SRJC Course Outlines

7/13/2024 12:12:31 PMFIRE 207 Course Outline as of Spring 2008

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 207Title:  ADV VEH ENTRAP RES  
Full Title:  Advanced Vehicle Entrapment Rescue
Last Reviewed:9/28/1998

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled02 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total0 Contact Total0
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 0.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FIRE299.66

Catalog Description:
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Intensive course in the assessment, stabilization, disentanglement, and safety precautions needed while performing extrication at motor vehicle accidents (auto, buses, and trucks).  Involves hands-on training in the use of a variety of hydraulic, air-driven and manually-operated tools.  


Recommended Preparation:
Fire 208.1 or equivalent.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intensive course in the assessment, stabilization, disentanglement, and safety precautions needed while performing extrication at vehicle injury accidents, (auto, buses, and trucks).  
(P/NP Only)

Recommended:Fire 208.1 or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions


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: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will:
 1.  Demonstrate "hands-on" use of many types of extrication tools
     (hydraulic, air-driven, electric, and manual).
 2.  List steps for patient safety
 3.  List major considerations for scene safety
 4.  Identify the types of accidents that present special considerations.
 5.  Demonstrate how to safely stabilize and remove the vehicle from
     around the victim without causing further injury to them.
 6.  Identify need for service contracts.
 7.  Identify and demonstrate the use of management/command system.
 8.  Demonstrate patient removal techniques from various vehicle types.  

Topics and Scope
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  I.  Orientation
     A.  Tools and equipment
         1.  Hydraulic
         2.  Air-driven
         3.  Electric
         4.  Manual
     B.  Policies and procedures (federal & state)
         1.  Patient safety
         2.  Scene safety for emergency responses
II.  Anatomy of automobiles, buses, trucks, and tractors
     A.  Exterior components
     B.  Interior components
     C.  Passive restraint systems
III.  Proper maintenance of tools
     A.  Service areas
     B.  Special requirements
IV.  Assessment of the accident scene
     A.  Incident command system
     B.  Tool staging area
     C.  Manpower needs
     D.  Equipment needs
 V.  Stabilization
     A.  Environmental hazards
     B.  Traffic hazards
     C.  Different vehicle types
 VI. Gaining access to trapped victims
     A.  Glass removal
     B.  Spreading metal and aloys
     C.  Cutting metal and aloys
 VII.Tools and their proper use
     A.  Hand tools
     B.  Manual powered extrication tools
     C.  Hydraulic extrication tools
     D.  Air lifting bags
VIII.Multi-casualty Incidents
     A.  Interpret the effects  

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  Student will demonstrate proper use and techniques during class
 skill demonstrations.  

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%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 70%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 60%
Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
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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Advanced Vehicle Entrapment Rescue, by Len Watson   Publ. by Greenwave,
17 Head Street   Halsted, Essex, England  CO9 2AT.  

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