ASP123 – 36.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course introduces the proper methods of safely extricating patients from automobiles that have been involved in various types of accidents. This course is a combination of classroom sessions and field exercises. 

Successful completion of this course will make you eligible for certification to Vehicle Rescue Technician I through the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA). You must participate in all operations to receive certification credit for this course.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 5 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual under the heading of “Vehicle extrication and machinery courses.”

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • New Vehicle Construction
  • Supplemental Restraint Systems
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles
  • Accident scene Evaluation
  • Vehicle Stabilization
  • Air Bag Operations
  • Patient Care
  • Hand Tool Operations
  • Scenarios and Testing
  • Incident Command

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

I am on the ERT and this course pulls it all together. EOC, COOP Plan, Supporting after incident occurs.

— Managing Critical Incidents at Institutes of Higher Education
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