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Training Resources

Monthly Department Fire Training

Officers: If you are scheduled for a weekly drill and cannot be present, please make arrangements as far in advance as possible. Contact A/C Murphy for additional questions or assistance.
 

Week of 1 July

Protocol: 12 Cardiac Arrest
Crew Drill: Ladder Truck Positioning and Placement
Task: Position and Operate the Aerial Ladder Truck for Rescue Operations
Resources: Given an aerial ladder truck, a training tower, four firefighters.
Standard: Working as a crew, the aerial truck will be properly positioned, set up and operated in the rescue mode. The aerial ladder will be elevated, rotated and extended to a designated window with the ladder tip placed in position for victim rescue.
Knot: Bowline

Week of 8 July

Protocol: 22 Altered Mental Status
Crew Drill: Elevated Master Stream Operations
Task: Position and Operate the Aerial Ladder Truck for Elevated Master Stream Operations.
Conditions: Given an aerial ladder truck, a pre-piped waterway with remote controlled master stream, an open area (field/parking lot), four firefighters, and a pressurized water source.
Standard: Working as a crew, the aerial truck will be properly positioned, set up, and operated in the elevated master stream mode. The aerial ladder will be connected to a pressurized water source and fed through the pump. The aerial ladder will pump through the waterway to the elevated master stream. The engine pressure will be correctly configured to support 1,000 GPM flow at the tip. The aerial ladder will be elevated, rotated and extended with its elevated master stream deployed. Firefighters will not climb the ladder and operate the master stream from the tip. The master stream will be operated from the pedestal. Once complete, the waterway will be drained, the ladder bedded and the truck configured for over road movement.
Knot: Clove Hitch

Week of 15 July

Protocol: 27 Hypotension/Shock
Crew Drill: Ground Ladder Placement
Task: Deploy ground ladders for fireground operations.
Conditions: Given a 24- or 35-foot extension ladder, a training tower, four firefighters, and a hose dummy.
Standard: Ladders will be properly carried using high or low carries and using two to four firefighters. Ladders will be placed using flat or beam raises. Ladders will be correctly and safely positioned for climbing with the correct climbing angle and properly footed. Firefighters will throw ladders individually and as a team.
Knot: Square Knot

Week of 22 July

Protocol: 72 Hyperthermia
Crew Drill: Movement of Victims Over Ladder
Task: Move a simulated victim from an upper floor to the ground via ladder.
Conditions: Given a 24- or 35-foot ladder, a training tower, four fighters, and a hose dummy.
Standard: Ladder will be deployed and positioned for rescue. Firefighters will climb the ladder and rescue the victim from an upper floor. Climbing angles and ladder placement will be correct in accordance with the assigned task.

Thursday, 26 July: Benchmark 7. Bunce/Buie/Hughes
Task: Execute Benchmark drill 7 to standard
Conditions: Per Benchmark 7
Standard: Per Benchmark 7
References: SPFD Benchmark 7 (modified), NFPA 1410
Note: Drill can be conducted with two dump tanks and one pumping engine if resources are unavailable.
Knot: Z-Drag

Week of 29 July

Protocol: 80 Selective Spinal Immobilization
Crew Drill: Rescue Jack Operations
Task: Deploy and use Rescue Jacks for vehicle extrication
Conditions: Given 4 Rescue Jacks and accessories, a vehicle, and four firefighters.
Standard: Firefighters will assemble the jack system and will safely conduct basic Rescue Jack operations (stabilization and short distance lifting) on a vehicle. Follow the guidelines provided during the REDS Team training.
Note: If vehicles are still at Station 19, this training can be conducted at this location.
Knot: Figure Eight on a Bight

Week of 5 August

Protocol: 38 Head Trauma and 58 Head Trauma Pediatric
Crew Drill: Benchmark Make Up – IAW duty crew needs.
Task: Conduct benchmark drill make up in accordance with your crew needs.
Conditions: IAW the individual benchmark drills.
Standards: IAW the individual benchmark drills
Knot: Self-Equalizing Anchor

Week of 12 August

Protocol: 30 Suspected Stroke
Crew Drill: Engine Positioning For Hydrant Operations – Use 1332 and set up with side and front suctions.
SPFD-B-009 Competency: Demonstrate the correct procedures and apparatus placement for connecting to a hydrant using the main side intakes so that the engineer becomes proficient in this technique.
Conditions: Given prerequisite training, an engine, four firefighters, a 25-foot piece of soft suction hose, a hydrant bag and a hydrant.
Standard: The engineer will position and connect the engine’s steamer connection to the hydrant with no kinks or obstructions. The fore, aft, or distance methods may be used.
Practical Exercises: Distance Method 1, Distance Method 2, Aft Method, and Fore Method
SPFD-B-010 Competency: Demonstrate the correct procedures and apparatus placement for connecting to a hydrant using the front suction so that the engineer becomes proficient in this technique.
Conditions: Given prerequisite training, an engine, four firefighters, a 25-foot piece of soft suction hose, a hydrant bag, appropriate adapters, and a hydrant.
Standard: The engineer will connect to the hydrant via the front suction with no kinks or obstacles, and receive water.
Practical Exercise: Using the distance or assisted method, the engineer will connect into the hydrant using the front suction. No kinks or obstructions. Engineer can use a firefighter to connect and guide the front suction to the hydrant.
Knot: Prussik

Week of 19 August

Protocol: 28 Overdose/Toxic Ingestion
Crew Drill: Drafting Operations
SPFD-B-012 Competency: Demonstrate drafting operations from an impounded water source so that the engineer becomes proficient and masters drafting operations.
Conditions: Given an engine, two 10-foot lengths of hard suction hose, a dump tank, a low level strainer with jet siphon, 50- or 100-foot length of 1.75 inch hose, adequate water in the dump tank, and an inflatable beach ball.
Standard: The engineer will effect draft from the impounded source without whirlpool or loss of prime.
There are two evolutions.
Evolution 1
1. Position the dump tank
2. Position the engine near the dump tank
3. Connect the low level strainer to one piece of suction hose. Ensure the 1.75 inch cap on the low level strainer is secure and tight
4. Connect the suction hose to the engine steamer connection/butterfly valve
5. Tighten all connections
6. If using a two-stage pump, place the pump transfer valve in volume
7. Increase RPMs.
8. Open the butterfly valve and prime
9. Engineer should achieve prime within 45 seconds with a 1500 GPM pumper and within 30 seconds with a 1250 GPM pumper. Observe both master compound gauges. The master intake should show negative pressure. When prime is established, the master discharge should show a pressure reading.
10. Establish a dump line (discharge that will continually flow to ensure prime is maintained). Route this line back into the dump tank.
11. Inflate the beach ball and place in the dump tank
12. Flow water through a handline or deck gun.
Evolution 2
1. Position the dump tank.
2. Position the engine near the dump tank.
3. Connect the low level strainer to one piece of suction hose.
4. Connect the jet siphon to the low level strainer and to a pump discharge.
5. Connect the suction hose to the engine steamer connection/butterfly valve.
6. Tighten all connections.
7. If using a two stage pump, place the pump transfer valve in volume.
8. Increase RPMs.
9. Charge the 1.75 inch line to the jet siphon off tank water.
10. Open the butterfly valve and prime
11. Engineer should achieve prime within 45 second with a 1500 GPM pumper and within 30 seconds with a 1250 GPM pumper. Observe both master compound gauges. The master intake should show negative pressure. When prime is established, the master discharge should show a pressure reading.
12. Establish a dump line (discharge that will continually flow to ensure prime is maintained). Route this line back into the dump tank.
13. Inflate the beach ball and place in the dump tank
14. Flow water through a handline or deck gun.
These evolutions can be executed with benchmark drills utilizing dump tank operations.
Knot: 3:1 Advantage Using Pulleys

Week of 26 August

Protocol: Use of the AED (pad placement, operations, procedures)
Crew Drill: Familiarization with Benchmark 8 (Crawl and walk in preparation for 30 August drill)
30 August: Benchmark 8. Kline/Regenhardt/A-Shift Lieutenant
Task: Conduct benchmark drill make up in accordance with your crew needs.
Conditions: IAW the individual benchmark drills.
Standards: IAW the individual benchmark drills
Knot: Stokes Lashing (securing victim and raising)

Week of 2 September

Protocol: 21 Allergic Reaction and 31 Suspected Stroke
Crew Drill: Webcast of choice
Knot: Tripod Lashing

Week of 9 September

Protocol: 34 Childbirth and 35 Newly Born
Crew Drill: Reverse Lay
SPFD-B-008 Competency: Demonstrate the correct procedures for executing a reverse lay so that water can be procured and provided from a pressurized source.
Conditions: Given two engines, eight firefighters (four on each engine), and a hydrant.
Standard: The engineer will drive and position the engine that will lay the supply line next to the attack engine, “wrap” the correct tire and then lay to the hydrant. The supply hose will be connected to the hydrant and water will be sent to the attack engine upon command.
Practical Exercise: The engineer will position away from the hydrant. The crew will pull and anchor two folds of hose or wrap the apparatus tire and signal to proceed. The engineer will proceed to the hydrant laying hose from the hose bed. At least 300 feet should be deployed. Crew will uncouple the hose and connect the hose into the engine. The engine will connect into the hydrant and take on water. On command, the line will be charged and water will be delivered to the fire scene. The engineer will start water flow from the tank. Once water is into the pump, the engineer will transition from tank to hydrant water. This exercise can be executed in conjunction with benchmark drills utilizing reverse lays.
Knot: Bipod Lashing

Week of 16 September

Protocol: 37 Thermal Burn (Adult) and 60 Thermal Burn (Pediatric)
Crew Drill: Winch Operations with R-13
Task: Conduct winch operations using the front and portable winches
Conditions: Given R-13, the portable winch, the front-mounted winch, and all the external winch controls.
Standard: To understand winch operations at the macro level.
Firefighters will familiarize and operate with the both winches (front and rear) and achieve proficiency using the controls for both tools.
Knot: Water Knot

Week of 23 September

Protocol: 61 START/Jump Start Triage
Crew Drill: Hydrant Operations
Task: Operate a hydrant in support of fire engine operations
Conditions: Given a pumping engine, 5-inch LDH pony length, 5-inch LDH, 3-inch fill line, hydrant wrench, spanners, and hydrant bag.
Standard: Firefighters will connect the fire engine to the hydrant using LDH and fill line.
Forward Lay Evolution
SPFD-B-007 Competency: Demonstrate the correct procedures for executing a forward lay so that water can be provided from a pressurized source.
Conditions: Given an engine with four fighters, a functional hydrant, and large diameter hose.
Standard: The engineer will correctly position the engine at the hydrant to allow firefighters to “wrap” the hydrant, and will lay three hundred feet of LDH from the hydrant to the fire scene. Hose will be disconnected from the hose bed, connected to the steamer connection and water will be sent from the hydrant. Speed while executing the forward lay shall not exceed 15 MPH.
Practical Exercise: The engineer will position with the tailboard at the hydrant. The crew will wrap the hydrant and signal to proceed. The engineer will move forward laying hose from the hose bed. At least 300 feet should be deployed. Crew will uncouple the hose and connect the hose into the engine. The hydrant will be charged and the engineer will take water into the pump. Once water is into the pump, the engineer will transition from tank to hydrant water. This exercise can be done in conjunction with benchmark drills utilizing forward lays.

Thursday, 27 September: Extrication Using R-13. Brown/Pomales/Hughes
Task: Extricate victims (simulated) from a motor vehicle
Conditions: Given R-13, power hydraulic tools, rescue jacks, air bags, air chisels, cribbing, pry tools, and lighting devices.
Standard: Firefighters will safely extricate victims from vehicles using extrication tools carried on R-13.
Knot: Telfer System (Talk through only)

Week of 30 September

Protocol: 76 Blast Injury /Incident
Crew Drill: Review the ERG
Task: Review the latest version of the ERG
Conditions: Given ERGs, classroom, scenarios and hazardous materials (notional).
Standard: Firefighters will identify hazardous materials, life safety procedures, and restrictions using the ERG.
Knot: Bowline on the Bight and Double Bowline

Week of 7 October

Protocol: 79 Extremity Trauma and 78 Crush Syndrome Trauma
Crew Drill: Using the Stokes Basket with 1351 (patient movement in the basket over the aerial ladder)
Task: Evacuate a victim from an upper floor over aerial ladder using a Stokes basket.
Conditions: Given an aerial ladder, Stokes basket, rope, pike poles, tower, and dummy.
Standard: Firefighters will secure the victim in the Stokes basket and safely move the victim from an upper floor over the aerial ladder to the ground.
Knot: Review Stokes Basket Lashing

Week of 14 October

Protocol: 75 WMD/Nerve Agent Exposure
Crew Drill: Webcast of choice. Trail support per 1904.
Knot: Munter Hitch

Week of 21 October

Protocol: 81 Radiation Incident
Crew Drill: Bailout (Use second floor window of tower; firefighters will wear PPE and SCBA). Trail support per 1904.
Task: Conduct bailout from the second floor of the tower
Conditions: Rope, ladder belt, ceiling anchors, PPE with SCBA, hHlligan tool, floor anchor point, side wall anchor point, and two instructors.
Standard: Using a floor or side wall anchor point, firefighters will secure the rope to the anchor point and bail out the window to ground. Instructors will control a secondary safety line securing the firefighter.
Performance Objective: The Firefighter Candidate, when exposed to an emergency requiring immediate evacuation, shall demonstrate a rope slide.
Performance Evaluation: The evaluator shall direct the Firefighter Candidate through an exercise requiring an immediate emergency evacuation of the structure.
Recommended Equipment List: Proper PPE and SCBA, radios, tools and equipment customary to the organization’s response guidelines. Prop simulation for a rope slide and belay equipment.
NOTE: This practical skill was not designed for live-fire scenarios.

Thursday, 25 October: HAZMAT. Clary/J. Gorman/A-Shift Lieutenant
Task: Conduct HAZMAT Refresher
Conditions: Given a classroom, overhead projector, PowerPoint program, and projection screen.
Standard: Firefighters will re-familiarize HAZMAT placards and identification of carrier vehicles (road and rail)
Knot: Overhand Safety

Week of 28 October

Protocol: 55 Respiratory Distress (Pediatric) and
Crew Drill: Trail support per 1904
Knot: Directional Figure Eight

Week of 4 November

Protocol: 70 Carbon Monoxide/Cyanide
Crew Drill: Air Bags
Task: Conduct familiarization training on R-13’s airbags.
Conditions: Given R-13, airbags, cribbing, plywood panels, and adequate light (to include lighting devices).
Standard: Firefighters will conduct lifting and cribbing operations with available props and vehicles in and around Station 13.
Knot: Butterfly

Week of 11 November

Protocol: 73 Hypotension and Frostbite
Crew Drill: Speedlay Deployment and Re-rack
Task: Deploy and rack the speedlay hose load
Conditions: Given a 1.75 inch speedlay, a fire engine, adequate lighting and an open area.
Standard: As a firefighting crew, firefighters will safely conduct multiple evolutions deploying and racking the speedlay off one of the fire engines. Hose will be racked in a fashion that does not restrict or prevent the hoseload from deploying.
Knot: Prussik as a field expedient hose strap

Week of 18 November

Protocol: 14 CHF and Pulmonary Edema
Crew Drill: Victim Movement Up and Down Stairs
Task: Move a victim up/down a flight of stairs.
Conditions: PPE, SCBA, tools and a tower.
Standard: As a team, firefighters shall safely move a victim up and down a flight of stairs simulating movement of a downed person in a fire.
Knot: Bowline around an object

Week of 25 November

Protocol: 29 Seizures
Crew Drill: Converting the SCBA Harness to a Rescue Harness
29 November: EVD Rodeo. Brown/Swartz/Hughes
Knot: Bowline

Week of 2 December

Protocol: 20 Abdominal Pain
Crew Drill: HAZMAT. Review the ERG.
Task: Review the latest version of the ERG
Conditions: Given ERGs, classroom, scenarios and hazardous materials (notional).
Standard: Firefighters will identify hazardous materials, life safety procedures and restrictions using the ERG
Knot: Anchors for Ladder Truck Operations

Week of 9 December

Protocol: CPR Review
Crew Drill: Cold Weather Operations
Knot: Square Knot

Week of 16 December

Protocol: 31 Syncope
Crew Drill: Air Tools
Task: Review of R-13’s air tools
Conditions: Given R-13, air chisels, air bags, Pak Hammer, and air cart.
Standard: Firefighters will review and re-familiarize themselves with the air tools used for rescue on R-13.
Knot: Tripod Operations with Ledgers (using the metal tripod)

Week of 23 December

Protocol: None.
Crew Drill: Webcast of your choice.
27 December: Meeting without drill
Knot: None

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EXTERNAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

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EMS Training

2018 EMS Continuing Education Calendar

Dates for 2018 EMS continuing education are posted below. Members, please ensure your IAR information is current to ensure you receive the scheduled reminders. Please note that class starts at 1830 and plan to arrive in a timely manner. EMS continuing education classes will be held at Station 19, located at 2190 Lake Upchurch Road, Parkton, NC 28371.

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Hazardous Material Training

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Technical Rescuer Training

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NIMS Classes

WHO: FEMA
WHEN: At your convenience
WHERE: Online – FEMA’s Independent Study initiative
WHAT: All federal, state, local, tribal, private sector and non-governmental personnel with a direct role in emergency management and response must be NIMS- and ICS-trained. This includes all emergency services-related disciplines such as EMS, hospitals, public health, fire service, law enforcement, public works/utilities, skilled support personnel, and other emergency management response, support and volunteer personnel.

Entry Level: IS-700.a and IS-100.a
First Line: Single Resource, Field Supervisors: IS-700.a, IS-100.a and IS-200.a
Middle Management: Strike Team Leaders, Division Supervisors: IS-700.a, IS-100.a, IS-200.a and IS-300
Command and General Staff, Area Emergency and EOC Managers: IS-700.a, IS-100.a, IS-200.a, IS-300 and IS-400

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