Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 295 Effective Fall 2015
- Course Number:
- FP 295
- Course Title:
- Major Emergency Tactics/Strategy
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionCovers response and size-up, fire-ground tactics and analysis, post-mortem, pre-fire survey and planning, combined operations, mutual aid, disaster planning and problems in unusual fire operations. Prerequisites: FP 170. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
This course may be used as an elective for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection. This course is required for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards and Accreditation Board subjects #62-01 and the appropriate performance objectives of N.F.P.A standards for Fire Officer. This course is transferable to a degree program in Fire Service Administration at Western Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
· Work with local and regional agencies which respond to major incidents and disasters.
· Use the components of an incident action plan to cope with large scale incidents and disasters.
· Activate a disaster plan and summon outside assistance.
· Apply emergency procedures to be followed by fire personnel during civil disturbances.
· Use alternative methods of communication in major incidents and disasters.
Course Activities and Design
The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration, simulations and discussion format. Lectures will take place in the classroom. Other instructional methods including guest speakers, research papers, demonstrations, simulations and presentations may be employed.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discuss 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, research papers, written and oral reports, simulations, scenarios, team and individual evaluations.