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Ed Kirtley, Director Oklahoma State University Fire Service Training To:

Oklahoma Emergency Responders

Subject:

Training Opportunities – January through March 2013

Date:

December 18th, 2013

Greetings! I’m pleased to provide a listing of classes offered for the first quarter of 2013. This catalog covers courses available from January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013. The courses which are currently scheduled are listed, however, keep in mind that additional courses may be added which will not be listed. Also, some classes may be rescheduled. I recommend that you continue to check our website for additions or revisions. I also want to remind everyone of the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association Winter Workshop and New Chief Officer Workshop. This is an excellent training opportunity for chief officers from both paid and volunteer departments. More information is available on the OFCA website: http://www.osfa.info/?zone=/unionactive/view_page.cfm&page=OFCA. Thank you for your commitment to professional development. If you ever have any questions or comments about our programs, call me. Take care and be safe.

Ed Kirtley, Director Oklahoma State University Fire Service Training

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Call Oklahoma State University – Fire Service Training (OSU-FST) at 1-800-304-5727 to register for a class. Preregistration is required for all Fire Service Training classes. Registration will begin 90 days prior to the class start date. You may preregister earlier than 90 days for all NFA classes. All registration fee amounts quoted throughout this brochure are for Oklahoma emergency responders. If you need information on out-of-state, industrial, or government costs, please call the OSU-FST office at 1-800-304-5727 or visit the FST website at www.osufst.org.

Cancellation Policy All OSU-FST classes have a minimum number of students required to hold the class. These numbers vary with the individual classes due to safety considerations, activities, and efficient and economical use of resources.  The student or organization representative that has registered a student for an OSUFST course must notify OSU-FST at least five (5) business days prior to the start of the course, that the student will not attend the course, to avoid being billed.  The student or organization representative who registered the student will be issued a “cancellation” number when canceling the student out of the course.  Classes that do not have a registration fee – The student or organization representative who placed the registration will be billed a $15.00 administrative fee if the student fails to attend the class he/she is registered for, and has not obtained a cancellation number at least five (5) business days prior to the start of the course.  Classes that have a registration fee – The student or organization representative who registered the student will be billed the full registration fee if the student fails to attend the class he/she is registered for, and has not obtained a cancellation number at least five (5) business days prior to the start of the course.

Grant-Funded Classes This training brochure does not include all the grant-funded classes scheduled for January through March 2013. Advertisements for grant-funded classes will be sent separately. Watch for grant course flyers!

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Letter from the Director

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Registration Policies

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Firefighter I Live Burn

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Firefighter I Exam

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Firefighter II Academy

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VFFP/BFFS Train-the-Trainer

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Structural Firefighter

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Wildland Firefighting: Fundamentals

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Vehicle Firefighting

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NEW: Structural Fire Scene Size-up

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NEW: Exterior Offensive Fire Attack

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New Vehicle Technology

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Vehicle Extrication Basics

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Vehicle Extrication Advanced

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Rope Rescue Fundamentals

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Rope Rescue Operations Part 1

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Rope Rescue Operations Part 2

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Introduction to Farm Machinery Rescue

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Introduction to Swiftwater Rescue

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Trench Rescue Awareness

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Instructor I: Emergency Services Instructor

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Instructor II: Course Development

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Fire Officer I

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Fire Officer II

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NFA: New Fire Chief I

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NFA: Emergency Medical Services Functions in the Incident Command System

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NFA: Fire Prevention for First Responders and Small Departments

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NFA: Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership within Communities

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NFA: Incident Command for Highrise Operations

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NFA: Politics and the White Helmet

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NFA: Introduction to Wildland/Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer

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Southeast Regional Fire School – Seminole

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Destry Horton Wildland School – Ft. Sill

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Wildland Round-up – McAlester

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Promotional Exams

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OSU-FST Staff Directory

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Maps to FST Offices and Professional Skills Center

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Firefighter I Live Burn Length: 8 hours Outline: This course is designed to help students, who are taking field deliveries of Firefighter I, obtain the required live burn training contained in NFPA 1001. Course covers structure fire control, automobile fire control, exterior dumpster and piled materials fire control, fire extinguishment through loss control, and fire control using ventilation procedures. A Live Fire Evaluation will be conducted during this course. Prerequisites: Must have signed Live Fire Training Verification Form Cost: $250.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 29th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FST-PSC

Firefighter I Exam Length: 8 hours Outline: To evaluate the candidates ability to meet the requirements of NFPA 1001 Level I. Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials First Responders Awareness and Operations and Live Fire Evaluation. Cost: $100.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 30th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FST-PSC


Firefighter II Academy Length: 40 hours Outline: Provides advanced knowledge and skill covering such topics as fire prevention practices, fire detection alarm and suppression systems, strategies and tactics for initial company operations, fire cause, incident management, hydrant and hose testing, and fire suppression coordination. This course will prepared students to take the Firefighter II certification exam. Prerequisites: Firefighter I, Flammable Liquids and Gas Fire Fighting, Vehicle Extrication Basics, be physically fit Cost: $600.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 11th – 15th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Owasso

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VFFP/BFFS Train-the-Trainer Length: 4 hours Outline: This class provides CDs for the In-House Instructor to instruct his fellow department firefighters either the 30 hour VFFP - Volunteer Fire Fighting Practices series (released 10/2010) or the 80 hour BFFS - Basic Fire Fighting Skills series (released 10/2010) both of these series are COFT approved for your Volunteer Tax Credit Incentives. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 3rd

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Broken Bow

Structural Firefighter Length: 48 hours Outline: Introduces basic fire fighter skills that prepare students for live fire training and emergency responses that may involve structure fires. The 48-hour training is specifically designed for small municipal and rural fire department personnel. Prerequisites: Must have signed Live Fire Training Verification Form Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 26th – February 24th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Techumseh

February 5th – March 2nd

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Rush Springs

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Wildland Firefighting: Fundamentals Length: 16 hours Outline: Provides basic knowledge and skills instruction on how to operate at a Wildland fire. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 2nd & 3rd

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chattanooga

Vehicle Firefighting Length: 8 hours Outline: This course will enable volunteer firefighter to respond safely to vehicle fires with the appropriate equipment. Student will learn how to control and extinguish the fire, and perform overhaul, while using PPE and SCBA. Prerequisites: None Cost: $50.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 30th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Seiling

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Structural Fire Scene Size-up Length: 4 hours Outline: This course addresses the concept of size up and its role in fire ground decision making. The course uses small group activities where students size up a variety of structural fire situations. Arrival radio reports are also addressed and students practice delivering radio reports following size up. Prerequisites: None Cost: $25.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 23rd

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8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Seiling


Exterior Offensive Fire Attack Length: 4 hours Outline: This course addresses the exterior offensive fire attack strategy. Students will consider the advantages and limitations of this strategy; the impact of exterior fire attacks on fire behavior; and ventilation methods and fire streams which are used with exterior offensive attacks; the course uses small group activities where students evaluate a fire scenario, determine if an exterior offensive fire attack is feasible, and then develop a strategy for making that attack. Prerequisites: None Cost: $25.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 23rd

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Seiling

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New Vehicle Technology Length: 8 hours Outline: New Vehicle Technology covers technology in modern vehicles today, such as airbags, seatbelts, rollover protection systems, hybrids, alternative fuels, etc. Prerequisites: None Cost: $25.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 2nd 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Yukon

Vehicle Extrication Basics Length: 16 hours Outline: Vehicle Extrication is designed to address NFPA 1006/1670 level which is the technical knowledge and skills necessary for fire/emergency medical services personnel to efficiently manage emergencies requiring vehicle extrication. The technical overview includes implementing and utilizing the incident command system, response to emergency calls, scene size-up, site control, scene management, identification of common hazards, safety considerations and vehicle design. Practical stations provide students with various stabilization techniques for all types of vehicle situations, patient assessment/protection/packaging/treating and removal, proper and effective use, care, and maintenance of manual and specialized equipment, as well as procedures for extrication of victims. *This course meets the requirements for NFPA 1001 Firefighter II Prerequisites: None Cost: $150.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 9th & 10th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Guthrie


Vehicle Extrication Advanced Length: 16 hours Outline: This course builds on the learning skills taught in Vehicle Extrication Basics. The program uses scenario based training to enrich the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the students, and pushes them to develop incident awareness and decisionmaking. Prerequisites: Vehicle Extrication Basics Cost: $150.00 per person Schedule: 1) April 6th & 7th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Guthrie

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Rope Rescue Fundamentals Length: 8 hours Outline: Ropes and knots are vital to the role of a firefighter. They are used to haul tools, accomplish rescues from various elevations, stabilize vehicles, and cordon off areas. This course provides firefighters with a solid foundation of the different types of ropes and knots that are used as well as the knowledge to rescue victims from lowangle environments. Prerequisites: None Cost: $50.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 8th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Guthrie

Rope Rescue Operations Part 1 Length: 16 hours Outline: Introduces basic individual skills and rescue team operations. The 16-hour program considers the rope rescue environment along with rope rescue equipment selection and use, knots, single point anchors, fixed rope systems, construction and operation of belay systems, rappelling, and system safety checks. Prerequisites: None Cost: $150.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 16th & 17th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Altus


Rope Rescue Operations Part 2 Length: 16 hours Outline: A 16 hour course that brings students to the NFPA 1670 Rope Rescue Operations level. This course focuses on applying rope rescue techniques in technical and non-technical rescues. Skills taught are patient packaging, ascending, single and double line lowers, simple and compound mechanical advantage raising systems, and moving victims in the high angle environment. Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Operations Part 1 Cost: $150.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 16th & 17th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Altus

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Introduction to Farm Machinery Rescue

Length: 16 hours Outline: The goal is to foster individual and team skills utilizing extrication techniques specific to agricultural equipment, recognition of on-scene hazards, protocols for safety, and patient packaging considerations. Students will be provided with a safe environment while learning proper techniques in disassembly of equipment, use of extrication tools, and team evolutions. Prerequisites: Vehicle Extrication Basics Cost: $100.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 23rd & 24th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stillwater


Introduction to Swiftwater Rescue Length: 8 hours Outline: Participants will learn to recognize the need for water search and rescue and properly assess the situation, identify resources needed, and recognize the general hazards associated with water incidents. Proper equipment selection and shore based operations will conclude this course and properly assess the situation, identify resources needed, and recognize the general hazards associated with water incidents. Proper equipment selection and shore based operations will conclude this course. Prerequisites: None Cost: $75.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 9th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kingfisher

Trench Rescue Awareness Length: 4 hours Outline: Provides an understanding of what can happen at a trench emergency and the hazards associated with such. Topics will cover trench rescue identification, NFPA standards and OSHA regulations, along with who and what resources can be needed at a trench rescue, and site control and scene management issues. Prerequisites: None Cost: $50.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 16th

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Glenpool

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Instructor I: Emergency Services Instructor

Length: 40 hours Outline: Prepares emergency services personnel to deliver a training class from a prepared lesson plan. It is appropriate for company officers, training officers, instructors in the fire service, EMS, emergency management or industrial fire protection. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 4th – 8th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Norman

Instructor II: Course Development

Length: 32 hours Outline: This is a 4 day course: 24 hours of instruction and 8 hours of certification evaluation. Instructor II develops the knowledge and ability to develop individual lesson plans for a specific topic, learning objectives, instructional aids, and evaluation instruments. After completing the course the student will have met the sections required for Fire Instructor II in the National Fire Protection Association ® (NFPA®) 1041, professional qualifications standard. Students who successfully complete the certification process will be certified by IFSAC as Instructor II. Prerequisites: Instructor I Cost: $250.00 per person Schedule: 1) Jan. 29th – Feb. 1st

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stillwater* th

*The text for this class will be the Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 7 Edition.

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Fire Officer I Length: 40 hours Outline: In this 40 hour class, 32 hours of instruction and 8 hours of testing and evaluation, Fire Officer I provides the student with the basic skills and knowledge to effectively perform the duties of a company officer, or an acting company officer, in most municipal fire departments. Prerequisites: Instructor I: Emergency Services Instructor, Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness, Hazardous Materials Operations Cost: $250.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 18th – 22nd

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Norman

Fire Officer II Length: 40 hours Outline: This class is recommended for promoted officers who have responsibility for single companies or overall fire station. It provides the students with the basic skills required to be an effective and successful station officer in most municipal fire departments. Prerequisites: Fire Officer I Certification Cost: $250.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 4th – 8th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tulsa

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New Fire Chief I Length: 16 hours Outline: The purpose of the course is to develop the managerial, administrative, and leadership skills necessary for the first time fire chief to effectively meet their obligations. This two-day course addresses critical knowledge and skills pertaining to the responsibilities of a fire chief; the nature of local politics and the fire chief’s role in local politics; liability and risk management issues and resources available to help the first time fire chief meet their responsibilities. Pre-course assignment must be completed by the student and available for class discussions. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 23rd & 24th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Duncan

March 2nd & 3rd

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Guthrie

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Emergency Medical Services Functions in the Incident Command System

Length: 16 hours Outline: As a follow-up to ICS-100 and ICS-200 training, this course will present scenarios requiring responders to structure their EMS courses within the guidance ICS, as appropriate to the needs of the different incident types. Through simulation and role-playing, students will demonstrate the implementation of EMS components in an ICS system at medium-or large-sized incidents. Prerequisites: NIMS ICS 100/200 Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 16th & 17th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Broken Arrow


Fire Prevention for First Responders and Small Departments

Length: 16 hours Outline: This 2-day inspirational course stresses the awareness, advocacy, and motivational content needed by those who traditionally have been focused on operations and who seek to learn new, successful approaches appropriate for communities of all sizes, but most especially for America's smaller communities. The course focuses on identifying exciting and high successful tools and approaches for addressing the total fire protection challenge via lessons learned in other communities, resources available, and the means and value of building partnerships and coalitions. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 2nd & 3rd

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ada

Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership within Communities

Length: 16 hours Outline: This 2-day program will provide leaders in fire and emergency service organizations with information, perspectives, and tools for taking action to harmonize the diversities within their work and stakeholder communities. The course will be a springboard for forming and launching plans of action. It will break new ground in addressing fire service culture and challenges, and position fire service leadership in a complex yet sometimes difficult society. Finally, the course will help participants mobilize support and identify resources for making a difference. The course is intended to be a “launch pad” for action projects that will be undertaken when participants return to work. Certificates of successful completion will be awarded only upon submission of a completed action plan to the NFA. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) February 12th & 13th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tulsa

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Incident Command for Highrise Operations

Length: 16 hours Outline: This 2-day course is designed to assist emergency response officers who have responsibility for managing highrise incidents. This includes organizing resources, developing strategies, and managing tactical operations to protect life and to minimize damage during an incident. Students attending should have a working knowledge of the basic ICS organization, strategy and tactics for structural firefighting, building construction, and understand the type of building systems existing in highrise buildings. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 12th & 13th

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Oklahoma City

Politics and the White Helmet Length: 16 hours Outline: The purpose of this course is to prepare senior officers and leaders to be successful in local politics and emergency services policy. The scope of this course includes the nature of local politics, the role of ethics in building personal and professional credibility, the role of influence in politics, how influence is developed, the role of leadership in politics, how to create and lead change, and how to develop a strategy for changing public policy. A pre-course assignment must be completed by the student and turned in on the first day of the course. Prerequisites: None Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) March 23rd & 24th

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Broken Arrow


Introduction to Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer

Length: 16 hours Outline: This 2 day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural Company Officers assigned to a Wildland urban interface incident. Topics covered include introduction to Wildland urban interface firefighting, interface environment, Wildland fire behavior, command and control issues of wildland urban interface firefighting, and tactics. The course is ideal for fire officers who respond to wildland fires and fire instructors tasked with teaching wildland firefighting strategy and tactics. Prerequisites: NIMS ICS 100/200 Cost: $0.00 per person Schedule: 1) January 19th & 20th 2)

January 22

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Broken Bow

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tulsa

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Southeast Regional Fire School - Seminole

Location: Gordon Cooper Technology Center 800 N. Harvey Rd Seminole, OK 74868 Date:

January 12th & 13th

Courses Offered: Wildland Firefighting: Fundamentals – 16 hrs NFA Calling the Mayday – 8 hrs Advanced Fire Behavior Simulator – 8 hrs ACLS Refresher – 8 hrs Mass Casualty Incident – 8 hrs PALS Refresher – 8 hrs Wildland Firefighter Rehab – 4 hrs 12 Lead – 2 hrs Date:

January 26th & 27th

Courses Offered: Vehicle Extrication Basics – 16 hrs Wildland Firefighting: Skills – 16 hrs ACLS Refresher – 8 hrs PALS Refresher – 8 hrs Structural Scene Size-up – 4 hrs Exterior Offensive Fire Attach – 4 hrs Wildland Firefighter Rehab – 4 hrs Crime Scene Preservation – 2 hrs Meth Lab Response – 2 hrs CPAP – 2 hrs Advanced Airway – 2 hrs Date:

March 16th & 17th

Courses Offered: Introduction to Farm Machinery Rescue – 16 hrs EVDT Train-the-Trainer – 8 hrs New Vehicle Technology – 8 hrs Wildland Fire Origin and Recognition – 8 hrs Vehicle Firefighting – 8 hrs Trench Rescue Awareness – 4 hrs Cost:

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$0.00 per person


Destry Horton Wildland School – Ft. Sill

Date:

February 15th – 17th

Location: Ft. Sill Military Base Lawton, OK Courses Offered: Friday Evening Opening Session with Guest Speaker Wildland Firefighting: Fundamentals – 16 hrs Wildland Firefighting: Skills – 16 hrs Wildland Backfiring Operations – 8 hrs NFA: Introduction to Wildland/Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer – 16 hrs Water Shuttle – 16 hrs Wildland Engine Company Tactics – 8 hrs Wildland Fire Origin and Recognition – 8 hrs Wildland Foam Operations – 8 hrs Wildland Firefighter Rehab – 4 hrs EMR Transition – 16 hrs EMT Transition – 24 hrs Rope Rescue Fundamentals – 8 hrs Emergency Burn Treatment – 2 hrs Cost:

$0.00 per person

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Wildland Round-up – McAlester Army Ammunition Plant

Date:

March 1st – 3rd

Location: McAlester Army Ammunition Depot McAlester, OK Courses Offered: Friday Evening Opening Session with Guest Speaker Wildland Firefighting: Fundamentals – 16 hrs Wildland Firefighting: Skills – 16 hrs Wildland Backfiring Operations – 8 hrs EVDT – 12 hrs EVDT Train-the-Trainer – 12 hrs Fire Tanker Safety Operations – 4 hrs Introduction to Wildland/Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer – 16 hrs Water Shuttle – 16 hrs Wildland Engine Company Tactics – 8 hrs Wildland Fire Origin and Recognition – 8 hrs Wildland Foam Operations – 8 hrs Trauma Triage – 2 hrs Helicopter Safety Landing Zones – 2 hrs NEW: Wilderness Search and Rescue – 16 hrs Cost:

$40.00 per person* *Include lunch Saturday and Sunday and event t-shirt

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Promotional Exams

 Written and Assessment Center Examinations  Professionally Managed Testing Process  Test Developed to Meet Local Needs  Requesting Department Maintains Local Control  Testing Schedule Set to Meet Local Department Requirements

For More Information, Contact: Dr. Erick Reynolds 405-744-5727 or Erick.reynolds@osufst.org

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Staff Directory Ed Kirtley Director ekirtley@osufst.org

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Bob Allen Rural Programs Coordinator ballen@osufst.org

Heather Clark Certification Admin. Assistant heather.clark@osufst.org

Ted Combs Northeast Training Specialist tcombs@osufst.org

Jim Copeland Southeast Training Specialist jcopeland@osufst.org

Ronda Crider Registration Specialist rcrider@osufst.org

Rudee Cryer Mobile Transport Specialist rcryer@osufst.org

Gary Curtis Southwest Training Specialist gcurtis@osufst.org

Mike Duncan EMS Coordinator mduncan@osufst.org

Gail Gebhart Travel Specialist gail.gebhart@osufst.org

Steve George Technical Programs Manager sgeorge@osufst.org

Dusty Harkins Facilities Assistant dharkins@osufst.org

Paul Hinchey Northwest Training Specialist paulwh@osufst.org

Sally Knott NIMS/CERT Programs Coordinator sknott@osufst.org

Jason Louthan Rescue/Instructor Programs Coordinator louthaj@osufst.org

Paddy Metcalf Firefighter/Wildland Programs Coordinator pmetcalf@osufst.org

Rex Mott Hazardous Materials Programs Coordinator rex.mott@osufst.org

Caroline Reed Administrative Manager creed@osufst.org

Erick Reynolds Industrial/Officer Programs Manager ereynolds@osufst.org

Cynthia Rice Administrative Support Specialist Cindy.rice@osufst.org

Kathy Roaseau Administrative Support Specialist kroaseau@osufst.org

Tara Stevenson Certification Coordinator taras@osufst.org

Brad Talley Mobile Transport Technician btalley@osufst.org

Debbie Tuttle Rural Programs Unit Assistant dtuttle@osufst.org

Bryan West Facilities Manager bwest@osufst.org


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