Firefighter Rehabilitation and Heat Stress Management

Firefighter Rehabilitation and Heat Stress Management : 4.00-8.00 Hours

Course Description

Describes the relationship between heat stress and cardiovascular strain and how this is likely to impact firefighter injuries and fatalities. Instructors review recommendations for on-scene rehabilitation and discuss methods for implementing effective programs. Discussion on the leadership issues required to institute programs that will impact line of duty deaths continues throughout the course. Strategies are examined for forming partnerships and collaborations that enable fire departments to implement effective rehabilitation programs aimed at meeting the needs of firefighters while recognizing that most departments are working in an environment of limited resources. Examples of recommended rehab policies and best practices will be provided or referenced.


  Rehab Class Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Program


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

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Upcoming Classes

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lacon Mon, Jan 8 2024 -
Mon, Jan 8 2024

Applicable Credits

Hours 6