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8:00 AM
  1. 240 mins
    The commercial building fire is a lower frequency fire event for the American fire service when compared to the residential building fire. However, the annual number of line-of-duty deaths (LODDs) for ...
  2. 240 mins
    It is a repetitious news headline: 'Active Shooter Reported! Multiple Deaths Confirmed, Several More Injured.' Yet, emergency services organizations are still attempting to define their specific role ...
  3. 240 mins
    High-rise firefighting is exponentially more complicated and dangerous than most other fireground operations. From a room-and-contents apartment fire to the well-involved fire floor of a commercial hi ...
  4. 240 mins
    This program is for any officer or someone who wants to become an officer or a chief officer who has to give a company or departmentwide drill. You will learn methods and'tricks to'help facilitate an ...
  5. 240 mins
    This workshop covers performance training based on the book Developing Firefighter Resiliency by Fire Engineering, with video and photos of immersion training classes. Some of the techniques include b ...
  6. 240 mins
    This interactive and challenging workshop provides tools and proven resources to make your ability to teach and lead a training program easier. This course has been at FDIC for 24 years and has helped ...
  7. 240 mins
    Fireground operations are dynamic and rapidly changing situations. An organized, efficient, and disciplined fireground results in a successful fire attack. From the planning to the on-scene operations ...
  8. 240 mins
    Making training a priority in fire departments can be a struggle. This can lead to catastrophic results such as an increase in risk for injury and death and failing to meet the expectations of the com ...
  9. 240 mins
    Electrical fires are on the rise, and there is very little training available outside of the standard 'Stay back 10 feet.' This is easy to do when you are facing a cyclone fence surrounding a clearly ...
  10. 240 mins
    Explosives identification and incident response by first responders is paramount in today's world. First responders have been and will continue to be called on to mitigate fires and to treat the injur ...
  11. 240 mins
    This workshop looks at our fireground and how we can use research to enhance our service delivery. It examines residential structure fires in terms of today's fire behavior and the modern fire environ ...
  12. 240 mins
    What is an incident commander (IC) seeing, thinking, and feeling when he supervises a fire operation? Tactics may vary at various incidents, but the one constant is the incident commander's thought pr ...
  13. 240 mins
    Women in Fire
1:30 PM
  1. 240 mins
    This course will guide the participants through the difficult process of specifying fire apparatus. Covered will be justification; use of National Fire Protection Association 1901, Standard for Automo ...
  2. 240 mins
    We all want to be part of an aggressive fire company but often wonder, 'How do we get there?' This workshop takes a hard look at what it takes to be an "aggressive" fire company in today's fire servic ...
  3. 240 mins
    This workshop teaches how to use skills at an active shooter hostile event to avoid/run or defend/hide or as a last resort defend/fight the aggressor, identify arterial bleeding, apply a commercial to ...
  4. 240 mins
    This workshop teaches new, experienced incident commanders as well as line officers the art of commanding an incident, making decisions, assigning personnel vital fireground tasks, communicating their ...
  5. 240 mins
    The fire service has adapted to and enhanced its understanding of fire dynamics expected in tall buildings. Depending on occupancy, fire dynamics will be quite different based on fuel load, compartmen ...
  6. 240 mins
    Fires in stores and other commercial occupancies are severe threats to firefighters. More firefighters are killed per alarm in commercial fires than in any other commonly encountered fire. This class ...
  7. 240 mins
    The challenges of managing a house fire can be unique for volunteer, combination, and career firefighters; however, the underlying themes are the same. Today's house fires are time-sensitive events th ...
  8. 240 mins
    The instructor development staff of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) will present this professional development and continuing education program. Instructors of all levels ...
  9. 240 mins
    This workshop gives newly promoted company officers the leadership skills and confidence to manage their company when responding to alarms; when operating at roadway incidents; and when their company ...
  10. 240 mins
    The workshop will go inside the command post with new footage and radio traffic of multiple incidents, including live rescues, fatalities, Maydays, and multi-building fires. Dialogue between the incid ...
  11. 240 mins
    New vehicle technology presents ever-changing challenges for rescuers. Students will gain an understanding of how vehicles have changed and will continue to change, along with the extrication and vehi ...
  12. 240 mins
    Training officers in volunteer and combination fire departments are challenged with serving a variety of masters. They have to meet training mandates and deliver key topics to a diverse group of firef ...
  13. 240 mins
    Fire officers on the fireground are like a quarterback having to read the field when a play is called that doesn't go as expected. Regardless of how many units your department responds to a fire, only ...
  14. 240 mins
    This highly dynamic and interactive class uses audience participation as a key component. Raw fire scene videos are used that start prior to fire department arrival or just as operations are beginning ...
  15. 240 mins
    Intubation, by paramedics, in the prehospital environment continues to be a hot topic of discussion. An area of especially intense debate is drug-assisted intubation (DAI). Patients requiring DAI ofte ...
8:00 AM
  1. 240 mins
    This course presents a thought-provoking connection between building construction and fire service operations and tactics. This unique training opportunity delivers practical and relevant information ...
  2. 240 mins
    The answer to successful officer training, both initial and ongoing, lies beyond just the National Fire Protection Association 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, certificatio ...
  3. 240 mins
    Saving civilian and firefighter lives on the fireground starts with the company drill. We prepare to save lives one drill at a time. Company officers always ask for new ideas and methods to keep their ...
  4. 240 mins
    Auto manufacturers have invested heavily in their hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) programs. Many of them have committed to being all electric or electric/hybrid in the next decade. Some estimates ind ...
  5. 240 mins
    The two significant documents covering fire investigation, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921, the Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations (2021 revision), and NFPA 1033, The Standard ...
  6. 240 mins
    It's 2023, and recruiting and retaining firefighters (volunteer and career) are a critical challenge. Once we recruit them, they then become your responsibility--or your problem. This program focuses ...
  7. 240 mins
    This highly motivational, highly interactive, fast-paced and challenging presentation is a traditional "workshop" for fire department and training personnel who design, develop, deliver, or oversee fi ...
  8. 240 mins
    This highly interactive workshop will introduce the four pillars: Physical Fitness, Rest & Recovery, Hydration, and Nutrition. Pillar 1 teaches attendees to focus on exercises and movements that are f ...
  9. 240 mins
    Given the risks of hazmat emergency response operations, the overwhelming majority of responder injuries and deaths at hazmat incidents occur prior to the arrival of Hazmat Response Teams. The ability ...
  10. 240 mins
    The target audience for this program is EMS providers of all types/levels/certifications as well as any other clinical personnel who may be exposed to patients with high-consequence communicable disea ...
  11. 240 mins
    The presentation discusses the most common mistakes and problems the instructor has seen on the fireground in his 29 years of experience. It explains the difference between a mistake and a problem. A ...
  12. 240 mins
    This program starts with an overview of the methodology used to conduct an aerial needs assessment. Topics include what exactly a quint is and how it fits in, what part the Insurance Services Office p ...
  13. 240 mins
    Identify the training needs of your department by performing a gap analysis and use the guidance of current best practices in the industry to formulate a one- to three-year training program that cover ...
  14. 240 mins
    The volunteer fire service is experiencing its biggest challenge to date with firefighter and EMS recruitment and retention. With today's era of competing demands for the volunteer/potential volunteer ...
  15. 240 mins
    Typically, firefighters enter the front door of a structure to access a fire to extinguish it. This approach, enabled by the personal protective equipment that firefighters wear and a charged hoseline ...
1:30 PM
  1. 240 mins
    This presentation is a wholistic approach to the standard positioning, uses, and deployment of aerial devices at most standard structural type fires. It covers not only manufacturers' recommendations ...
  2. 240 mins
    Are you truly willing to evaluate yourself as an instructor and develop new skills? You must challenge yourself as an instructor to break away from the status quo. Only in a state of discomfort can yo ...
  3. 240 mins
    This workshop provides details on building a successful saw training class/culture. It identifies key factors to build, train, and support a successful saw program in modern departments for down trees ...
  4. 240 mins
    This class focuses on managing complex and challenging personnel issues, improving interpersonal skills, and elevating your organization to become a winning team. Share in the journey of the instructo ...
  5. 240 mins
    Studies say 60% of firefighters have less than one hour of thermal imager training in a year. We must first know how a tool works before we can use it properly. Most thermal imager training has been i ...
  6. 240 mins
    Across the country, firefighters are faced with the unique challenges presented by resorts within their jurisdiction or mutual-aid districts. These resorts ranges from beachfront high-rises to mountai ...
  7. 240 mins
    To ensure that EMS managers are aware of the the laws, regulations, and compliance issues associated with a comprehensive infection control program. this session will demonstrate the cost effectivenes ...
  8. 240 mins
    This workshop emphasizes the importance of understanding building construction. It will teach the essential tools needed to recognize all types of building construction and how fire behavior affects e ...
  9. 240 mins
    The book Critical Decision Making, Point-to-Point Leadership in Fire and Emergency Services is the platform for this workshop. In the fire service, getting from point 'A' to point 'B' is a challenge o ...
  10. 240 mins
    Documentation is the cornerstone of an affirmative defense indicating your personnel did the right thing at a fire or EMS response. Why document? Your department and probably the state or local EMS/He ...
  11. 210 mins
    Women in Fire
  12. 240 mins
    The fire service is a dynamic industry that is constantly changing. If we were to look back over the past five, 10, or 15 years, we would be able to see some significant changes that have occurred and ...
  13. 240 mins
    Every day, first responders are vigilant and almost mechanical in their actions when responding and attending to emergency situations. Commonly overlooked are their mental processes of these events. F ...
  14. 240 mins
    Wildland fires are not "just" in the West and they are not "just" in the mountains. They are everywhere across the United States. They affect small rural departments, mid-size combination departments, ...