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COURSE NUMBER: FIRE180
COURSE TITLE:Technical Rescue Awareness
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:1
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will meet the needs of those individuals desiring to increase their knowledge in the are of technical rescue.  Structured to provide information about technical terms, equipment, and various types of technical rescue (rope rescue, water rescue, confined space rescue, etc.) used in the fire service.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
After completion of this course the student will be familiar with terms used in technical rescue and have a general knowledge of what it is and its use in the fire service.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
Terms and definitions
General knowledge of technical rescue and its hazards
Structural collapse
Rope rescue
Confined space
Vehicle and Machinery Extrication
Water rescue
Wilderness search and rescue
Trench excavation

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:


EVALUATION:
Scheduled quizzes over assigned materials will be given as well as a comprehensive final exam.  The final exam will count as one-third of final grade.  Students will be graded on class participation as well.

Final Exam 30%
Midterm Exam 25%
Quizzes 25%
Participation 20%

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 113. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2010

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