EMGS109 Vehicle Rescue

This course will provide an awareness and operations level of information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Topics will include general vehicle rescue function/operation; incident management of the vehicle accident/rescue incident; vehicle anatomy, design, and construction; recognition and control of hazards relative to a vehicle accident/rescue incident; and the tools and equipment used at a vehicle accident/rescue incident. Additional topics will include, patient access, care, and packaging along with disentanglement; extrication and termination. Students will be required to carry and maintain accident and health insurance and/or workman's compensation and sign a waiver of liability.


3 credits

Lecture/Lab Ratio