Officer Survival-Physiological Response to Stress *NEW*
-This course defines stress and its causes specifically for law enforcement officers. The course focuses on the physiological response caused by prolonged stress in today’s difficult environment, as well as the stress response that occurs during high-stress events. Additionally, this course features clips of Police Officers discussing real life accounts of how stress has impacted them on the job. Finally, we have included great graphics to compliment such an important and relevant course.
Pain Management *NEW*
-Pain is the most common patient complaint, and a patient’s desire for pain relief often exceeds their desire to identify and resolve the cause of their pain. This course covers critical pain management subjects for first responders, including adult and pediatric pain, treatment, protocol, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
Emergency Care for Electrical Burns *NEW*
-This course reviews how electrical injuries occur, how they create burns and injuries to humans, and how an EMS provider, can treat those injuries. The course will also explore the safety concerns associated with burn trauma. Special attention will be given to lightning strike victims since this unique type of burn injury has its own considerations for safety, mechanism of injury, and treatment.
Functional Communication for EMS Providers *NEW*
-Communicating with patients can be difficult, even in the best of circumstances. The challenge of gaining critical information quickly and efficiently is one of the hardest tasks for EMS providers. This course discusses therapeutic communication with patients and ways to effectively communicate with patients in a variety of special situations.
NFPA 1584 Firefighter Rehabilitation (MOD #1)
NFPA 1584 Firefighter Rehabilitation (MOD #2)
-Firefighting is a labor-intense occupation. The heavy physical and mental demands placed on firefighters in an emergency can push the human body to its limits—and even sometimes beyond it. To protect yourselves from overworking and allow you to continue operations in a safe and effective manner, you need to make sure you rest, rehydrate, and reenergize at regular intervals during operations and training exercises. You will review the requirements and guidelines for rehab operations. Topics from NFPA 1584 Standard are covered and it is divided into two courses. The first course discusses aspects related to the regulations and standards pertinent to rehab and their requirements, such as rehab staff roles and responsibilities, pre-incident preparation, and setting up rehab operations at the scene. The second course discusses the practical aspects of rehab related to evaluation and treatment for personnel entering rehab.
NFPA 1021 Pre-Incident Planning
-Pre-incident planning is a critical task for firefighters in their profession. It is the first line of attack in the firefighting arsenal and is a proactive way of fighting fires as opposed to the reactive way of responding to alarms. This course reviews the concept of pre-incident planning and reiterates the importance of conducting such planning in a thorough and effective manner.