SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2023 10:51:11 AMFIRE 205 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 205Title:  AUTO EXTRICATION  
Full Title:  Auto Extrication
Last Reviewed:11/24/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled16.001 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total16.00 Contact Total16.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Intensive course in the stabilization, disentanglement, and extrication of vehicle accident victims; involves hands-on training in the use of a variety of hydraulic, air-driven and manual operated tools; emphasizes victim stabilization for safe removal from damaged vehicles. Satisfies the auto extrication requirement in the EMT-I CURRICULUM.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Stabilization, disentanglement, & extrication of vehicle accident victims; hands-on training.
(P/NP Only)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
 1.  Provide rescue workers with up-to-date methods and
     procedures to deal with injury accidents involving vehicles.
 2.  Gain knowledge of accident scene management.
 3.  Train students in utilization of rescue equipment.
 4.  Provide immobilization techniques - EMT I CURRICULUM.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Size-Up
        a. Key Questions
             1. Hazards to life?
             2. Hazards to property?
        b. Environment
             1. Time of day
             2. Weather
             3. Location
             4. Terrain
             5. People
        c. Safety
             1. Traffic
             2. Electrical wires
             3. Fuel
             4. Other obstacles
        d. Available Resources
             1. Manpower
             2. Rescue equipment
        e. Additional help or equipment
 2.  Stabilization
        a. Eliminate environmental hazards
             1. Perform eminent peral rescues
             2. Fire
             3. Wires down
             4. Hazardous materials
             5. Stabilize vehicle
             6. Prevent injury to others
 3.  Gain Access
        a. Quick Entry
        b. Evaluate victims-injuries
 4.  Disentanglement
 5.  Removal of Victims (Patients)
 6.  Provide Further Treatment
 7.  Transport
 8.  Termination (Overhaul)

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  The student will:
     1. Analyze and identify the (8) eight extrication procedures for
        safe and efficient removal of accident victims from vehicles.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 10%
Field work, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 70%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 20%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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 Additional reference - ESSENTIALS OF FIREFIGHTING by IFSTA.

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