RN4807 - Courage to Be Safe
This module provides an introduction to all sixteen Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and assists the user in taking the first steps toward addressing these initiatives in their job and department. The module begins with a discussion of the immediate and root causes of firefighter Line Of Duty Deaths and the profound effects of these deaths on loved ones, colleagues, and the community. The module then advocates for cultural change as an important way to reduce LODD’s and injuries. To support this change, the module introduces all 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and helps the learner understand how s/he might implement these initiatives in their personal/professional lifestyle and at the departmental level.
PD4023 I-400, Advanced ICS for Command & General Staff (16 Hour Class)
This course builds upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses and explains the roles and responsibilities of local, county, state, and federal agencies involved in managing an expanding incident. Enhance your command and decision-making skills by participating in group activities that introduce the use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.
FEMA. (2011). ICS-400: Advanced ICS for command and general staff, complex incidents and MACS for operational first responders (H-467): Student manual. Washington, D.C.: National Fire Academy, U.S. Fire Administration.
ATPC9516 – Chief Officer (60 Hour Class) “This course is accepted at Columbia Southern University as Core Bachelor Credit”
This course will present the principles of management theory and its application to the fire service. The course will cover topics such as communications, professional development, community and intergovernmental relations, human resources, legal issues, strategic planning, public education, budget and financial issues, and emergency management.
IAFC. (2012). Chief officer: Principles and practice. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.Buy Now
ATPC3780 – Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection(45 Hour Class)
This course examines the tools and techniques of rational decision-making in fire and emergency services agencies, including data collection, statistics, probability, decision analysis, utility modeling, resource allocation, and cost-benefit analysis.
*TEXTBOOK NOT INCLUDED*
ATCP 2770 Ethical & Legal Issues for the Fire Service (45 Hour Class)
This course introduces the federal, state, and local laws that regulate emergency services, national standards influencing emergency services, standard of care, tort, liability, and a review of relevant court cases.
Varone, J. C. (2014). Legal considerations for fire and emergency services (3rd ed.). Fire Engineering.