Fire Science > Prof Rescuer/Gen Require
This 40 hour program is designed to cover the NFPA 1006 Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications Job Performance Requirements (JPR's) for Chapter 5 -- General Requirements. These JPR's must be met prior to receiving certification as a Rescue Technician in any sub- specility. Topics covered include: Incident management and site operations, use of tactical work sheets, basic ground search techniques, helicopter ground support operaitons, victim management (triage, assessment and patient packaging) rope/knots/hitches, construction and operation of belay systems, low-angle litter evacuation techniques, equipment inspection and maintenance, and termination procedures. Students meeting prerequisites and successfully completing this program should be adequately prepare to take the written and practical cerfification exams for the Rescue-- General Requirements level. Suggested prerequisites: at least 18 years of age (required to take certification exam); current CPR cerfitication (adult, child and infant); current HazMat Operations certification; DOH First Responder or ARC Emergency Responder certification or higher.