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This site is intended to provide information on events, activities, training and safety to the Fire and EMS community in Clinton County. Please forward any site content ideas or information including any department events you would like to place on the calendar to Shanna Davis at the Office of Emergency Services firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|ICS 100 & NIMS 700||Clinton County OES||January 24, 2018||6p-10p||Classroom sessions offer instructor led learning of material offered in on-line course. At the end of the training session students will be able to use their own devices in the classroom or at home later to log in and take the FEMA test for the class to recieve a completion certificate.||518-565-4791|
|Patients with Special Needs Conference||Keeseville Fire Station||January 27, 2018||8a-4p||Topics include:|
Stop the Bleed
|CME's awarded and lunch provided.||518-802-0877|
|Firefighter Survival||Clinton County OES||2/5, 2/7, 2/12, 2/19||6p-9p||Based on Chief John Salka’s “Get Out Alive” program, this program is designed for self-rescue and rescue of trapped firefighters. Course content will enable firefighters to recognize the types of events encountered on the fire ground that contribute to firefighter disorientation and/or entrapment, to have knowledge of what is necessary to ensure their safety and that of their partners or crew members, and perform self-rescue techniques when disoriented, separated, or when needing to exit a structure in an emergency. This course requires students to perform a number of practical evolutions with selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA). This course includes the National Fire Academy Calling the Mayday.||Prerequisites: Firefighter I, SCBA medical clearance, and signed Training Authorization Letter. The nationally recognized Firefighter Level I certification may be substituted for the course prerequisites.||518-565-4791|
|Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations||Clinton County OES||2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15||7p-10p||STICO is designed to meet the needs of Company Officers responsible for managing the operations of one or more companies during structural firefighting operations. STICO is designed to develop the management skills needed by company officers to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires.||Designed for: Senior firefighter who may at times assume the responsibilities of the company officer||518-565-4791|
|Interior Firefighting Operations (2nd Half of on-going FF1)||Clinton Couty OES||Start 3/5 (Monday and Wednesday thereafter ending 4/25)||6p-9p||This course prepares new BEFO graduates to operate as Interior Structural firefighters or in IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus donning, doffing and use, SCBA air management and SCBA emergencies, basic firefighter survival techniques, modern fire control methods, building fire search and victim removal techniques, firefighter survival skills, tactical ventilation techniques and basic power saw operation, forcible entry techniques, hose line advancement, vehicle and wildland firefighting theory, vehicle firefighting techniques, coordinated structure fire interior attack and transitional fire attack, and coordinated initial company operations.||Designed for: BEFO course graduates ready to perform interior structural and IDLH firefighting operations. Prerequisites: Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO) 2016 Edition Course Completion Training Authorization Letter affirming medical clearance and mask fit test is required to participate.||518-565-4791|
|Tactical Fireground Simulation||TBD||3/22 and 3/24|| 3/22 7p-10p|
|This course provides students the ability to practice initial command functions on a fire emergency scene utilizing real time computer based scenarios. It is not intended to teach command functions, but rather reinforce previously learned theories while giving students the opportunity to practice in the command role. Through a series of computer simulations, students will serve as both company officer and initial incident commander.||Designed for: Students with experience in initial command functions as this course reinforces theories associated with those functions. Pre-requisites: Firefighter 1 or equivalent, along with ICS 100, 200. Experience as a line officer recommended.||518-565-4791|
|Apparatus Operator - Emergency Vehicle Operation||Champlain FD||4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10||7p-10p||Provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the seriousness of emergency vehicle operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 2, this course stimulates the thought processes to make students aware of the potential for tragedy and financial loss and of the legal and moral responsibilities encountered when operating an emergency vehicle||Prerequisites: A valid driver’s license||518-565-4791|
|Accident Victim Extrication Training (AVET)||TBD||4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8||6p-10p||Provides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization. It includes rescue theory, rescue life cycle, new technology in automotive design and rescue tools and their uses.||Prerequisites: Firefighter I; Basic Firefighter; or Firefighting Essentials, or BEFO (formerly known as Scene Support Operations), or basic level EMS training||518-565-4791|
|Apparatus Operator - Pump||TBD||5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5||7p-10p||Offers knowledge and skills essential to pump operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 3, this course includes responsibilities of pump operators, hydraulics and friction loss, pump controls and accessories, fire streams, pumper practices, pumping from draft and pump evolutions, and using the fire pump at the fire hydrant. Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.||Prerequisites: A valid driver’s license||518-565-4791|
|Truck Company Operations||TBD||5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3||6p-9p||This course provides instruction for using ladder company equipment including operating ground ladders. Includes duties and responsibilities of the ladder company, operating and maintaining specialized tools, ventilation, forcible entry, search, and building construction.||Prerequisites: Firefighter I or equivalent and students must also be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use. A completed “Training Authorization Letter” submitted with your registration will meet this requirement.||518-565-4791|
|EMT Training, Advanced, Basic and other, follow link under sign-up||Clinton Community College||Varies - Follow link for signup or contact CCC directly for more information||Follow link under sign-up|
This EMT course is designed for individuals who wish to actively ride and work in ambulances. The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation, providing care for the sick and injured. EMTs function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance.
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For details about Firefighter Training in Clinton County and specifics about the Firefighter I and Basic Exterior Firefighter Operations classes including the rolling admissions/sign-up process follow the Fire Training Program Information link below. Any questions can be directed to County Fire Coordinator Eric Day (email@example.com).
Clinton County OES ID's customized for your department are available for your members.
Departments wishing to make use of this service should have a Chief's authorized member contact Kelly Donoghue to arrange for training and access credentials for use of the updated on-line ID system.
Kelly can be reached at 518-565-4791 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Tower Inforamtion
** The Tower is Open and available for use by all departments. **
Requests for tower use are accepted at any time. Click below and submit the Application form to Wendy.