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Nassau County Fire Service Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience
New York State Accident Victim Extrication
Nassau County Fire Service Academy, Old Bethpage, NY.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: improve rescuer awareness of safety concerns and apply approved techniques in a variety of extraction situations specific to vehicle extraction; identify types of vehicle construction and explain the limits of hydraulics; explain fuel systems and apply the proper procedures for safely shutting down a fuel system; apply preventative measures in reducing or eliminating firefighter injuries; stabilize utility and commercial vehicles, and school buses; explain the importance of proper size-up, resource management, and accountability; determine the proper method of incident management; identify hazards of wires and approach toward a vehicle fire; establish a perimeter and safe work zone on a highway; apply different methods of entanglement; and explain the roles of law enforcement, EMS and tow operators.
Topics include: vehicle rescue and terminology, vehicle technology, utility and commercial vehicles, vehicle rescue life cycle, basic vehicle rescue skills, and hydraulic extrication techniques.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Vehicle Extrication or Emergency Medical Service (8/10) (8/15 revalidation).