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10:30 AM
  1. 105 mins
    A large percentage of agencies in the United States have deficiencies in operating dedicated truck companies and have challenges accounting for all truck functions. Truck company operations are essent ...
  2. 105 mins
    Every day in America, someone is rescued from the horrible fate of perishing in a fire. This class will enhance your skills by focusing on aggressive tactics and training tips while covering command s ...
  3. 105 mins
    There are many tactics for attacking structure fires. For years, the fire service has been preaching to attack from the unburned side. This isn't always the best tactic. The fireground is evolving mor ...
  4. 105 mins
    Blitz attack is a quick-water tactic used by first-arriving fire suppression and rescue companies to safely and efficiently mitigate fires that pose a critical life hazard or have a high potential for ...
  5. 105 mins
    Fires in very large apartment complexes represent extraordinary challenges for fire departments. The typical suburban fire department first-alarm resources and housefire tactics place the fight in a l ...
  6. 105 mins
    This class dives into psychomotor skill acquisition methodology and curriculum design and gives instructors insight into lesson plan, program design, and instructional techniques that build systems an ...
  7. 105 mins
    This class covers the latest in hybrid and electric vehicle response and addresses what rescuers need to know about interacting with autonomous vehicles. Topics include hybrid and electric vehicle com ...
  8. 105 mins
    During the past several decades, the fire service has experienced several changes that have significantly altered the firefighters' work environment. A foundational knowledge of fire dynamics is criti ...
  9. 105 mins
    Unfortunately, many firefighters in this country are still not being properly protected on the fireground by a well-trained and well-equipped rapid intervention team (RIT). Excues range from 'We don't ...
  10. 105 mins
    The fireground is an ever-changing and often chaotic place where firefighters are forced to make a multitude of split-second decisions to effect a positive outcome. This class provides experience-base ...
  11. 105 mins
    Learn the decisions that need to be made regarding fire scene strategy determination based on the arrival or forecasted conditions. Strategy selection considerations, strategy modification cues, and o ...
  12. 105 mins
    The class will provide an in-depth look at incidents, the firefighting operations, and the outcomes. Students will be provided with lessons learned, which include size-up. The 13 points of size-up wil ...
  13. 105 mins
    The chance to lead and create opportunities for others can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be tremendously frustrating, especially in situations where leaders face supervising unengaged, nega ...
  14. 105 mins
    Rescuers should not take a passenger-vehicle approach to a large-truck extrication. Students will gain a working knowledge of large truck and trailer construction including air, electrical, and suspen ...
  15. 105 mins
    This class focuses on dramatic videos and photos depicting moments captured on the fireground that illustrate how firefighters' aggressive actions can lead to danger and interfere with the task at han ...
  16. 105 mins
    Man vs. machinery incidents occur across the country. They may involve a person stuck in some sort of industrial machinery or be as routine as a ring stuck on a victim's finger. Are you prepared to ha ...
  17. 105 mins
    This session will help EMS officers learn how to integrate with the fire side of their agency. The fire department is steeped in culture, and years of tradition have built a culture that focuses on fi ...
  18. 105 mins
    This class will pass on some of the most important skills lessons needed to be an effective nozzle firefighter. Topics include the nozzle mindset, flowing and moving, base fire extinguishment, proper ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class will discuss the many facets of RIT, from the command aspect down to the rescue itself. It will define what a RIT is and discuss the difference between a proactive and reactive RIT, then di ...
  20. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  21. 105 mins
    Over the past 20 years, the public safety approach to high-threat mass casualty incidents such as an active shooter event has undergone significant changes. The initial change was with law enforcement ...
  22. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  23. 105 mins
    We have all heard the saying 'The fire goes as the first line goes.' This presentation will consider how pride, culture, and status quo bias affect the stretch and operation of the initial attack hand ...
1:30 PM
  1. 105 mins
    This presentation will share 11 key elements of successful fire department fitness programs. From medical and fitness evaluations to creating fitness SOGs and purchasing cost-effective fitness equipme ...
  2. 105 mins
    Our overall goal is to put the fire out and save lives, and most of that happens in the hands of firefighters operating at the task level. However, in the most successful operations, the skills of tal ...
  3. 105 mins
    It is not enough to want to make a positive difference; you must put in the hard work and be prepared for the success of your goals and the inevitable backlash from critics! Any cause worth your passi ...
  4. 105 mins
    Through an interactive presentation and discussions, students will learn about the scope of the problem of cancer in the fire service. Cancer exposure occurs on the fireground, in the fire stations, a ...
  5. 105 mins
    Ventilation can make or break the outcome of a fire. Successful execution requires the comprehension of how it works and the precautions that must be taken to ensure our actions are well coordinated a ...
  6. 105 mins
    Officer development programs primarily focus on operational and administrative aspects, while little attention is given to the human dynamic element and critical thinking skills. Leadership can be tau ...
  7. 105 mins
    Seemingly benign materials can become explosive and deadly when ignited as a dust cloud. Ordinary materials such as food products, sawdust, or plastic can fuel violent, deadly explosions when presente ...
  8. 105 mins
    Firefighters in many suburban areas are starting to encounter a new type of structure in their response areas: the mid-rise office building, often being erected seemingly overnight in newly created 'o ...
  9. 105 mins
    This class is aimed at anyone who wishes to lead at any level. It is rooted in improving team performance and has application in both the public and private sectors. It has worked for more than 40 yea ...
  10. 105 mins
    This class will give the students a process for sizing up incidents involving over the road trucks ("big rigs") involved in accidents in their response areas. It will address common scenarios like rea ...
  11. 105 mins
    Sports participation by youth continues to increase, and the ability to recognize the impact of safety equipment is important in providing quality care. The purpose of this course is to review sports ...
  12. 105 mins
    There are as many leadership theories as there are authors and books. This presentation is a practical exercise designed for the fire officer or those who aspire to be one. Participants will identify ...
  13. 105 mins
    This class will review tactical considerations on a variety of incidents uniquely from the perspective of the engineer. The wide variety of incidents a fire company responds to requires the engineer t ...
  14. 105 mins
    This class reviews the top administrative policies and operational practices every fire department (U.S. and Canada) must have to prevent liability, firefighter injuries, and public embarrassment and ...
  15. 105 mins
    When you are assigned the duties of rapid intervention at an incident, you have been handed a big responsibility, as the fate of firefighters in trouble are now in your hands. This class will discuss ...
  16. 105 mins
    Approximately 95% of civilian fire deaths occur in the residential setting. This should be our bread and butter. Yet, many departments are plagued with a passive search culture due to poor SOGs, overc ...
  17. 105 mins
    This class addresses our understanding of trauma, post-traumatic stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the past few years, PTSD has become a common phrase in emergency services, yet ou ...
  18. 105 mins
    Dive deep into the emotional wellness issues firefighters face and identify simple, practical self-care practices that firefighters can use to build emotional wellness and resiliency amidst stressful ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class focuses on the disparity between firefighter and civilian fatalities at the same structural fires. It quantifies basic risk vs. reward and goes beyond the tendency to justify risk whenever ...
  20. 105 mins
    First-in video combined with dynamic teaching helps you develop the ability to see the volume, velocity, density, and color of smoke. Learning to read smoke improves tactical decision making and your ...
  21. 105 mins
    Being considered a professional firefighter has nothing to do with earning a paycheck but everything to do with character, competence, and commitment. Participants will learn how successfully creating ...
  22. 105 mins
    This class will provide updates on three of the most current 'controversial' prehospital trauma talks--specifically, prehospital management of traumatic brain injury, prehospital use of TXA, and preho ...
  23. 105 mins
    Risk management, especially on the fireground, is a topic so often avoided or ignored by the volunteer fire service. Yes, we need to understand and follow risk management systems, and yes, they can be ...
3:30 PM
  1. 105 mins
    This class will look at the process, challenges, and options related to the purchase of fire apparatus. Buying fire apparatus is a large investment of money and trust by your community or city. The pr ...
  2. 105 mins
    Construction sites are present in most every emergency response area nationwide. Within these sites, the work being performed is inherently risky and dangerous by nature. Not every company has a great ...
  3. 105 mins
    This class will dive deep into cutting pharmacotherapy clinical pearls for the most critical patients in the prehospital arena. Clinical scenarios will be presented along with the most up-to-date evid ...
  4. 105 mins
    This class will motivate training officers to incorporate passion in their program development while inspiring their people to love the job as much as them. There are departments with training officer ...
  5. 105 mins
    Many times EMS is simply 'well-dressed spectators' and many times rapid intervention teams focus on locating and extricating the down firefighter with no focus on EMS care that may need to be administ ...
  6. 105 mins
    This class will draw on the experiences faced by EMS supervisors and officers during civil unrest from the Ferguson events and from the protests in St. Louis County after the George Floyd incident in ...
  7. 105 mins
    This class will address the challenges and tactics for an engine company to be successful for fires in multiple dwellings. It will present proven methods to combat and simplify the multiple-dwelling f ...
  8. 105 mins
    We have all been there'at the fire that goes sideways that we struggle to get back on track. When tactical mistakes happen early in a fire, things tend to continue down that path. These fires happen a ...
  9. 105 mins
    The engine company is the backbone of all fireground operations. The firefighters and officers on the hoselines get the glory, but the pump operator must be on his game to ensure that the interior cre ...
  10. 105 mins
    Commercial buildings present many challenges during a firefight, but knowing what they have to offer will make your job easier and safer. This class will review the built-in active and passive fire pr ...
  11. 105 mins
    Having reliable communications on the fireground is critical to the safety of all firefighters on scene and is listed as one of the 'NIOSH 5.' Dependable communications start way before your shift sta ...
  12. 105 mins
    Every 64 seconds in the United States, a fire department is responding to a residential building fire. Additionally, approximately every three hours, a citizen dies in a residential building fire. The ...
  13. 105 mins
    The class will highlight the community risk assessment process and how to use it to prepare a successful tactical response. This is a look at the trials and tribulations of planning for and providing ...
  14. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  15. 105 mins
    The opportunity to model effective leadership through training is within our grasp every single day. Training provides an angle, a conduit, a platform. It provides a window to engage with every member ...
  16. 105 mins
    Manufactured housing accounts for about 10% of the new homes built each year. Learn what makes trailers different from 'regular' wood frame structures and how to safely operate within this challenging ...
  17. 105 mins
    Whether an act of violence, natural catastrophe, or motor vehicle pileup, a disaster is one of the greatest challenges an EMS provider will face. These events overwhelm resources, degrade the standard ...
  18. 105 mins
    It is difficult to comprehend the complexities that encompass the thoughts, emotions, processing, and act of suicide. The collective pain and suffering of those who have died by suicide and of their l ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class takes a look at the develop and initial operations of a novel community paramedicine program in a large urban metropolitan service. A community needs analysis identified an opportunity to a ...
  20. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  21. 105 mins
    This interactive class discusses common behavioral health issues faced by firefighters--alcohol use disorder, depression, sleep deprivation, burnout, PTSD, and suicide. The goal is to provide attendee ...
  22. 105 mins
    The risks firefighters face are constantly changing on both the fireground and in the training scenarios. Live-fire training is evolving rapidly in part due to the use of new materials to provide smok ...
  23. 105 mins
    From the perspective of a trauma medical director, this class discusses shock as it relates to trauma and how it applies in the prehospital setting. Trauma is something that all prehospital providers ...
10:30 AM
  1. 105 mins
    Today's fireground, buildings, and occupancies present increasing challenges that have redefined tactical fireground operations and impact these operations on a wide variety of levels. This class pres ...
  2. 105 mins
    Industrial facilities are found in the majority of our communities, yet there is very limited training to provide guidance to these complex facilities. The fire service cannot simply apply residential ...
  3. 105 mins
    This is a sobering look at recent controversies regarding the safety of ketamine as a chemical restraint agent'patient deaths, lawsuits, media scrutiny, public outrage, and now criminal charges! What ...
  4. 105 mins
    This class is designed for getting the maximum number of drills out of a donated property when the structure cannot be burned due to local restrictions or using the property to its fullest prior to co ...
  5. 105 mins
    This class is designed to turn people into "awe-inspiring, command-presence-having, cool-as-a cucumber, fireground decision makers." Of course, no class can turn someone into the ultimate fireground c ...
  6. 105 mins
    This class is designed for serious fire apparatus operators who want to improve their driving skills and advance the art of driving an emergency vehicle. It addresses advanced topics not normally cove ...
  7. 105 mins
    This class focuses on the steps to take on arrival at a stalled occupied elevator, based on ASME A17.4/2015 recommendations. The safest way to remove passengers from a stalled occupied elevator is fro ...
  8. 105 mins
    Good vehicle extrication demands a unique collaboration between rescue and emergency medical personnel. Incorporating key victim assessment information in the extrication size-up will improve your str ...
  9. 105 mins
    This class will describe the elements required to set up a productive Officer Development Academy for new company officers, EMS captains, and 24 hours battalion chiefs. Learn how to work within constr ...
  10. 105 mins
    The class will cover initial arrival considerations (first-due tactics) for urban-based company--assigning resources, managing truck company crews during emergency incidents, and debriefing calls and ...
  11. 105 mins
    Based on extensive research and a library of behind the counter and actual incident pictures, this class is designed to save lives by bringing an in-depth awareness to all levels of the dangers of thi ...
  12. 105 mins
    The pump operator may sometimes wear multiple hats (helmets) on an incident and serves as the connecting link in operations between the suppression decision making and the implementation of those deci ...
  13. 105 mins
    This class will discuss the pathophysiology of opioid addiction and withdrawals and discuss available treatments by EMS. It will explain the narcan harm reduction and buprenorphine induction treatment ...
  14. 105 mins
    On the fireground, time is not ours to waste! Our efforts should be directed to give us the greatest chance at rescuing our victims and doing so in the most efficient manner. This class will cover dat ...
  15. 105 mins
    This class will introduce officers and aspiring fire service leaders to some of the most important skills they will need to become more effective leaders in today's fire service. Those skills include ...
  16. 105 mins
    Supervision, mentorship, and professional coaching are all distinct, important leadership and management tools. In fact, mentorship and professional coaching are the fastest growing fields in the area ...
  17. 105 mins
    EMS is playing an increasing role in the medical support of law enforcement. Interest in Rescue Task Force (RTF) and Tactical EMS (TEMS) is growing, with the realization that such programs have the po ...
  18. 105 mins
    This class will help attendees improve their response to explosive gas (natural gas and propane) emergencies. It concentrates on the three main areas where most departments are not properly trained: t ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class outlines the importance of evaluating all products used by an organization. To date, there isn't any standardization to evaluating medical equipment for use by EMS. This class will review t ...
  20. 105 mins
    Unlike fighting a fire, the technical rescue scenario does not have an acronym to help you make decisions regarding developing an incident action plan (IAP). We can't use RECEOVS or COAL WAS WEALTH fo ...
  21. 105 mins
    Learn why EMS systems fail and how to avoid these pitfalls. This class will define the unique economic conditions that EMS operates within and why it is important to understand as a successful EMS lea ...
  22. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  23. 105 mins
    Having the right air management skills can extend your time in the Hot Zone and extend your firefight and rescue potential. If you become hurt or trapped and are breathing down your tank, these skills ...
1:30 PM
  1. 105 mins
    This class will cover the lessons learned and the changes implemented in the wake of a line-of-duty death/struck-by-vehicle incident in Lubbock, TX. A list of 16 roadway safety strategies was develope ...
  2. 105 mins
    In today's fire service, it is very common to see fire departments that purchase pumping apparatus with 1,500- to 2,000-gpm-rated pumps. NFPA 1901 and 1911 both state that pumping apparatus with pump ...
  3. 105 mins
    Fire departments that lack viable building intelligence for high-rise structures are putting firefighters and occupants in harm's way, working off little or no building knowledge. Adopting a 'Know Bef ...
  4. 105 mins
    Learn why capnography has become the gold standard for endotracheal tube verification and why this is only the beginning. Through lecture and case scenarios, you will leave this course with a thorough ...
  5. 105 mins
    We need to refocus the fire service on civilian rescue. The fire service has done a great job of emphasizing the need for firefighter safety, especially over the past 25 years. Rapid intervention, two ...
  6. 105 mins
    Garden apartments are present in just about every part of the country. These occupancies provide a unique set of challenges for the company and command level. This class covers sound tactical decision ...
  7. 105 mins
    Emergency medical services personnel have already made substantial contributions to improving care for patients with time-dependent illnesses, such as trauma and myocardial infarction. Patients with s ...
  8. 105 mins
    This class is for the first-due company who is tasked with responding to a hazmat incident and must make risk-based, calculated decisions well before the arrival of a dedicated hazmat team. It focuses ...
  9. 105 mins
    Topics include leadership development, enhancing your physical health, critical incident decision making, understanding fireground tactics, achieving your goals, and motivating your team. The instruct ...
  10. 105 mins
    Learn the operations and lessons from this unusual active shooter event in Atlanta, GA. The single perpetrator was not captured for several days after this event. Four innocent lives were taken, with ...
  11. 105 mins
    Students will gain an understanding of electric vehicle fires and the fire behavior associated with lithium battery fires, the causes of the fires and the proper steps to extinguish them, stored energ ...
  12. 105 mins
    It's 2023, and the challenges facing firefighters, fire officers, and the fire services can seem unsurmountable. From recruiting people to training them to the issues of staffing and retaining people, ...
  13. 105 mins
    A presentation on NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, emphasizing aspects that affect not only the ...
  14. 105 mins
    First responders are hearing a lot about a group of chemicals called PFAS: Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances. They are showing up regularly in the news these days, and firefighters seem to be ...
  15. 105 mins
    This class is a review of the challenges that may be encountered in an out-of-hospital childbirth. Topics include breech, shoulder distocia, fetal head entrapment, prolapsed cord, postpartum hemorrhag ...
  16. 105 mins
    This class will describe hemorrhagic shock, especially recognizing the potential early and the signs that patients are progressing into hemorrhagic shock. As a key to assessment of trauma patients and ...
  17. 105 mins
    Learn how to use technology to improve training. This class offers an easy-to-follow blueprint for creating training content that meets the expectations of modern ??re and EMS students. The focus is o ...
  18. 105 mins
    The goal of this class is to gain more knowledge about your own data. It covers ways to connect data and how to determine what data is important and what data is noise. You will leave armed with the k ...
  19. 105 mins
    Vehicle extrication is a puzzle. But it's not a normal puzzle; it's a puzzle with constantly changing rules. Manufacturers strive to make the best vehicle on the road so they can make the most sales. ...
  20. 105 mins
    Our incident priorities start with life; thus, getting water where it needs to go in a timely manner can allow you to be more aggressive in your search procedures. We can increase survivable space on ...
  21. 105 mins
    This class reviews the fundamental elements of incident scene size-up, to help inform "the why" behind scene size-up in addition to "the how." It reviews the decision-making process and explains how t ...
  22. 105 mins
    The initial attack line is the backbone of every fireground operation and will have a greater impact on the outcome of a fire than any other fireground operation. As the first line goes so does the fi ...
  23. 105 mins
    Students will review tower ladder operations in terms of positioning, setup, operating from the pedestal and bucket, proven tactical street smarts in master stream operations, roof ventilation from th ...
  24. 105 mins
    Airway management in itself is a difficult and highly debated topic. When airway management is needed for the trauma patient, this is amplified tenfold. This class will draw from the instructor's year ...
3:30 PM
  1. 105 mins
    This class will review the types of aerials available today--ladders, platforms, tractor-drawn aerials, water towers, rear and mid mounts'and the pros and cons and operational differences. The class w ...
  2. 105 mins
    After the Mayday occurs, it sets up a whole string of events that go beyond the operational scope of rescuing the down or trapped firefighter. There is the notification of family, hospital or morgue i ...
  3. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  4. 105 mins
    This class will offer both fire prevention and firefighting personnel detailed information about how to avoid warehouse disasters. Recent major incidents involving warehouses have highlighted the need ...
  5. 105 mins
    Operations hinge on a clear understanding of SOPs. In basement fires, communication can be misunderstood or simply unreadable to the IC. Training is a part of handling these fires. Another part is kno ...
  6. 105 mins
    On Dec 30, 2021, Boulder County firefighters were called to a grass fire. Less than 12 hours later, 1,084 homes were lost in Colorado's most-destructive fire. This fire was not an urban interface fire ...
  7. 105 mins
    Engaging, realistic, dynamic training programs have the largest downstream return on investment of any expenditure in our industry. If our members are trained well, they will perform at a high level i ...
  8. 105 mins
    Success or failure on the fireground for a ladder company is often measured by how well an aerial operator initially positions the apparatus. Ladder truck placement at an emergency scene is often the ...
  9. 105 mins
    Using incidents from the instructor's 36 years in the FDNY, this class will cover size-up, command, communications, and strategy. Learn what a chief/officer/firefighter needs to know before starting a ...
  10. 105 mins
    This class will review hot legal issues affecting fire and EMS organizations on a daily basis. Topics will include employee use of legalized marijuana, transgender issues in the station, federal law r ...
  11. 105 mins
    The tactics of the first-in company are squarely at the intersection of firefighter safety, department policy, training, and citizen need. This class will discuss how our profession has arrived at a p ...
  12. 105 mins
    This highly interactive, fun, and humorous workshop focuses on the tools necessary for succession planning in today's fire service. Leadership is a vast topic and talked about throughout the fire serv ...
  13. 105 mins
    This class will discuss legacy buildings, identifying characteristics, hazard identification, and visual decision making cues. The overemphasis on modern buildings and fire environments has resulted i ...
  14. 105 mins
    while operating in high-paced fireground environments in both urban and rural settings. Beginning with a basic review of truck company functions and moving into an in-depth discussion of advanced tact ...
  15. 105 mins
    What is the perception of 'what we do' or 'who we are'? Whether it's our elected officials, citizens, customers, or even our own members, we must proactively market who we are and what we do. This cla ...
  16. 105 mins
    Mass-casualty training too often focuses on the expanded ICS roles of multiple companies at a large MCI. This class focuses on the first five minutes of the first company's arrival. Whether you're ass ...
  17. 105 mins
    This class covers the unique and challenging aspects of commercial building fires. Preparing companies for their their roles at these incidents is rarely discussed in many departments because of their ...
  18. 105 mins
    This class helps participants realize their leadership potential. Participants are introduced to the E.M.P.O.W.E.R. model, which helps them recognize individual strengths and the ability to integrate ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class prepares first responders to arrive first on scene at a water rescue. It is designed for nonwater rescue-trained members as well as experienced water rescue team members and technicians. Wa ...
  20. 105 mins
    This class will discuss structural fires and fireground operations in terms of fire service history and culture, changes in our profession throughout the past few decades, company fireground operation ...
  21. 105 mins
    A growing body of evidence is suggesting that the zip code where a person lives might be the single most accurate predictor for gauging lifespan. How you were raised, your 'level of education, peer in ...
  22. 105 mins
    This class discusses the varying degrees of difficulty that a rapid intervention team may encounter in response to a Mayday. Like fighting structural fires, the larger and more complex the incident, t ...
  23. 105 mins
    A strategic professional development initiative focuses on every member of the organization, including suppression and support services personnel. It is ultimately up to individuals to determine how m ...
  24. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
8:30 AM
  1. 105 mins
    Part 1: There's No High-Performance CPR Without High-Performance Ventilation: What Are the Appropriate Physiological Approaches to Respiratory Support? Conventional approaches to ventilation during CP ...
  2. 105 mins
    On Thanksgiving night 2006, Firefighter Steven Solomon of the Atlanta Fire-Rescue Department was killed fighting a fire in a vacant, one-story private dwelling. The investigation revealed numerous iss ...
  3. 105 mins
    This class will discuss the fireground tactic of search and how to accomplish it with technique and speed. With today's fires burning faster, firefighters have to better at their jobs, understanding w ...
  4. 105 mins
    This class will discuss the approach to the fire victim, highlighting the differences between a firefighter vs. a civilian with regard to assessment and management. Students will learn the epidemiolog ...
  5. 105 mins
    Firefighter wellness should be a top priority among fire departments. Implementing a firefighter wellness program gives your firefighters the best opportunity to have a long and healthy career followe ...
  6. 105 mins
    This class discusses common instructional detractors that reduce the effectiveness or value or diminishes the importance of the message the instructor is tasked with imparting to the participants. It ...
  7. 105 mins
    During the past 30 years, automatic sprinkler systems have come a long way. With better testing and research and new and improved technologies, protection designs have emerged that can control fire in ...
  8. 105 mins
    Usually the first to arrive, most EMTs find themselves to be spectators at a fire scene, but that does not have to be the case. In many combination and volunteer fire departments, staffing is an issue ...
  9. 105 mins
    Distracted, drowsy, drunk, drugged, and disgruntled drivers are striking firefighters and fire apparatus at highway incidents with increasing frequency. Fire and EMS personnel must train and operate i ...
  10. 105 mins
    This class discusses the age-related physiologic changes that occur to our geriatric population and how this relates to trauma in a prehospital and emergency setting. It covers occult hypoperfusion, f ...
  11. 105 mins
    A common-sense approach to first-in hazmat that is relatable to all levels as well as volunteer and career departments, this class explains when firefighters in structural gear can make a rescue in a ...
  12. 105 mins
    This is an overview of invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring devices and correlating clinical data. The class will cover hemodynamic parameters and apply their significance into the clinical ...
  13. 105 mins
    Pulling from 81 case studies, this interactive session will share the top adjustments needed for search, fire attack, and overhaul at fires inside hoarding conditions. The lessons learned from the cas ...
  14. 105 mins
    This class covers the initial on-scene size-up for first-arriving officers at all incidents. It sets up the framework for the entire fireground experience from assessing the incident scene on arrival ...
  15. 105 mins
    Mayday Monday is a firefighter survival campaign with a mission of reducing firefighter injury and death on the fireground. This is done through reviewing firefighter line-of-duty-deaths. In reviewing ...
  16. 105 mins
    Today's fireground requires tactics that take modern fire behavior, building construction, and response models into consideration. We must use the UL studies, Firefighter Rescue Survey results, and ci ...
  17. 105 mins
    It is the only equipment that is used at every alarm. Far too many firefighters do not have the proper knowledge of their PPE. This class will cover the importance of PPE with case histories of what P ...
  18. 105 mins
    Firefighting is commonly regarded as one of the most stressful jobs in America. But just how physically and mentally stressful is firefighting? Historically, the stressful assertion has been supported ...
  19. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  20. 105 mins
    Firefighter health research has exploded, with more than three-quarters of the research being done in the past decade. While the peer-reviewed literature is having a significant influence on evolving ...
  21. 105 mins
    You really thought that you were clear and concise on your expectations. Everybody was nodding their heads like they understood. And then you see some other type of behavior displayed. You then say to ...
  22. 105 mins
    This class will explore the differences in process to properly supply and pressurize handlines on the fireground, the difference between pressure and volume in a two-stage pump, and how to identify no ...
  23. 105 mins
    This class is for any firefighters who may find themselves on the nozzle at a fire as well as the company officers and training officers who are building curriculum and driving company level training. ...
  24. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
10:30 AM
  1. 105 mins
    Funding is getting harder and harder to come by, and fire departments are forced to stretch their precious dollars to the limit each year. Unique funding sources are out there, but figuring out how an ...
  2. 105 mins
    The incident commander (IC) is instrumental in the successful outcome of all emergency responses. The ability to view an active scene, draw rapid conclusions, assign duties, and monitor outcomes is a ...
  3. 105 mins
    This is a unique blend of fire, science, leadership, mentoring, and history with a gut check for individuals of all ranks. The emphasis is on informal leaders, who are the catalyst for action in any d ...
  4. 105 mins
    Gone are the days when dealing with the media was something a department could address when it got around to it. In this age of cell phones and Twitter, the media often gets to an emergency scene as q ...
  5. 105 mins
    Making the case for better fire protection and a stronger return on investment should be a goal for fire service leaders. Learn why a 'hidden tax' looms as an unintended consequence of less fire prote ...
  6. 105 mins
    In this comprehensive review, coagulopathy and its relevance to emergency medical services will be presented. Common pathophysiology that causes bleeding disorders will be explained in the context of ...
  7. 105 mins
    The focus is the challenges presented by buildings under construction and the construction sites. Current features have revived and often amplified many firefighting challenges of a century ago such a ...
  8. 105 mins
    When it comes to operating a pump, we are told push this, pull that, don't touch this, always do one thing, and never do another. But why? In many departments, this information has been passed down fr ...
  9. 105 mins
    The role of EMS continues to dramatically evolve. Medicare and other agencies have issued waivers during the pandemic and may or may not become new models for service delivery. Agencies and practition ...
  10. 105 mins
    Parking garages are common in many communities. New apartment complexes, multipurpose office buildings, and big venues are incorporated parking garages into their plans to maximize space. NFPA 1 Chapt ...
  11. 105 mins
    UL has been a leader in researching fire service response to battery energy storage systems (BESS). This class will provide an update on current research projects conducted by UL in collaboration with ...
  12. 105 mins
    This class will maximize the full potential of your first-due companies by providing action-oriented direction during the first few critical minutes of a high-rise fire. This is best explained through ...
  13. 105 mins
    First responders will learn how to better recognize victims of human trafficking and how to proceed in their care and treatment. The class expands on basic recognition and gives a background to the la ...
  14. 105 mins
    Ladder company functions must be performed and executed correctly on every fireground. Whether you're an urban or rural department, these tasks must be executed. Many organizations struggle to put tog ...
  15. 105 mins
    Now is the time to realize that our organizations and the cultures they produce are living, breathing environments that change with the people who inhabit them. The policies, procedures, and 'norms' t ...
  16. 105 mins
    Interested in becoming more capable, wiser, a better leader? The secret is in embracing mistakes at every level in your career. Firefighters by nature disdain failure. And cameras in everyone's hands ...
  17. 105 mins
    It is well known in our profession that training is of utmost importance. Delivery and methodology are key factors as to how well the training is accepted. Methodology, target audience, and ownership ...
  18. 105 mins
    Most RIT classes focus solely on finding and removing down firefighters but stop there. Current research shows, however, that most firefighters are rescued by crews already operating inside of the str ...
  19. 105 mins
    This class will focus on the roles and responsibilities officers and firefighters play in the fire investigation process. A thorough competent fire investigation leads to holding those responsible for ...
  20. 105 mins
    Women in Fire
  21. 105 mins
    This class will help future and current fire officers successfully prepare for their positions. Having the weight of an officer's badge can be very heavy and overwhelming for many, especially those wh ...
  22. 105 mins
    This is a guide to the ins and outs of large attack lines. As the usage of small, preconnected handlines has become the go-to option, comfort level in the deployments and tactical decision making surr ...
  23. 105 mins
    This class will explore the job of the aerial driver and operator beyond basic training. It will dive into the information drivers need to know that may not be readily available: the newer trucks and ...
  24. 105 mins
    This class will expose the attendees to the volume of data that is available at our fingertips and accessed in a split second related to the wildland fire. Attendees will be introduced to a system of ...