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Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 131

Course Number:
FP 131
Course Title:
Introduction to High Angle Rescue
Credit Hours:
0.5
Lecture Hours:
50
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
90
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Studies practical procedures, techniques, and safety procedures utilized by rescue personnel during rope rescue. Covers organization of a rope rescue team, equipment, requirements, scene evaluation, and rescuer safety will be covered. Practices basic rappel, relay and victim retrieval techniques.

Addendum to Course Description

This course fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards and Accreditation Board subjects for #15-11. This course is transferable to degree program in Fire Service Administration at Western Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Identify types of ropes used in the fire service for rescue and demon-
    strate techniques for inspecting, cleaning, and  maintaining rescue
    ropes.
  • Demonstrate  securing and hoisting rescue equipment through simulated
    rescue exercises.



Course Activities and Design

The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration, and practical application format.  Other instructional
methods including demonstrations, simulations may be employed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discus the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria
for assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided.  Assessment methods may include one or more of the following:
examinations, quizzes, homework assignments, simulations, and demonstrations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Identify types of ropes used in the fire service for rescue and demon-
    strate techniques for inspecting, cleaning, and  maintaining rescue
    ropes.
  • Demonstrate  securing and hoisting rescue equipment through simulated
    rescue exercises.