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Firefighter Course on DVD, 2nd Edition

  • Delmar
  • ISBN-10: 1435497775  |  ISBN-13: 9781435497771
  • Previous Editions: 2007
  • © 2011 | Published
  • List Price = $ 182.95
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About

Overview

Based on the comprehensive third edition of Firefighter's Handbook, the Firefighter Course on CD is designed to cover the didactic requirements of Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations education in a blended electronic format. Each course interweaves text, art, and animations to train firefighter candidates on the knowledge requirements for Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations certification. Whether used as an alternative to a classroom lecture setting or as a supplement to traditional learning environments, our Firefighter Course on CD can greatly increase the effectiveness of your program. Used in combination with hands-on skills training, the Course provides not only lecture-based education but interactive multimedia features to provide learner-focused education and training. This course is designed with your needs in mind: broken into modules that make sense for real learning, with options to use just the portions you need.

Features and Benefits

  • Based on Firefighter's Handbook, 3E curriculum with modularized content.
  • 250+ hours of course time are available to meet your hourly training requirements.
  • Truly interactive, exciting lessons include voice-over, art, and animation to keep learners engaged and attentive.
  • Job Performance Requirements (over 100 in all) include animation or video for visual reinforcement.
  • Self-grading post-tests evaluate knowledge of content presented in Firefighter's Handbook.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Overview of the History, Tradition, and Development of the American Fire Service.
Lesson 2: Fire Department Organization, Command, and Control.
Lesson 3: Communications and Alarms.
Lesson 4: Fire Behavior.
Lesson 5: Firefighter Safety.
Lesson 6: Personal Protective Clothing and Ensembles.
Lesson 7: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.
Lesson 8: Portable Fire Extinguishers.
Lesson 9: Water Supply.
Lesson 10: Fire Hose and Appliances.
Lesson 11: Nozzles, Fire Streams, and Foam.
Lesson 12: Protective systems.
Lesson 13: Building Construction.
Lesson 14: Ladders.
Lesson 15: Ropes and Knots.
Lesson 16: Rescue Procedures.
Lesson 17: Forcible Entry.
Lesson 18: Ventilation.
Lesson 19: Fire Suppression.
Lesson 20: Salvage, Overhaul, and Fire Cause Determination.
Lesson 21: Prevention, Public Education, and Pre-Incident Planning.
Lesson 22: Emergency Medical Services.
Lesson 23: Firefighter Survival.
Lesson 24: Hazardous Materials: Laws, Regulations, and Standards.
Lesson 25: Hazardous materials: Recognition and Identification.
Lesson 26: Hazardous materials: Information Resources.
Lesson 27: Hazardous materials: Personal Protective Equipment.
Lesson 28: Hazardous materials: Protective Actions.
Lesson 29: Product Control and Air Monitoring.
Lesson 30: Terrorism Awareness.
Lesson 31: Large Incident & Disaster Response.

What's New

  • Reflects revisions to content in the Firefighter's Handbook for the third edition.
  • Featuring new animations related to PPE and firefighter self-survival.
  • More photos and graphics to illustrate step-by-step procedures and other critical concepts.
  • Covers the latest version of NFPA Standard 1001.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response  (ISBN-10: 1418073202 | ISBN-13: 9781418073206)

Welcome to the world of firefighting! This comprehensive training manual provides you with need to know information critical for development of Firefighter I and II skills, as well as practical advice necessary for proficiency on the job. Meeting 100% of the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001, this new edition seeks to meet and exceed the requirements for firefighting training in order to lead candidates to success on the certification exam, as well as serve as a handy reference for refresher training. Thoroughly revised by a team of respected experts in the fire service, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting & Emergency Response, Third Edition, touches on new practices, technology and initiatives that are a consideration for all firefighters. Current topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more! With a reader-friendly approach, this book is a valuable resource for all fire departments, academies and colleges conducting initial and refresher firefighter training.

List Price = $194.95  | CengageBrain Price = $194.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.25

Firefighter Online Course  (ISBN-10: 1435482042 | ISBN-13: 9781435482043)

A comprehensive, blended electronic solution for Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations education. Based on the comprehensive third edition of Firefighter's Handbook, the course is designed to cover the didactic requirements of these topics. The course interweaves text, art, and animations to train firefighter candidates on the knowledge requirements for Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations certification. Whether used as an alternative to a classroom lecture setting or as a supplement to traditional learning environments, our Firefighter Online Course can greatly increase the effectiveness of a training program. Used in combination with hands-on skills training, the Course provides not only lecture-based education but interactive multimedia features to provide learner-focused education and training. This highly customizable course is designed with your needs in mind: broken into modules that make sense for real learning, with options to use just the portions you need and even to personalize the course with your state or region's logo, content, and more! The Online Course includes a full learning management system (LMS) with instructor and administrator reporting functions, and student tracking functions, and can be hosted on our server.

List Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.50

Student Supplements

Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting and Emergency Response  (ISBN-10: 1418073202 | ISBN-13: 9781418073206)

Welcome to the world of firefighting! This comprehensive training manual provides you with need to know information critical for development of Firefighter I and II skills, as well as practical advice necessary for proficiency on the job. Meeting 100% of the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001, this new edition seeks to meet and exceed the requirements for firefighting training in order to lead candidates to success on the certification exam, as well as serve as a handy reference for refresher training. Thoroughly revised by a team of respected experts in the fire service, Firefighter's Handbook: Firefighting & Emergency Response, Third Edition, touches on new practices, technology and initiatives that are a consideration for all firefighters. Current topics include a new chapter on large incident and disaster response, as well as new information on fire life safety initiatives, managing air supply and performing emergency checks, predicting building collapse, GPS technology, thermal imaging use in search and rescue, new considerations for terrorism response, and much more! With a reader-friendly approach, this book is a valuable resource for all fire departments, academies and colleges conducting initial and refresher firefighter training.

List Price = $194.95  | CengageBrain Price = $194.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.25

Firefighter Online Course  (ISBN-10: 1435482042 | ISBN-13: 9781435482043)

A comprehensive, blended electronic solution for Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations education. Based on the comprehensive third edition of Firefighter's Handbook, the course is designed to cover the didactic requirements of these topics. The course interweaves text, art, and animations to train firefighter candidates on the knowledge requirements for Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations certification. Whether used as an alternative to a classroom lecture setting or as a supplement to traditional learning environments, our Firefighter Online Course can greatly increase the effectiveness of a training program. Used in combination with hands-on skills training, the Course provides not only lecture-based education but interactive multimedia features to provide learner-focused education and training. This highly customizable course is designed with your needs in mind: broken into modules that make sense for real learning, with options to use just the portions you need and even to personalize the course with your state or region's logo, content, and more! The Online Course includes a full learning management system (LMS) with instructor and administrator reporting functions, and student tracking functions, and can be hosted on our server.

List Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Delmar

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