SRJC Course Outlines

11/29/2021 7:10:05 PMFIRE 212 Course Outline as of Spring 2019

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FIRE 212Title:  RESCUE SYSTEMS 1  
Full Title:  Rescue Systems 1
Last Reviewed:11/14/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.751 min.Lab Scheduled30.63
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.25 Contact Total39.38
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 56.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  21 - Legally Mandated Repetition
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Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to provide an overview of the California Urban Search and Rescue System (US&R) with an emphasis on the principles and techniques used to rescue persons trapped in a structural collapse incidents using the Incident Command System (ICS).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Fire 208.1 or equivalent.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to provide an overview of the California Urban Search and Rescue System (US&R) with an emphasis on the principles and techniques used to rescue persons trapped in a structural collapse incidents using the Incident Command System (ICS).
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Fire 208.1 or equivalent.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:21 - Legally Mandated Repetition

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
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CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe how a US&R team functions within the California US&R system.
2.  Identify the safety and medical considerations associated with US&R activities.
3.  Describe the planning and preparation necessary to conduct US&R operations.
4.  Demonstrate the ability to deploy the appropriate anchors, knots and packaging techniques when conducting rope rescue operations.
5.  Demonstrate the ability to safely stabilize, raise, move and lower multiple heavy objects.
6.  Describe the procedures used to safely perform breaking and breaching of wall assemblies.
7.  Describe the components and operational functions of ladder rescue systems.
8.  Describe the skills and techniques used to safely shore and operate around compromised structures.

Topics and Scope
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1.  The California US&R System
2.  Rescue Operations
3.  US&R Safety and Medical Care for Victims
4.  US&R Planning and Preparation
5.  Rope Systems
    a.  Rescue knots and hitches
    b.  Anchor systems
    c.  Rescuer and ambulatory victim packaging
    d.  System attachments and fall restraint
    e.  Belay and safety line systems
     f.  Rappelling and descending
    g.  Lower and raise man line systems and vertical lower raise systems
6.  Lifting and Moving Heavy Objects
7.  Breaking and Breaching
8.  Ladder Rescue Systems
9.  Emergency Building Shores
    a.  Types of structure shoring systems
    b.  Basic tools and equipment
    c.  Class I timber shore
    d.  Class II vertical shore
    e.  Horizontal shores
    f.  Pre-constructed window and door shores
    g.  Sloped surface shore with cribbing
    h.  Split sole raker shore system
    i.  Cutting stations
10. Rope Rescue Scene Management

Assignments:
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1.  Scene management exercise
2.  Reading 10-20 pages between sessions
3.  8-10 manipulative based scenarios
4.  Completion of skills worksheets (8-10)
5.  3-5 quizzes

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%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because 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
5 - 10%
Command and decision-based scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Performance based manipulative scenarios
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Rescue Systems 1, CFSTES Manual by California Fire Service Training and Education System, 2009

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