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Firefighter Protective Clothing and Equipment: Exploring the Limits

March 25: Does the replacement of natural materials with synthetic materials affect the firefighters? Does the thermal protective performance rating of the gear affect tactical capabilities? Does work station wear impact the effective thermal protective performance of PPE?

Health and Wellness for Women in the Fire Service

March 19: This webcast is based on the U.S. Fire Administration study “Emerging Issues for Women in the Fire Service.”

PPE Evaluations: From Risk Assessment to Selection

March 16, 2021: This webcast is based on five successful firefighter evaluations of personal protective equipment (PPE) from risk assessment through evaluation and selection.

Stress, Distress, and PTSD: Recognizing and Reaching Out

March 4, 2021: The common elements of career dissipation, including burnout, stress, long-term career planning and prevention of occurrences – like divorce and drug and alcohol abuse.

What Lessons Has EMS Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic?

February 18, 2021: What have been the major lessons for EMS through the COVID-19 pandemic, and how can we leverage these lessons to enhance the EMS transformation?

Responding to and Preparing for Acts of Violence

February 16, 2021: Strategy and tactics discussed provide guidelines and best practices for departments of any size or configuration.

Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient

January 25, 2021: Case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient.

Backdrafts, Smoke Explosions, and Other Fireground Phenomena

December 10, 2020: The video spread across the Internet, causing many to ask, “What the hell was that?”

Management Education of Personnel During COVID-19

December 10, 2020: earn how Davie (FL) Fire Rescue and Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue managers responded to the challenge and implemented and improved processes to communicate with, update, and educate their personnel.

Performance Under Pressure: Building a Reality-Based Training Program

Dec. 3, 2020: Athletes, military, and law enforcement have been using Reality-Based Training to train the body and mind for performance for decades.


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