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Course Details

Course Code: FSMT281 Course ID: 4844 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives. The course focuses on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Course Objectives: Please see the Syllabus Outline for the weeks that correspond with these course objectives:

CO-01: Discuss how fundamental change in fire service culture, attitudes, and behaviors affect firefighter safety and survival.

CO-02: Discuss how research and learning from firefighter fatality, injury, and near-miss reports can enhance firefighter safety and survival.

CO-03: Discuss how to obtain and apply technology for use in firefighter apparatus and equipment.

CO-04: Discuss how implementing national protocols can reduce firefighter exposure to violent incidents.

CO-05: Discuss how public education, codes and residential sprinkler systems can reduce civilian and firefighter exposure to unsafe incidents.

CO-06: Discuss how counseling and psychological support reinforces new cultural norms in the fire service.

CO-07: Explain the initiatives needed to reduce and/or eliminate firefighter injuries due to unsafe acts.

CO-08: Determine the need for a policy, based on a risk assessment, which minimizes potential deaths in the fire service.

Course Objectives: Please see the Syllabus Outline for the weeks that correspond with these course objectives:

CO-01: Discuss how fundamental change in fire service culture, attitudes, and behaviors affect firefighter safety and survival.

CO-02: Discuss how research and learning from firefighter fatality, injury, and near-miss reports can enhance firefighter safety and survival.

CO-03: Discuss how to obtain and apply technology for use in firefighter apparatus and equipment.

CO-04: Discuss how implementing national protocols can reduce firefighter exposure to violent incidents.

CO-05: Discuss how public education, codes and residential sprinkler systems can reduce civilian and firefighter exposure to unsafe incidents.

CO-06: Discuss how counseling and psychological support reinforces new cultural norms in the fire service.

CO-07: Explain the initiatives needed to reduce and/or eliminate firefighter injuries due to unsafe acts.

CO-08: Determine the need for a policy, based on a risk assessment, which minimizes potential deaths in the fire service.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.