Fire and EMS – Similarities & Cross Training to Improve Real World Functionality
Date & Time
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
In an ever-changing emergency environment, fire and EMS personnel continually respond to the same incidents but lack the joint training to understand each other’s roles in the incidents. This lecture focuses on the way to implement cross-training into your training calendar. It will also address the ability to work on incidents including extrication, hazmat, routine medical and fire calls, and complex scenarios. The focus is detailing the importance of quality communication and respect across agency lines. The ability to address the safety of an incident from both an EMS and fire perspective and how to set up training to address both.