological and psychological differences among the geriatric population and provide an EMS responder with a good foundation for developing effective communication and assessment tools in order to provide quality patient care.

    Featuring: Christopher Shane Henderson, B.S., FF/EMT-P Adjunct EMS Instructor St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue St. Petersburg College

    Geriatric Assessment

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    By correctly interpreting vital signs, the EMS professional can indentify life-threatening emergencies, predict the severity of a patients hemodynamic state, determine treatement and correctly monitor the overall condition of the patient. This course reviews the importance of assessing and interpreting the vital signs and how to use these findings to improve the quality of patient care.

    Featuring: Lt. Anthony Tedesco, BSN, RN, NREMT-P Clearwater Fire & Rescue St. Petersburg College - EMS Program

    Interpreting Vital Signs

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    This program focuses on the importance and process of using a systemative approach to primary assessments, secondary assessments, and reassessments. The process of conducting a thorough scene survey prior to assessment is also reviwed.

    Featuring:: Dan Limmer, EMT-P

    Medical Assessment

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    Trauma Assessment is a critical skill for all EMS responders. This course reviews the importance and basic steps of a systematic approach to primary, secondary and isolated injury trauma assessment. The process of conducting a thorough scene size-up prior to assessing for trauma is also reviewed.

    Featuring: Melanie Miller MSN, RN, CCRN, NREMT-P, NCE, Department Chair EMT Programs Anne Arundel Community College

    Trauma Assessment

    ONLINE seat DVD
  • 24-7 EMS: Medical Emergencies
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    Anatomy and physiology of the body’s immune response to antigens. Signs, symptoms, and treatments for allergic reactions and critical on-scene history and assessment. Epinephrine and albuterol use for allergic reactions is discussed, as is the importance of airway management.

    Featuring: Gordon Kokx, BS, NREMT-Paramedic, Professor, EMS Program Director The College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, Idaho

    Anaphylaxis

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    This program describes how to identify, diagnose, and respond to asthma in a pre-hospital setting. The focus of this program is the treatment of asthma patients who are experiencing an acute and life-threatening attack.

    Featuring:: Jonathan Politis, MPA, NREMT-P

    Asthma

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    This program illustrates the assessment, treatment, and transport of a morbidly obese patient. Morbidly obese patients often suffer from a multitude of health concerns; assessments can be complex and may need to be modified. It is important for EMS not to get caught up in the operational aspects of transport and to remember these patients need care and respect.

    Featuring: Richard Beebe, M.ED, RN, NREMT-P, Assistant Professor at SUNY in Cobleskill New York

    Bariatric Patient:
    Care and Transport

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This course provides an overview of the intubated uses of capnography, a summary of the use of capnography in the treatment of asthma, and an in-depth presentation of the less common, non-intubated uses of capnography.

    Featuring: Troy Smith, LPN, NREMT-Paramedic, AS Snohomish, Washington

    Behavioral Emergencies: Excited Delerium

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    The structure and function of the cardiovascular system, important signs and symptoms of chest pain, non-cardiac conditions that mimic coronary events, and emergency treatment are all covered. Examine the ways that women present with chest pain, the value of good history taking, and importance of aspirin and 12-lead monitoring in the pre-hospital setting.

    Featuring: William Brady, MD, FACEP-University of Virginia Health System, Department of Emergency Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia

    Chest Pain

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Cold weather emergencies can affect victims at any time during the year. A decrease in body temperature will have the same affect whether it is mid-January or mid-July. Providers should familiarize themselves with different cold dangers, the signs and symptoms of hypothermia, and the consideration for hypothermia depending on the current environment or situation.

    Featuring: Augie Bamonti, EMT-P, PHTLS Executive Council, from Chicago Heights, Illinois

    Cold Weather Emergencies: Hypothermia

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Cyanide poisoning is an occupational hazard for EMS and firefighters. Patient outcome is improved by rapid assessment and administration of an antidote. This class reviews smoke composition, inhalation type injuries, and the effects of cyanide on the system. Signs and symptoms of cyanide depend on the concentration of the gas and exposure time.

    Featuring: Jeffrey Bruggeman, NREMT-P

    Cyanide Poisioning

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    An estimated 26 million Americans have diabetes and over 70 million display symptoms of a pre-diabetic condition. The focus of this program is the role of the EMS responder in identifying and managing a diabetic patient in a prehospital setting.

    Featuring: Angel Clark Burba, MS, NRP EMS Program Director Howard Community College

    Diabetic Emergencies

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This course defines the techniques to follow in applying care and treatment protocols in order to ensure the patient’s maximum comfort and safety and improve patient outcomes.

    Featuring: Kevin T Collopy, BA, FP-C, CCEMT-P, WEMT, Performance Improvement Coordinator, AirLink, VitaLink, Pilots, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington NC

    Extended Patient Care Transports

    ONLINE SEAT
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    This course illustrates classic and exertional heat stroke, reviewing the signs, symptoms, and treatments of a variety of heat-related illnesses. Includes a review of the physiological effects of heat and the four methods of heat transfer from the body.

    Extreme Heat Emergencies

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    Successful care of the elderly requires differentiating between acute and chronic problems. Medical problems such as medication use, misuse, or interactions often present as behavioral problems. This class reviews key considerations in treating geriatric patients.

    Geriatric Behavioral Emergencies

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    Increased medical resources, new and improving pharmaceuticals, and an expanding elderly population mean EMS professionals have a greater opportunity to respond to a geriatric patient experiencing adverse affects from medications. Knowing how to evaluate the scene, as well as understanding the psychological and physiological changes of aging and the interactions of medications, will provide a solid foundation for dealing with a geriatric patient who is experiencing an overdose, whether accidental or intentional.

    Featuring: Lisa L Booze, Pharm.D., CSPI Clinical Coordinator Maryland Poison Center University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Baltimore, Maryland

    Geriatric Poisonings

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    This program outlines the stages and classifications of heart failure and reminds us that the signs and symptoms are many, and will vary in degree and severity. The program also reviews the disease process and the types of commonly prescribed medications.

    Featuring: Mike McEvoy, PhD, NREMT-P, RN, CCRN, Saratoga County, New York

    Heart Failure

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    Emphasizes the significance of syncopal episodes as first and only warning signs for very serious causes—the four most common are reviewed. History and on-scene assessment are often the most critical information that emergency departments receive.

    Featuring: William Raynovich, Director of EMS Education, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

    Medical Assessment: Syncope

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Acute renal failure (ARF) is a life-threatening condition that can develop in a matter of hours or days. Fortunately, with appropriate and rapid treatment, it is reversible. As an EMS provider, you can help to improve outcomes for patients with acute renal failure with early recognition and treatment. This program reviews the basic anatomy and function of the kidneys, what causes acute renal failure, and care to provide in a prehospital environment.

    Featuring: Kevin T. Collopy, BA, FP-C, CCEMT-P, WEMT, NRP

    Renal Failure: Acute

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    This program reviews the growing rate of renal failure incidence, how renal failure occurs, how to recognize renal failure, complications related to dialysis, other illnesses related to chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease, and care to provide in a prehospital environment.

    Featuring: Kevin Collopy, EMS author and has written several textbook chapters, magazine articles, develops on-line continuing education courses and is on the EMSWorld advisory board

    Renal Failure: Chronic

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Most seizures are symptoms of an underlying problem. In this class, different types of seizures are reviewed as well as their signs, symptoms, and unique characteristics. Discusses the importance of a thorough assessment and history of a seizure patient, explains that seizures in children are an indication of a possible life-threatening infection.

    Featuring: Dave Page, MS, NREMT-P, Emergency Health Services faculty, Inver Hill Community

    Seizures

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    This course reviews assessing objective data in a cardiac emergency such as vital signs, the events of the current complaint, and the ECG findings, as well as evaluating the complaint, gathering objective data, and analyzing the situation. Prepares EMS personnel to recognize a STEMI and formulating a care plan to effectively reduce patient morbidity and mortality.

    Featuring: Michael L. Wallace, MPA, EMTP, CCEMTP EMS Division Captain Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Blue Springs, Missouri

    STEMI Care

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Identify signs, symptoms, and best practices for treating drug overdoses. Course reviews required care, treatment, and intervention. Learn about commonly misused drugs, safety concerns for EMS providers, and toxidromes that may indicate substances used by patients.

    Featuring: Wendy Klein-Schwartz, MD, Maryland Poison Center and University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy

    Street Drugs

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    The faster a stroke is recognized and care is initiated, the higher the likelihood of a positive outcome. This program outlines the signs and symptoms of stroke, reviews the use of stroke assessment tools, and explains how EMS responders can greatly affect stroke treatment outcomes by minimizing time to treatment for stroke patients.

    Featuring: Eric H Beck, DO, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P

    Stroke

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Heat emergencies, signs, symptoms, and treatment, as well as differences between hyper-sensitivity and allergic reactions due to bites or stings are reviewed. Drowning and near-drowning emergency care, importance of rescuer safety, how to differentiate between heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and emergency treatment for bites and stings.

    Featuring: Jeff Lindsey, PhD, EMT-P - 24-7 EMS Education Coordinator

    Summer Emergencies

    ONLINE seat
  • 24-7 EMS: Obstetrics and Pediatrics
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    This program reviews the physiology of a pregnant patient; the birth process; the challenges a provider may encounter during labor and delivery; and the care a provider should be prepared to administer to a newborn.

    Featuring: Sondra Epley RN/Flight Nurse

    Obstetrics and Childbirth

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    This course provides an overview of pediatric respiratory anatomy and physiology, emphasizes the importance of Basic Life Support (BLS) airway support and management, demonstrates how to differentiate among the most common airway problems, and uses clinical experience to explain how common pediatric respiratory issues can be better assessed in the field. In addition, the course provides tools for EMS responders to properly assess even the most uncooperative and agitated young child.

    Pediatric Airway Management

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    The assessment and treatment of children must be modified and specific considerations must be given to their unique anatomy and physiology. The developmental ages of children are presented along with how to approach each stage for the best outcome.

    Featuring: Dr. Davis Markenson, Brady - Pediatric Prehospital Care

    Pediatric Assessment

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    One of every 150 children born today will have some form of autism. It’s important that all EMS responders are familiar with neurological emergencies, understand the complexity of these illnesses, and can recognize the signs and symptoms of ASD and PDD. Assessment and treatment techniques need to be modified to deliver successful and appropriate care.

    Featuring: Ralph Carrasquillo, Firefighter/paramedic, San Diego Fire

    Pediatric Behavorial Emergencies: Autism (ASD)

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    This course prepares EMS providers for the possibility of caring for and treating a pediatric burn patient through review of anatomy, current treatment theory, identifying appropriate hospitals, and includes coaching on how to mentally prepare for the child and family.

    Featuring: Scotty Bolleter, BS, EMT-P Director of Education San Antonio AirLife San Antonio, Texas

    Pediatric Emergencies: Burns

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    ediatric seizures are usually benign, but in some instances have the potential to lead to short and/or long term complications. This program provides the most up-to-date truths about fever in children, and an overview of the causes of and prehospital treatment for pediatric seizures.

    Featuring: Lou Romig MD, FAAP, FACEP

    NEW

    Pediatric Fevers & Seizures

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    This program reviews important aspects of supportive care for pediatric poisoning and the role that you play in providing key information to the receiving hospital. The emphasis of this program is on the importance of obtaining critical information from the scene, assessing a pediatric patient, and providing supportive care.

    Featuring: Morgen Bernius,MD MS, FACEP, FAAP Franklin Square Hospital Baltimore, Maryland

    Pediatric Poisoning

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    Treatment techniques need to be modified according to the child’s age. Course reviews common childhood respiratory illnesses, signs and symptoms of respiratory compromise, assessment, and treatment. Pediatric bag valve mask technique is demonstrated.

    Featuring: Jayd Swendseid, FF/EMT-P, PALS instructor, Los Angeles County Fire Department. Dr. David Markenson, Brady - Pediatric Prehospital Care

    Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies

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    This class reviews common types of pediatric trauma, the importance of early recognition of injuries and rapid treatment, and emphasizes the need to understand the differences in pediatric anatomy in order to adjust assessment techniques.

    Featuring: Connie J Mattera, MS, RN, EMT-p Northwest Community Hospital EMS Administrative Director

    Pediatric Trauma

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    Prompt recognition of the common potentially life-threatening medical emergencies for pregnant patients can decrease maternal and infant mortality. This course provides a solid overview of the medical aspects and treatment of these emergencies in the pre-hospital setting.

    Featuring:: Morgen Bernius, MD MS, FACEP, FAAP Franklin Square Hospital Baltimore, Maryland

    Pregnancy: Medical Emergencies

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    Sudden, unexplained infant death is a challenging call. This class provides EMS responders with a solid knowledge of the causes and misconceptions about SIDS, discusses the role of EMS at the scene of a sudden unexplained infant death, gathering detailed information about the death and scene-evidence preservation.

    Featuring: Deborah Robinson, Infant Death Specialist from the SIDS Foundation of Washington

    SIDS & EMS

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
  • 24-7 EMS: Operational Tasks
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    This course reviews the importance of scene safety, preservation of evidence, thorough documentation, special transport considerations, and assessment and communication techniques with an emphasis on how to provide psychological first aid to patients who have suffered assault or rape.

    Featuring: James Augustine, MD. Medical Advisor, Washington Township Fire, Datyon, Ohio. Director of Clinical Operations EMP Management, Canton, Ohio. Assoc. Clinical Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Response Awareness

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    This program discusses challenges to EMS providers when responding to incidents involving patients who are deaf or hard of hearing. Methods of communicating with the patient for assessment and treatment are reviewed.

    Featuring: Neil McDevitt, Program Director, CEPIN-TDI

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Response Awareness

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    Domestic violence can occur in any type of relationship, age range, ethnic background, or economic level, and can be directed towards women or men. This course reviews the appropriate EMS response to calls involving abuse, including the importance of understanding the history of underlying oppression, the frequency and severity of occurrences, and an awareness that they themselves are not immune to the effects of an abusive situation.

    Featuring: Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAAEM Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine University of Nevada School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada

    Domestic Violence

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    This class reviews steps for safe lifting and moving. Power lifts, squat lifts, and power grips are defined and demonstrated. Patient-moving devices and three types of emergency moves are reviewed and demonstrated. The class re-emphasizes the importance of good physical fitness and conditioning, as well as the use of good body mechanics to prevent injury.

    Lifting and Moving

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    This program explains how the improper use of social media can negatively affect EMS providers and organizations, outlines social media best practices for EMS professionals, and reviews guidelines for assessing or creating a fair and effective social media policy.

    Featuring: John K. Murphy, PA-C, JD, MS, EFO Deputy Fire Chief (Retired)

    Social Media and EMS

    ONLINE seat DVD
  • 24-7 EMS: Preparatory
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    Agricultural chemicals are used every day in the production of food and to raise livestock. Such chemicals appear in an expanding variety of settings and may be difficult to recognize or identify. This course helps EMS responders understand the increasing risk of encountering unidentified agricultural hazardous materials in any response setting. The course also reviews types of agricultural chemicals, reactions to exposures, decontamination procedures, treatment methods, and personal protection.

    Featuring:, Rob Schnepp—Special Operations Chief, Alameda County Fire Department

    Agricultural HazMat: EMS Response

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    This course helps ground providers consider all objective information when deciding to utilize an air medical transport service, including ensuring the safety of the ground crew, the flight crew, and the patient during landing, transferring, and transporting.

    Featuring: Barbara Maher, EMTP, FPL, RN, MS, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Dare County, North Carolina

    Air Medical Transports

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Bloodborne diseases, modes of transmission, areas of risk, and safe work practices. Areas of risk in EMS and importance of “task-based” use of personal protective equipment when risks are identified. Satisfies bloodborne pathogens standards refresher requirements from OSHA.

    Featuring: Katherine West, BSN, MSEd. CIC, Infection Control Expert

    Bloodborne Pathogens

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    The spread of disease is not new, but how we handle the outbreaks and the spread of diseases is critical. EMS providers are in a unique position to be among the first to recognize patterns or trends of illnesses in the community, and to help prevent a larger outbreak of a communicable disease. The current influenza threat from the H1N1 virus is reviewed.

    Featuring: Katherine West, BSN, MSED., CIC, Infection control expert and Robert Waddell, Current Vice President - Sacco Triage System Cheyenne, Wyoming

    Communicable Diseases: Childhood & Travelers

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This class reviews the components of good decisions and how critical decision making can be improved. Discusses the role of knowledge, education, and experience in improved decisions. This skill improves over time with the support of mentors and preceptors. When errors occur, they must be used to learn and improve decision making.

    Featuring: Ed Racht, M.D., Medical Director, Austin-Travis County EMS, Texas

    Critical Decision Making

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    The role of Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) and Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) teams in responding to disasters. The history of the National Disaster Medicine System (NDMS) is reviewed. Medical services at mass gatherings are examined.

    Featuring: Dustin Shelhamer, EMT-P, Texas 1 DMAT

    DMAT & Mass Gathering Medicine

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Potential hazards, greatest risks, and misconceptions about safe driving are identified. Black box technology, driving simulators, and vehicle cameras explained. Learn how to create a culture of safety within an organization.

    Featuring: Richard Patrick, MS, EMT-P, Department of Homeland Security

    Emergency Driving

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Safe driving techniques, common causes of accidents, and ways to improve your skills are highlighted. When responding in emergency mode, personnel must drive with “due regard” and operate within states laws regarding emergency vehicle response. An operator of an emergency vehicle is responsible for the safety of themselves, the crew, and the patient.

    Emergency Vehicle Operations

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Floods are a leading cause of death from natural disasters. Flooding can also occur from man-made activities such as a ruptured water main. This program will identify various situations involving flooding and discuss the variety of injuries EMS personnel may encounter. Flood response safety will be emphasized throughout the course.

    Featuring Glenn Luedtke, NREMT-P Director (Retired) Sussex County (DE) EMS

    EMS Flood Response

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Entrapped patients present unique challenges. This class focuses on the basics: scene safety, establishing medical command, patient care, adapting your assessments, and calling for resources before you need them.

    Featuring: Ed Dickinson, MD, NREMT-P, Director of EMS Field Operations, University of Pennsylvania Hospital

    Entrapped Patients

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Course reviews EMS duties at HazMat incidents, training needs, decontamination preparation, PPE levels, and patient treatment.

    Featuring: Phil Currance, Deputy Commander for the Department of Homeland Security, and Central National Medical Response Team for WMD

    HazMat: EMS Response

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    What do you do when a large-scale disaster occurs? How do you manage 150 patients? How about 10 patients? This class presents an overview of the Incident Management System, introduces NIMS (National Incident Management System), and provides details of EMS responsibilities in disaster responses.

    Featuring: Marvin Wayne, MD, Emergency Medical Services Director, Bellingham-Whatcom County EMS, Bellingham, Washington

    IMS for EMS

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    The program reviews signs, symptoms, and treatment of MRSA, risk factors in the environment, and outlines the various levels of cleaning, disinfecting, and decontamination that are necessary. The importance of infection control guidelines and the necessity of performing routine cleaning after every patient transport are discussed.

    Featuring: Katherine West, BSN, MSEd. CIC, Infection control expert

    Infection Control: MRSA

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Signs and symptoms associated with bloodborne and other communicable diseases are reviewed. Course covers the latest on hepatitis B and C, as well as the effects of the universal hepatitis B vaccine on healthcare workers. MRSA, the H1N1 virus, HIV and how to protect yourself from exposure are included. Post-exposure care, follow up, and the Ryan White Care Act are emphasized.

    Featuring: Katherine West, BSN, MSED., CIC, Infection control expert

    Infectious Disease Update & Personal Protection

    Online Seat DVD
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    This course provides the guidelines for the proper use of IO devices, outlines the indications and contraindications of IO, and demonstrates why IO can be a viable alternative to IV in an emergency situation.

    Featuring: Scotty Bolleter, BS, Paramedic Chief Centre for Emergency Health Sciences

    Intraosseous Vascular Access

    Online Seat DVD
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    This program focuses on planning and practicing for large-scale events in your community and stresses the importance of knowing what constitutes an MCI in your jurisdiction. By using the incident command system on every incident to which you respond, you increase your success during large, complex, and emotional events.

    Feauturing Lt. Colin Whitmore, EMS incident commander during the Virginia Tech school shooting and Jon Politis, NREMT-P, MPA, EMS Chief in Town of Colonie, New York

    Managing Multiple Patients: EMS Operations

    Online Seat DVD
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    The goal of the program is to ensure the efficient management of the logistics involved with an MCI, with a focus on transportation coordination. It is imperative that responders are in control of the scene, even with the large number of patients.

    Featuring: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, Editor-in-Chief, JEMS

    MCI Management: Transportation Group

    Online Seat DVD
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    Course addresses how to prevent medical legal issues through proper documentation and appropriate recourses when a medical error or equipment failure incident occurs that could result in a legal case. Prevention techniques, error recognition, issuing appropriate apologies, and provider attitude are also reviewed.

    Featuring: Christopher H. Howard, JD Seattle, Washington

    Medication Errors & Equipment Failures

    Online Seat DVD
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    This class identifies types of pain and reviews their characteristics and qualities. Multiple pain assessment tools, non-medication pain management techniques, and the use of Morphine, Fentanyl, and Nitronox are presented.

    Pain Management

    Online Seat DVD
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    How can responders convince patients to accept treatment and transport? What is the best way to document refusal of treatment? A review of the important ways responders can document and protect themselves from future liability in patient refusal situations.

    Featuring: Richard Patrick, MS, EMT-P, Department of Homeland Security and Dan Limmer, EMT-P, author, Brady - Emergency Care

    Patient Refusal

    Online Seat DVD
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    Rehab sectors are set up specifically to provide rest, rehydration, nourishment, medical monitoring, and medical evaluations. This program emphasizes the EMS role in rehab sectors, details how and when rehab should be used and reviews the NFPA 1584 minimum criteria.

    Featuring: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACE-P, Paramedic & EMS author

    Rehab Sector: The Role of EMS

    Online Seat DVD
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    Patient care reports are medical, as well as legal, documents. This class reviews important components of the PCR and shows how properly completed documents can protect you and your organization against claims of negligence.

    Featuring: Attorneys Doug Wirth and Steve Wolfeberg of Page, Wolfeberg & Wirth

    Report Writing

    Online Seat DVD
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    Responder wellness and fitness is often overlooked by EMS teams. In many instances, responders are confined to an ambulance during their shifts, or long shifts may leave little time to exercise. However, in order to provide the best patient care, responders need to remain physical fit and in a well condition. This course discusses the importance of responder wellness and proper fitness programs, as well as reviews ways EMS personnel can remain physically fit while stationed in an ambulance.

    Featuring: Bryan Fass, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Paramedic

    Responder Wellness and Fitness

    Online Seat DVD
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    Duty to Act, Scope of Practice, Standards of Care—what does it all mean to you? In this program, the scope and depth of the responsibilities of an EMS provider are reviewed, along with patient’s rights, types of consent, and the correct way to transfer or terminate care. Excellent documentation on every patient is essential and the key to avoiding litigation.

    Featuring: Matt Streger, Paramedic Attorney at Law at Kern Augustine Conroy & Schoppmann, P.C

    Risk Management Refusals and Abandonment

    Online Seat DVD
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    This course reviews hazardous conditions involving airborne exposure and the importance of preparing and training for entrance into environments that cannot sustain life without the use of self-contained breathing apparatus.

    Featuring: Bill Richard, NREMT-P Lead Instructor Crozer Chester Medical Center EMS Chairperson Toxic Fire of 78 Memorial Committee

    Safety: Responder Respiratory Protection and SCBA

    Online Seat DVD
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    Rescuer safety often takes a back seat when patient care becomes the priority. This class offers insight and experience in scene size-up, steps to take for risk reduction, and basic guidelines for specific types of on-scene hazards. How to stay safe on scene, communicate effectively, and handle emotional situations.

    Featuring: Thom Dick, Quality Care Coordinator for Platte Valley EMS, Brighton, Colorado

    Scene Safety

    Online Seat DVD
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    Methamphetamine labs should be treated as HazMat incidents. This class identifies clues and warning signs of clandestine labs. Reviews physiological and physical effects of meth addiction. Dramatic video of meth labs and addicts illustrates dangers to EMS personnel.

    Featuring: Detective Sergeant Richard Beghtol, Meth Coordinator, Washington State Patrol

    Scene Safety: Meth Labs

    Online Seat DVD
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    This program provides general information on the role of the tactical medic, the types of emergency scenes to which a tactical medic responds, and the training and skills preparation specific to the position.

    Featuring: Bill Justice, Assoc. Director University of Oklahoma Center for Pre-hospital and Disaster Medicine

    Tactical EMS

    Online Seat DVD
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    There are events that occur regularly across the United States and around the world. It is recognized that terrorism can occur in virtually any area of this country. As an EMS responder, you need to be able to recognize the potential terrorist scene and respond accordingly.

    Featuring: James J. Augustine, M.D., Centerville, Ohio

    Terrorism: EMS Readiness

    Online Seat DVD
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    Course reviews the components of triage, important assessment points, how to classify and tag victims, and the importance of regular training with multiple agencies, especially area hospitals. Features START triage system.

    Featuring: Mike Elliott, District Commander of Austin-Travis County EMS, Texas

    Triage

    Online Seat DVD
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    This course helps EMS personnel understand and quickly identify water rescue hazards, and reviews how to work cooperatively with local specialty and supportive resources to increase the likelihood of a positive outcome to these events.

    Featuring: Adam Wojciehowski, NREMT-B St Croix EMS & Rescue EMT/Rescue Technician

    Water Rescue Considerations for EMS

    Online Seat DVD
  • 24-7 EMS: Trauma
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    This program is designed to discuss the various traumas associated with the abdomen and covers effective strategies to determine and treat abdominal trauma. EMS responders who implement rapid, systematic assessment, have a high degree of suspicion and knowledge of the pathophysiology of the abdomen, and who provide early transport will deliver quality patient care and help improve outcomes for patients with abdominal trauma.

    Featuring: Christopher Shane Henderson, B.S., FF/EMT-P

    Abdominal Trauma

    ONLINE SEAT DVD
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    Signs, symptoms, and treatment for traumatic chest injuries are reviewed. Emphasizes a systematic approach, including ABCs and on-going assessment. Reviews current protocols regarding pain management and fluid therapy. 25% of all trauma deaths are caused by blunt chest trauma.

    Featuring: Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS, PHTLS, Manager, Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons

    Blunt Chest Trauma

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This class identifies the unique scene safety challenges of an explosion, discusses the importance of identifying high-risk targets in your community, and reviews the importance of creating response plans and their daily practice. Covers types of bomb blasts and approaches to triage. These techniques apply in any explosion – propane, natural gas, silo, etc.

    Featuring: Jim Augustine M.D., Medical Director for Atlanta Fire Rescue

    Bomb Blast Injuries: Suicide Bombings

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Signs and symptoms of superficial, partial, and full thickness burns with discussion of pain and airway management. A review of the skin and its functions, graphics and photos of different burn types, and the rule of nines assessment method are included.

    Featuring: Nerina Stepanovsky, MSN, RN, EMT-P, EMS Class Director at St. Petersburg College, Florida

    Burns: Thermal

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Individuals who have post-concussive syndrome or symptoms that occur after traumatic brain injury often have problems with functions such as: attention, judgment, memory, the ability to coordinate activities, and effective cooperation. EMS personnel should have a foundational understanding of what TBI is and the ongoing needs of people living with one or more cognitive, emotional, or behavioral disabilities.

    Featuring: Deputy Chief Ben Chlapek, from Central Jackson County Fire Protection District. Dr. Gary Abram, Rehabilitation Section Chief, at San Francisco VA Medical Center

    Combat-Related TBI

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This program reviews the assessment and treatment of a patient with potential crush injuries. It emphasizes the importance of early recognition and treatment of crush injury syndrome. MOI should give EMS clues to possible injuries and early treatments can make a critical difference to the patient.

    Featuring: Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS, PHTLS, Manager, Advanced Trauma Life Support, American College of Surgeons

    Crush Injury: Industrial Accident

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    The range of electrical injury is very broad, from negligible injuries to severe multi-system involvement (with both hidden and delayed complications), and sometimes even death. This course will explore the effects of electricity on the human body, as well as the assessment and treatment for post-electrical shock patients.

    Featuring: Steve Lecroy St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue Department

    Electrical Injuries

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This program reviews pain management, splinting, and the various techniques used to stabilize an extremity. Instructs on how to look for and anticipate other injuries in the “predictive” assessment and thereby avoiding the distraction of the obvious injury.

    Featuring: Craig Jacobus, Paramedic

    Extreme Sports Injuries: Extremity Trauma

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This class reviews the importance of scene safety, the use of proper personal protective equipment, and scene survey. Different types of stabilization, extrication, and immobilization equipment are discussed.

    Extrication & Patient Packaging

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Common injuries such as corneal abrasions and chemical injuries are reviewed, as well as the assessment and treatment required. The eye is a very complex structure; this program illustrates the main parts and layers of the eye. If the injury to the face or eye is a secondary injury, responders should not be distracted by grotesque or obvious injuries but focus instead on first attending to the basics.

    Featuring: Art Hsieh, MS, NREMT-P, CEO of San Francisco Paramedic Association

    Eye Injuries

    COMING SOON DVD
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    This course reviews facial anatomy, types of injuries, and appropriate treatment to prepare EMS personnel to respond quickly and help prevent complications resulting from facial injuries.

    Featuring: Connie J Mattera, MS, RD, EMT-P Northwest Community Hospital EMS Administrative Director and Barbara Maher, EMTP, FPL, RN, MS

    Facial Injuries

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    This program reviews the effects of hip and pelvic trauma in geriatric patients. The anatomy and physiology of the hip is reviewed, basic emergency care, pain management and the special consideration of treating a geriatric patient with an injury to the lower extremity is highlighted.

    Featuring: Heather Davis, MS, NREMT-P, Educational Program Director, UCLA

    Geriatric Trauma: Hip Injuries

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Early recognition and prompt care of head injuries is vital. Spinal immobilization and a thorough, rapid trauma assessment must be performed. The Glasgow Coma Score and anatomy and physiology of the skull and brain are reviewed with graphics and photos.

    Featuring: Dan Carlascio, National Faculty, Brain Trauma Foundation

    Head Injuries

    ONLINE seat DVD
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    Mechanism of injury is a key indicator of the possible injuries you will find on-scene. Course reviews the most common types of MOIs, the importance of kinetic energy, and the role speed plays in an MVC. The most common injuries associated with blunt and penetrating trauma are illustrated.

    Mechanism of Injury

    Online Seat DVD
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    This class reviews knee anatomy and physiology, defines different types of musculoskeletal injuries, and discusses the importance of MOI and pain management. Emphasizes splinting as one of the most important skills EMTs can perform on-scene.

    Featuring: Ed Racht, MD, Medical Director, Austin/Travis County EMS, Texas

    Musculoskeletal Emergencies

    Online Seat DVD
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    EMS providers must review and practice common techniques and procedures necessary to safely manage and mitigate these type of incidents. This course reviews early recognition of needed additional resources, implementation of safety measures, coordinating the treatment of victims, and mitigation of any existing or potential hazards.

    Featuring: Roger Lippert, BPHE, MICT, Division Chief, Jo. Co. Med-Act. Olathe, KS

    MVC Management

    Online Seat DVD
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    This program reviews the emergency care and treatment considerations for penetrating trauma, as well as scene safety and crime scene preservation. Airway management, signs and symptoms of shock, bleeding control, and treatment of a pneumothorax are also covered.

    Featuring: Kenneth Bouvier, NEMT-P, Administrative Liaison at New Orleans EMS

    Penetrating Trauma: GSW

    Online Seat DVD
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    Spinal immobilization is one of the key skills for all EMTs. This program presents the anatomy and physiology of the spine and nervous system, reviews common mechanisms of injury, and illustrates the effect of these injuries on the spine. The importance of spinal immobilization is emphasized and proper immobilization is demonstrated.

    Bonus Interview with Chief Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS Chicago Heights Fire Department

    Spinal Injuries

    Online Seat DVD
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    This course reviews how to recognize and respond to typical contact sports injuries, with a special focus on the relationship between the athletic trainer and the EMS crew during an emergency.

    Featuring: Paul A.Berlin, MS, NREMT-P, Medical Division Chief (Ret.), Gig Harbor, Washington

    Sports Injuries

    Online Seat DVD
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    Reviewed are the causes and types of blood loss, internal and external bleeding, the signs and symptoms of hemorrhage, and the treatment protocols for these injuries.

    Featuring Lt. C. John McManus, MD, MCR, FACEP, FAAEM Director for the Center for Pre-Deployment Medicine-US Army and Susie Kochevar, RN, BSN, CEN, Health Care Coordinator for North Las Vegas Fire Dept

    Tourniquets & Hemorrhage Control

    Online Seat DVD
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    This class reviews the important anatomical and physiological changes that occur during the three stages of pregnancy, the signs and symptoms of trauma, and appropriate treatment. The effects of trauma on a pregnant patient, common types of injury, and the importance of early recognition of injuries and rapid treatment are presented.

    Featuring: Connie Mattera, MS, RN, EMT-P, EMS, Northwest Community Hospital, Chicago

    Trauma During Pregnancy

    Online Seat DVD
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    There are events that occur regularly across the United States and around the world. It is recognized that terrorism can occur in virtually any area of this country. As an EMS responder, you need to be able to recognize the potential terrorist scene and respond accordingly.

    Featuring: James J. Augustine, M.D., Centerville, Ohio

    Terrorism: EMS Readiness

    Online Seat DVD
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    Course reviews the components of triage, important assessment points, how to classify and tag victims, and the importance of regular training with multiple agencies, especially area hospitals. Features START triage system.

    Featuring: Mike Elliott, District Commander of Austin-Travis County EMS, Texas

    Triage

    Online Seat DVD
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    This course helps EMS personnel understand and quickly identify water rescue hazards, and reviews how to work cooperatively with local specialty and supportive resources to increase the likelihood of a positive outcome to these events.

    Featuring: Adam Wojciehowski, NREMT-B St Croix EMS & Rescue EMT/Rescue Technician

    Water Rescue Considerations for EMS

    Online Seat DVD
  • 24-7 Fire: Firefighter Series
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    A fire stream is the water, or water in conjunction with another agent, as it leaves the nozzle and heads to its intended destination, the fire. Course reviews different types of fire streams and their most effective application.

    Featuring: Captain Mike Dugan FDNY Ladder 123 Brooklyn, New York

    Basic Fire Streams

    DVD
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    This program will discuss effective radio communications utilizing the incident command system, outline best practices for radio communications, and review why these best practices should be used for all communication among fire crew members, and with other departments or agencies, including dispatch.

    Featuring: Alan E. Joos, EFO MS, (ABD), FIFireE

    Basic Fireground Communications

    DVD
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    Course describes the basic principles of pump operations on fire apparatus and how to solve basic hydraulic calculations for fire pump operations based on hose and nozzle selection.

    Featuring Captain Cameron Bucek, FF/EMT-P The Villages Fire Rescue Orlando, Florida

    Basic Pump Operations

    DVD
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    High-rise fires make up only three percent of all structure fires in the US, yet they present many unique challenges, including evacuation and rescue of trapped victims. This program will discuss the proper techniques and procedures for search and rescue, suppression, ventilation, evacuating, and rescuing victims of a high-rise fire.

    Featuring: District Chief David McGrail Denver Fire Department Denver Colorado

    Basics of High-Rise Firefighting

    DVD
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    The ability to hoist and lower tools and equipment to various levels at an emergency scene is a fundamental firefighting skill; it can reduce the risks of firefighter injury when transporting these items and improve the efficiency of some response operations.

    Featuring: Joseph Schum, FO

    Basic Hoisting Operations

    DVD
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    Breaching walls is an important skill in searching for hidden fires, creating ingress and egress points, facilitating civilian and firefighter rescue operations, and performing self-rescue through wood-framed construction covered in drywall. This program will provide a base knowledge of this critical technique.

    Featuring: Tad Anderson, Lieutenant, Castle Rock Fire & Rescue, Castle Rock, Colorado

    Breaching Masonry Walls

    DVD
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    This course reviews common construction practices, their influence on suppression activities, and the noteworthy safety concerns presented by the most common types of structures. In addition, the basics of building construction influence the use of fire protection systems, exposure considerations, and resource application such as roof ventilation or RIC activations.

    Featuring:: Division Chief Mike Alder Training Officer San Bernardino City Fire Department San Bernardino, California

    Building Construction Awareness

    DVD
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    This course describes how to keep forcible entry tools in top condition for use when needed, with a special focus on the parts of common handheld tools that must receive regular care and maintenance.

    Featuring:: Ed Dwyer, Division Chief - Special Operations, Estero Fire Rescue, Estero, FL

    Care and Maintenance of Forcible Entry Tools

    DVD
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    Cold weather operations pose a number of challenges to firefighting, including water freezing on the ground, hoses, firefighters, and other surfaces. Course describes effects of cold weather operations and how to successfully function under such conditions.

    Featuring: Tyrone Harrington, Battalion Chief Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Fairfax Virginia

    Cold Weather Operations

    DVD
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    This course addresses the issues associated with safely responding to, and returning from, emergency incidents by considering vehicle characteristics and stress factors from the emergency scene and those encountered on the roadway.

    Featuring: William Jenaway, Ph.D., CFOD, CSP Vice President VFIS King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Co. York Pennsylvania

    Driver Operations

    DVD
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    This program helps firefighters identify challenges and risks involved in hydraulic and traction elevator rescues. Course reviews types of elevators and the equipment involved in response, as well as certain key strategies for dealing with stalled elevators.

    Featuring: Travis Ford, District Chief, Nashville Fire Department, Nashville, Tennessee

    Elevator Safety Response Awareness

    DVD
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    This program focuses on newer and hybrid vehicles, identifying what is required for establishing a safe working area on the scene of a rescue, as well as the specifics of high-voltage wiring, batteries, and vehicle construction. Course also covers how specific technology and manufacturing processes affect essential rescue operations.

    Featuring: Les Baker FF City of Charleston Fire Department and David Dalrymple Education Chair, TERC US Roadway Rescue LLC

    Extrication Update: Newer and Hybrid Vehicles

    DVD
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    Firefighting is an inherently dangerous profession with physical and mental demands similar to, and often greater than, those faced by performance athletes. Rehab allows firefighters to work more safely and effectively with fewer mistakes and injuries. This program will explain the NFPA 1584 Standard and show how to integrate rehab into your department.

    Featuring: Mike McEvoy, PhD, NREMT-P, RN, CCRN, Saratoga County, New York

    Firefighter Rehab

    DVD
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    Water remains one of the most basic tools of firefighting. Motion, pressure and flow rate will affect how water behaves in fire suppression. This course discusses the science of hydraulics and ways to effectively move water to and on the fire ground to overcome the forces working against its motion.

    Featuring: Mark Vinup 28 Year Veteran Engineer Firefighter City of Bellevue, WA Fire Department

    Fire ground Hydraulics: Basic Concepts

    DVD
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    Whether rescuing victims, accessing roofs for ventilation, or applying fire streams, fire crews must select, carry, place, and work from portable ground ladders in a timely manner. This training reviews types of ground ladders, their safe placement, ascending and descending the ladders, and routine maintenance.

    Featuring: Lt. Robert Brown Jr. Ladder 120 FDNY New York, New York and Aaron Colburn, FF Orlando, Florida

    Ground Ladders

    DVD
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    Hazardous materials can be present at any scene. Approach every incident with caution and awareness of possible hazardous materials. Never take action that exceeds the scope of your training.

    Featuring:: Alan E. Joos, EFO, MS, (ABD), FIFireE

    Hazardous Materials Identification

    DVD
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    This course helps Fire Service members trained to the Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) operations level understand their roles, responsibilities, and function in the overall response to HAZMAT, including natural and technological, accidental, and intentional.

    Featuring: Kenneth Bouvier, NEMT-P Fire Chief, Monsanto Company New Orleans, EMS NAEMT Past President 2004-2006 Administrative Liaison

    HazMat Operations Update

    DVD
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    This program discusses the steps involved in performing a residential pre-incident survey, and how home safety surveys allow firefighters to obtain information about specific uses that would be valuable in the event of an emergency, provide an opportunity for a visible presence of the department in the community, and offer citizens the opportunity to acquire fire safety information outside of the code enforcement process.

    Featuring: Frank DeFrancesco, Assistant Fire Chief Hernando County Fire Rescue

    Home Safety Surveys

    DVD
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    This course discusses essential firefighter knowledge of tools and tactics, especially regarding hose lines, water supply, and basic pumping concepts.

    Featuring: Gregg Favre Member, St. Louis Fire Department Bureau of Suppression, 4th Battalion and Captain Greggory J. Favre, MS, SME

    Hose Appliances

    DVD
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    Invisible and deadly, hydrogen sulfide has become an important on-the-job consideration for emergency professionals as a growing trend of suicide by hydrogen sulfide gas emerges. This program covers what hydrogen sulfide is, how to detect it, and ways to safely handle an incident involving this deadly gas.

    Featuring: Captain John J. Costello St. Louis Missouri

    Hydrogen Sulfide Suicide Awareness

    DVD
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    This program will cover the essential elements of an interior fire attack, including scene size- up, entry, hose line advancement, and critical safety considerations.

    Featuring:: Bob Leonard, Fire Captain San Jose Fire Department

    Hydrogen Sulfide Suicide Awareness

    DVD
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    Forcible entry should be used with caution in some situations; under other circumstances, the need for forcible entry is apparent. Course distinguishes the basic methods and challenges of forcible entry and which method works best for various situations.

    Featuring: Cheryl Horvath Division Chief - Operations Northwest fire Districts Tucson, Arizona

    Introduction to Forcible Entry

    DVD
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    This program reviews the history and use of the incident command system with a focus on the National Incident Management System Incident Command System as it applies to initial fire and emergency scene operations.

    Featuring: Charles W. Ryan, III Battalion Chief Fairfax, VA

    Introduction to NIMS-ICS

    DVD
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    Wildland-urban interface areas, where human-made improvements intermix with wildland fuels, present a dangerous and demanding challenge to wildland and structural firefighters. Course reviews the different tactics, equipment, and mindsets required to manage these unique fire situations.

    Featuring: Deputy Chief Mario Rueda Los Angeles Fire Department Los Angeles, California

    Introduction to the Wildland Urban Interface

    DVD
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    This program will provide an overview of the concepts and principles of mass decontamination by and for first responders, including reasons for decontamination and health and safety considerations for first responders during decontamination operations. The course offers an overview of mass decontamination strategies and tactics, as well as reviews the proper use and implementation of mass decontamination.

    Featuring: John Donnelly, DC Fire & EMS Department, Battalion Chief

    Mass Decontamination: The Basics

    DVD
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    This program discusses the importance and role of the National Fire Incident Reporting System as well as the importance of proper documentation for legal situations.

    Featuring: Lawrence Bennett, JD Katzman Logan, Halper and Siegel Cincinnati, Ohio

    NFIRS & Documentation

    DVD
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    Course describes various types of aerial apparatus as well as best uses, safety measures, placement, and routine maintenance of this critical equipment.

    Featuring: Lt. Chris Murphy Sanford Fire Department Sanford, Florida

    Overview of Aerial Operations

    DVD
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    Always consider if you can make an early stop on a fire before it gets out of control and causes more damage. Follow local protocols and when circumstances allow, use a portable fire extinguisher to put out a fire before it moves beyond the incipient stage. These training evolutions review how to identify classes of fire and the technique to properly use a fire extinguisher.

    Featuring:: Pete Gunnell

    Portable Fire Extinguishers

    DVD
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    This course will discuss the decision-making process that company officers should use to determine the need for ground ladder rescues. Also reviewed are tool selection, ladder placement, staffing and resource needs, fire ground tactical considerations, and safety for occupants and responders.

    Featuring: Brian Maier, Seattle Fire Dept

    Portable Ground Ladder Rescues

    DVD
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    PPV is the tactical application of air flow from mechanical devices to ventilate heat and fire gases from a burning structure. Course reviews using PPV in fire suppression activities, including applicability, contraindications, safety considerations and set up, as well as crew coordination.

    Featuring: Deputy Chief Stephen Kalman Hackensack Fire Department Hackensack, New Jersey

    Positive Pressure Ventilation

    DVD
    +

    The nature of the Fire Service requires emergency personnel to respond quickly to the location of a call, utilize a multitude of advanced tools, and work in dangerous environments. Despite the best intentions, accidents will occur. This program will look at how to improve firefighter safety.

    Featuring: Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder Loveland - Symmes Fire Department Cincinnati Ohio

    Safety on the Fireground

    DVD
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    This program identifies current health risk factors facing firefighters, including cardiovascular risks, stress-related symptoms, and injury caused by placing monumental physical strain on ill prepared bodies. It examines a shift in fitness philosophies; from “bodybuilding fitness” to training firefighters for the tasks they will face on-scene.

    Featuring: Captain Erron Q. Kinney Williamson County Rescue Squad Former NFL Athlete/Tight End, TN Titans and Denise L. Smith, PH.D Skidmore College, Health Exercise Services University of Illinois, Fire Services Institute

    Safety: Firefighter Fitness Basics

    DVD
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    Given the amount of unknown variables involved, any emergency scene is subject to drastic, and occasionally instantaneous, changes. This course reviews the role of employing a Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) when responders are operating in hazardous conditions.

    Featuring: Chief Kenneth W. Richards, Jr. EFO, MS Old Mystic Fire Department Mystic, Connecticut

    Safety: Rapid Intervention Crews

    DVD
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    This program is designed to accomplish firefighters’ annual refresher training in respiratory protection. It will discuss the proper selection of a respirator based on the environment, fit testing, daily inspection, and proper donning and use of respiratory protection equipment.

    Featuring: Lt. David Bernzweig Health and Safety Chairperson The Columbus Fire Firefighters Union Columbus Ohio

    Safety: Respiratory Protection & SCBA

    DVD
    +

    Because responders enter hostile areas as a part of their service, it is paramount that they be trained to recognize, evade, and report questionable actions aimed at injuring them or others. The course discusses the verbal and non-verbal forms of interaction between responders, patients, and bystanders that help reduce confrontational behavior and reviews the immediate actions responders can take in the event they find themselves under attack in a hostile environment.

    Featuring: Bradley Pinsky, JD, FF Syracuse, New York

    Safety: Responding to Violence

    DVD
    +

    Water has the capability to engulf, entrap, act as a simple asphyxiant, and carry potentially toxic substances. This course provides an overview of the hazard recognition skills rescuers need and the varying water environments that rescuers may encounter during an emergency.

    Featuring: Walter "Butch" Hendrick President, Lifeguard Systems Shokan, New York

    Safety: Water Emergencies

    DVD
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    The focus of this course is to create an overall awareness of the dangers and risks to firefighters associated with salvage and overhaul operations and describe the process of conducting salvage and overhaul properly and safely. In addition, the need for public relations, security, and documentation within the context of salvage and overhaul will also be presented.

    Featuring:: Captain Richard Rochford (Ret.), Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department, Jacksonville, FL

    Salvage and Overhaul

    DVD
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    To maximize the safety of firefighting operations, all firefighting personnel need to evaluate light placement and use when responding to an incident. These training evolutions are designed to teach firefighters the appropriate tactics to use when lighting different types of incidents. The evolutions will help familiarize firefighters with their department’s lighting resources, alternative sources of lighting for large incidents, and the lighting challenges particular to their district, with an emphasis on safe operations.

    Featuring: David C. Harrington, AA, TN-EMT-P/IC, NREMT-PF

    Scene Lighting

    DVD
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    This course outlines the basics of search, reviews the different types of search methods, and focuses on ori- ented search as a way for firefighters to most effectively and efficiently search a residential structure.

    Featuring:: Skip Coleman, Deputy Chief of Operations, Toledo Department of Fire and Rescue, Toledo, OH

    Search and Rescue

    DVD
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    This training program will review proper search protocols, site-specific search considerations, scene size-up, and calculating responder risk. Also discussed are common search methods that can be applied in a wide variety of incidents.

    Featuring: Gary Ludwig MS, EMT-P Deputy Fire Chief Memphis Fire Department

    Search Operations: Building Fires

    DVD
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    The primary focus of this course is to review why and how utilities should be shut off prior to fire suppression or rescue operations at the scene of a residential house fire.

    Featuring:: Reginald Freeman, MS, CFO, FIFireE, Assistant Fire Chief, Hartford, CT

    Utilities Shutoff

    DVD
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    Vehicle fires often have fewer visible flames than a structure fire, but pose significant hazards to the safety of responders who approach. Some vehicle parts can explode when exposed to heat and flames. Review the parts of a vehicle that can pose a risk to responders and how to approach a vehicle safely in order to extinguish a vehicle fire.

    Featuring:: Christopher Shane Henderson, B.S., Fire Lieutenant, Paramedic, St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue, St. Petersburg, Florida

    Vehicle Fires

    DVD
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    This program is intended to strengthen the firefighter’s understanding of roof construction and procedures for vertically ventilating a pitched roof.

    Featuring: Captain Scott A. Gray Ladder Co. 13 Seattle Fire Department

    Vertical Ventilation: Pitched Roof

    DVD
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    Access to abundant water for fire suppression is an ongoing concern not just for rural fire departments. Many towns and cities, even those with hydrants on every corner can have water system failures. This class shows departments how to locate strategic water sources and develop procedures to transport water efficiently and safely.

    Featuring: Mike Wieder Executive Director IFSTA Stillwater, Oklahoma

    Water Supply & Tender Operations

    DVD
  • 24-7 Fire: Fire Inspector Series
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    Fire inspectors play an important role in building design, construction, and maintenance. This course reviews the importance of a basic understanding of the evolution of building design and construction, as well as how to properly apply the code’s use and occupancy limitations as they relate to building construction.

    Featuring: Christopher J. Naum, SFPE, Chief of Training, Command Institute Washington, D.C., ISFSI

    Building Construction

    DVD
    +

    As a representative of the fire department, fire inspectors should strive to provide good customer service to both internal and external customers to aid in the successful delivery of effective inspection findings.

    Featuring: Chief Tim Holman, German Township Fire & EMS, Springfield, Ohio

    Customer Service

    DVD
    +

    Course reviews automatic and manually activated fire alarm systems, their components, and how to effectively inspect these systems.

    Featuring: A. Maurice Jones. Jr., Supervisory Fire Protection Engineer, Fairfax, Virginia

    Fire Alarm Systems: Introduction

    DVD
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    While fire inspectors don’t need to be trained as hazardous materials experts or emergency responders, they should have hazardous materials awareness-level training and a background in basic chemistry. This program will cover hazardous materials for fire inspectors.

    Featuring: Lt. Mike Daley, Monroe TWP (NJ) Fire Dept, Rescue Officer, NJ-TF1 USAR, Instructor, Middlesex Fire Academy Founder, Fire Svc Performance Concepts

    Hazardous Materials for the Fire Inspector

    DVD
    +

    The codes and standards adopted by municipalities and enforced by fire departments are intended to establish and maintain a “reasonable” degree of fire safety in all occupancies. This course helps fire inspectors become aware of the existence of contributing hazards that present significant threats to fire safety in occupancies that are otherwise in compliance with fire codes.

    Featuring: David Lynam, Fire Marshal, Kitsap County, Washington

    Identifying Hazards During Inspections

    DVD
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    In addition to following their department’s standard operating procedures and guidelines, fire inspectors can enhance their efficiency, thoroughness, and documentation skills with the techniques discussed in this course.

    Featuring: David Lynam, Fire Marshal, Kitsap County, Washington

    Inspection Techniques

    DVD
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    Program offers information to help organizations develop guidelines to ensure fire inspectors provide uniform, consistent, and reasonable determinations when interpreting the model fire codes and referenced standards.

    Featuring: David Lynam, Fire Marshal, Kitsap County, Washington

    Interpreting Model Fire Codes

    DVD
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    Course introduces the National Incident Management System Incident Command System as it applies to fire and emergency scene operations and reviews how fire and safety inspectors fit into the system.

    Featuring: Don Abbott, Project Manager, CTC, Phoenix Fire Dept., Phoenix, Arizona

    Introduction to NIMS-ICS: Fire Inspector

    DVD
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    Course reviews the purpose and importance of completing inspection reports, including proper formatting and documentation procedures for both electronic and paper reporting as well as good written communication techniques.

    Featuring: Lawrence from Bennett, JD, Katzman, Logan, Halpner and Siegel, in Cincinnati, Ohio

    Introduction to Report Writing

    DVD
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    Because fire inspectors often work in potentially toxic environments, they need training and protection from toxins, carcinogens, and airborne pathogens. Designed to accomplish a fire inspector’s refresher training in respiratory protection, this course discusses the selection, fit testing, daily inspection, and proper use of respiratory protection equipment.

    Featuring: Lt. Mike Daley, Monroe TWP (NJ) Fire Dept, Rescue Officer, NJ-TF1 USAR, Instructor, Middlesex Fire Academy, Founder, Fire Svc Performance Concepts

    Respiratory Protection

    DVD
    +

    Course reviews different types of fire suppression systems including wet, dry, deluge, pre-action, and residential sprinkler systems and how to effectively inspect such systems.

    Suppression Systems: Wet & Dry

    DVD
    +

    This course explores a broad definition of workplace violence, the signs of impending workplace violence, and the means to prevent and respond to it within fire department facilities such as offices, buildings, and fire stations

    Workplace Violence

    DVD
  • 24-7 Fire: Officer Development Series
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    Course presents discussion points on the importance of proper documentation as a tool to show why decisions were made, identifying risks and protective actions, and explaining clearly the situation found and what was done on the call.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Basic Documentation for the Officer

    DVD
    +

    Life-and-death mission outcomes make the fire service the ultimate service industry. This course offers discussion points on how customers and voters influence public perception of the department, and how to meet customer needs and form important relationships with the community.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Best Practices: Customer Relations

    DVD
    +

    This program provides an overview of the various components and principles that go into creating a department budget and the important role of the fire officer in that process.

    Featuring: Ronny J. Coleman, Senior Vice President, ESCI, Elk Grove, California

    Budgeting Basics

    DVD
    +

    Course presents discussion points on empowered ethical decision making and techniques for reviewing our own ethical foundation as well as assessing how fire officers can set an example as leaders in the workplace.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Ethical Issues

    DVD
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    Sometimes the decisions made by fire officers are the opposite of what firefighters feel is needed, resulting in conflict. However, conflicts are only bad when they become obstacles. This course offers discussion points for conflict management styles, strategies for managing conflict, and reviews the types of conflicts that might arise in the workplace.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Handling Conflicts

    DVD
    +

    Resolving personnel issues is the most difficult part of being a company or chief officer and is a responsibility that is sometimes ignored. This course facilitates discussion about common personnel issues, steps to resolution, and the importance of differentiating friendship from supervision.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Handling Personnel Issues

    DVD
    +

    This program covers the differences between authoritative, democratic, delegative, and situational leadership styles in regard to an officer’s role with subordinates and supervisors.

    Featuring: Cheryl Horvath, Northwest Fire District, Division Chief, International Association of Women In Fire & Emergency Services, President

    Leadership Styles

    DVD
    +

    Course presents discussion points on working with aggressive or passive-aggressive employees, ensuring that individual and crew performance is not compromised, and minimizing the effect of negative personalities on group morale.

    Managing the Difficult Employee

    DVD
    +

    This course reviews basic interview skills, the importance of providing accurate information, collaborating with other agencies, establishing relations with local media, and more.

    Featuring: Steve McAdoo, Clackamas Fire District. PIO, Paramedic/FF

    Media Relations: The Basics

    DVD
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    This program discusses strategies for professional development, including the wide array of training and mentoring resources available to fire officers from within their departments, web- and classroom-based training and education, and networking opportunities throughout the fire service and beyond.

    Featuring: Cheryl Horvath, Northwest Fire District, Division Chief, International Association of Women In Fire & Emergency Services, President

    Professional Development

    DVD
    +

    In the fire service, time management requires continuous flexibility because interruptions and surprises are the norm, not the exception. This course includes discussion points on time management skills and approaches, developing good time management habits, and high-tech/low-tech time management tools.

    Featuring: I. David Daniels, MHRM, MIFireE, CFO, Fire Chief / CEO

    Time Management

    DVD
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