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Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS



EMS101 - EMS First Responder

          This course is for non-ambulance professional rescuers who  
          are first to arrive at an emergency medical scene to provide
          prehospital care.  Topics covered are patient assessment,   
          CPR review, airway, shock, wound management, full body      
          immobilization, and initial treatment for other medical     
          emergencies.  Students successfully completing this course  
          are eligible for New York State Department of Health        
          Certified First Responder certification.   Twenty-four      
          instruction hours, nineteen laboratory hours.               
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EMS109 - EMS First Responder Recert

          This couse is for students who wish to update their know-   
          ledge and skills learned in EMS 101.  In addition to        
          assessment and treatment updates, the students will prepare 
          for recertification as a New York State Certified First     
          Responder by visiting topics of patient assessment, airway  
          management, circulatory emergencies, trauma, and selected   
          medical emergencies.  Thirteen instruction hours, two       
          laboratory hours.                                           
          Pre and/or corequisite:  EMS 101 or equivalent.             
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EMS110 - Emergency Medical Technician

          This course is designed to provide rescuers with the emer-  
          gency medical knowledge and skills necessary to care for the
          sick and injured in a prehospital setting.  Topics include  
          the recognition and treatment of respiratory and circulatory
          emergencies, trauma, medical emergencies, environmental in- 
          juries, emergency childbirth, and psychological emergencies.
          Students successfully completing this course are eligible to
          take the New York State certification exam for emergency    
          medical technicians.  Forty-six instruction hours, fifty-   
          seven laboratory hours.                                     
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EMS113 - Hazardous Materials & the EMT

          This course provides students with the knowledge that will  
          enable them to respond to and take a defensive role at an   
          incident involving hazardous materials.  The response role  
          they will fulfill will help reduce the effects of the       
          incident to the environment community, and themselves.      
          Eight instruction hours.                                    
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EMS118 - EMT-Basic Core Review

          This program is designed for NYS Certified EMTs to meet     
          their recertifications needs in reviewing the core material 
          of the EMT Basic Curriculum. Material is presented in areas 
          including: Airway,Patient Assessment,Medical Emergencies,   
          Behavioral Problems, Trauma, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and    
          Comtemporary Issues in EMS.  This course meets NYS require- 
          ments for 24 hours of core reviews described in the NYS COH 
          EMS Recertification through Continuing Education.           
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EMS120 - Early Defibrillation

          This course offers a basic survey of the electrical con-    
          duction pathways of the heart and the use of a semiautomatic
          defibrillator to electrically convert life threatening      
          cardiac arrythmias.  The course leads to certification as a 
          New York State EMT-D.  Five instruction hours, three labor- 
          atory hours.  Must be certified as an EMT or have permission
          of the Department.                                          
          Prerequisite:  EMT 110                                      
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EMS171 - Critical Trauma Care

          This course contains practical and lecture material showing 
          state-of-the-art assessment and treatment techniques for    
          multiple system trauma victims.  The course exposes the EMT 
          to patient priority assessment and management concepts that 
          are needed for successful outcomes for victims of life      
          threatening trauma.  Topics include rapid extrication,      
          kinetics of trauma, expanded primary survey, the Golden     
          Hour, and trauma centers.                                   
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EMS172 - Ambulance Accident Prevention

          This course is designed for anyone who drives an ambulance, 
          and will provide the knowlegde necessary to become a pro-   
          fessional defensive emergency vehicle driver.  Topics       
          include vehicle and traffic law, dring techniques and driver
          attitude for emergency defensive driving, and ambulance     
          driver training and qualification program development.      
          Eight instruction hours.                                    
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EMS210 - EMT Intermediate

          The course is designed to provide EMTs with the medical     
          knowledge and skills necessary to handle advanced pre-      
          hospital procedures.  The course focus is on airway         
          management including endotracheal intubations, shock        
          management including intravenous therapy trauma assessment  
          and defibrillation.  Students successfully completing this  
          course are eligible to take the New York State Certification
          exam for Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate.       
          Thirty-six hours lecture/instruction, twenty-seven hours    
          lab, forty-eight hours hospital clinical, forty-eight hours 
          field clinical.                                             
          Prerequisite:  EMS 110 or equivalent                        
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EMS229 - EMT Critical Care Recert

          Emphasis in on knowledge and skill review and update needed 
          by EMT-Critical Care technicians for recertification.  New  
          techniques and knowledge will be presented where            
          appropriate.  Thirty-three instruction hours, twenty-four   
          laboratory hours.                                           
          Must be certified as an EMT-Critical Care.                  
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EMS236 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

          This course prepares students for certification by the      
          American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life         
          Support.  It provides a systematic approach to the          
          management of life threatening cardiac and respiratory      
          emergencies.  Nine and one-half instruction hours, nine     
          and one-half laboratory hours.  Must be a physician,        
          physician's assistant, registered nurse, advanced level     
          prehospital care provider, or student of these disciplines. 
          Prerequisite:  EMS 235.                                     
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EMS239 - Paramedic Clinical/Field Exp I

          This course provides the paramedic student with an          
          opportuntiy to apply previously learned knowledge and       
          skills in a supervised clinical setting.  Rotations in      
          this course include the emergency department, IV team,      
          morgue, and prehospital experience.  One hundred forty      
          experiential hours.  Must be currently enrolled in the      
          paramedic certification program.                            
          Prerequisite:  EMS 234.                                     
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EMS240 - Paramedic Clinical/Field ExpII

          This course provides the paramedic student with an          
          opportunity to apply previously learned knowledge and skills
          in a supervised clinical setting.  Rotations in this course 
          include the emergency department, medical and surgical      
          intensive care, pediatrics, and pediatric intensive care,   
          labor and delivery, psychiatric, and prehospital            
          experience.  One hundred eighty-four experiential hours.    
          Must be currently enrolled in the paramedic certification   
          program.                                                    
          Prerequisite:  EMS 235.                                     
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EMS246 - Pediatric Advanced Care

          This course presents concepts in advanced airway management 
          and resuscitation of pediatric patients in the emergency    
          setting.  Specific topics include special pharmacology for  
          pediatric patients, interosseous infusion, and cardiac      
          resuscitation of pediatric patients.  Completion also leads 
          to eligibility for PALS certificate from the American Heart 
          Association.  Prerequisite:  EMS 270 or equivalent.         
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EMS249 - Paramedic Recertification

          Emphasis is on knowledge review and update needed by        
          paramedics for recertification.  New techniques and         
          knowledge will be presented where appropriate.  Fifty-      
          seven instruction hours, nineteen laboratory hours.  Must   
          be certified as a paramedic.                                
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EMS250 - 12-Lead EKG Interpretation

          This course is designed for the advanced prehospital EMS    
          provider and other health professionals involved in treating
          cardiac patients in the emergency setting.  Upon completion,
          students will be able to read and classify 12-Lead EKGs.    
          Topics include: cardiac anatomy review, electrical          
          physiology, axis determination, bundle branch and hemi-     
          blocks, 12-Lead abnormalities, correlation between EKG      
          changes and location of cardiac damage, and unique cardiac  
          phenomenon.  Thirteen class hours, seven lab hours.         
          Prerequisites:  EMS236 (ACLS) or a basic understanding of   
          cardiac dysrhythmias.                                       
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EMS270 - Introduction to Paramedicine

          This course is designed to prepare a person to care for the 
          sick and injured at an advanced level of care.  Persons must
          be currently certified as a Basic EMT to be accepted in this
          course.  This course covers topics that include basic       
          anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, respiratory emergen-  
          cies, venous access and medication administration, airway   
          management, medical documentation, cardiac emergencies,     
          pediatric emergencies, caring for the elderly, and medical  
          emergencies.  This course prepares persons to be competent  
          entry-level practitioners and upon successful completion are
          eligible to take the New York State certifying exam for EMT-
          Intermediate.  Prerequisite: EMS110.                        
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EMS271 - Medical Care in Paramedicine

          This course builds on the medical concepts learned in       
          Introduction to Paramedicine.  Topics include advanced      
          patient assessment techniques, surgical airway procedures,  
          cardiac care, including external pacing and cardioversion,  
          12-lead EKG interpretation, and advanced medical care.      
          Additional emphasis is placed on the EMT-P working as a team
          member and identifying the limitations of paramedicine in   
          the emergency medical setting.  Prerequisite: EMS 270 and   
          permission from the EMS Department.                         
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EMS272 - Adv Trauma Issues-Paramedicine

          This course presents material on the advanced concepts in   
          trauma care needed for delivery of emergency medical care at
          the EMT-P level of practice.  Current issues and techniques 
          are covered.  Specific topics include surgical airway tech- 
          niques, chest decompression, advanced treatment for hypoper-
          fusion, and special immobilization techniques.  Work is also
          accomplished in the use of the Unified Incident Management  
          System and working with rescue personnel in delivery of care
          to patients who are entrapped.  Prerequisite:  EMS 270 and  
          permission from the EMS Department.                         
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EMS915 - CPR for Healthcare Providers

          Provides information and skills needed to perform adult     
          and infant CPR.                                             
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EMS918 - CPR Instructor Bridge

          Provides instructional skills for teaching American         
          Heart Association CPR courses in adult, child & infant CPR. 
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EMS919 - CPR Recertification

          Instruction and demonstration of adult, child & infant      
          CPR skills.                                                 
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EMS920 - Community First Aid with CPR

          Instruction in adult, child & infant CPR and emergency      
          first aid skills.                                           
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EMS921 - EMT Update

          This course is designed to update EMT's on changes in       
          protocols, procedure, and other patient care issues.  Topics
          include changes in respiratory distress, head injury,       
          MAST, and assisted medication administration.  These        
          represent the changes to the 1997 Statewide BLS and         
          Pediatric Treatment Protocols.                              
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EMS923 - Adult CPR w/Infection Control

          Includes dicactic and practical skills to perform CPR       
          using protective barrier devices.                           
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EMS924 - Public Access Defibrillation

          Covers the skills in 1 rescuer and CPR and integration of   
          AED in cardiac arrest.                                      
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EMS925 - Novice CISM Team Training

          This program is designed for individuals with no experience 
          in provide Critical Incident Stress Management services, but
          who want to become members of a CISM team to provide peer   
          consoling for fellow Emergency Responders.  Psychologists   
          will cover topics on the basic approach, and general        
          concepts in helping others deal with the emotional impact   
          of critical stress and conducting CISM debriefings.         
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EMS926 - Advanced CISM Team Training

          This program is designed for current members of CISM Teams  
          to increase their effectiveness.  Topics include Line-of-   
          Duty-Deaths, Helping the Helper Help Themselves, and Field  
          Termination of Resuscitation.                               
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EMS928 - CPR Recertification w/FirstAid

          REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF CPR SKILLS WITH WRITTEN EVALUATION.
          INSTRUCTION IN FIRST AID, INCLUDING SKILL EVALUATION.       
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EMS929 - Inservice AED

          Review of skills and informational update in the use of     
          Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).                     
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EMS931 - Pediatric CPR

          Skills and didactic instruction in pediatric CPR and foreign
          body airway obstruction.                                    
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EMS932 - EMT-B Pilot Refresher Core

          24 hr. core requirements to meet NYSDOH pilot EMT-B         
          refresher.  Overviews topics in prepatory, assessment,      
          airway, and treatment of medical and trauma cases.          
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EMS933 - Basic First Aid

          This program provides didatic instruction and practical     
          skills necessary to perform basic first aid.                
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EMS936 - Adv. HazMat Life Support Instr

          Participants will be able to define and demonstrate AHLS    
          principles and adult education theory and demonstrate how to
          properly conduct lectures ot facilite learning, Sutdents    
          must have completed the Advanced Hazaordous Materials Life  
          Support course.                                             
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FPT115 - Fire Service Haz Mat/EmerResp1

          This course prepares fire service personnel to respond to   
          incidents involving hazardous materials.  This is a survey  
          course with a broad overview to responding to hazardous     
          materials incidents.  Topics include: scene and personal    
          safety, basic chemical and physical properties of hazardous 
          materials, hazard recognition, scene management, and the    
          basics of decontamination.  Students successfully completing
          FPT 115 and FPT 116 meet the requirements of PST 145.       
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FPT117 - Rescue Strategy & Tactics

          This course presents the strategies and tactics most        
          commonly encountered by fire rescue professionals.  Topics  
          include mental and emotional crises of rescue, rescue tools 
          and equipment, special rescue situations, and rescue        
          operations management.                                      
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FPT130 - Basic ARFF

          This course is designed to provide aircraft firefighters the
          basic level of skills & knowledge required to handle fires  
          on board aircraft, aircraft crash incidents & hazardous     
          materials.  Both hands on use of the aircraft fire training 
          simulators & classroom presentations will be provided to the
          students.                                                   
          The classroom presentation will provide familiarization of  
          tools & apparatus,airport infrastructures,chemistry of fire,
          foam systems, Incident Management System (IMS). The skills  
          application session will consist of conducting advanced re- 
          scue techniques, application of fire fighting foams,        
          apparatus operation, use of fire fighting tools and applianc
          appliance and fire suppression operations in an aviation    
          environment.                                                
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FPT135 - ARFF Fuel Spill Fire Fighting

          This eight-hour course provides firefighters with the know- 
          ledge and skills to extinguish aircraft fuel spill fires.   
          This course utilizes both classroom and live-fire extin-    
          guishment simulation.  This course exceeds FAR 139 annual   
          requirements for live fire training.                        
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FPT136 - ARFF Specialized Fire Fighting

          This eight-hour course provides firefighters with the know- 
          ledge and skills to extinguish specialized aircraft fires.  
          This includes fires in the cockpit, cabin, lavatory, engine,
          and brakes.  This course utilizes both classroom and live-  
          fire extinguishment simulation.  This course exceeds FAR 139
          annual requirements for live fire training.                 
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FPT150 - Industrial Fire Suppression

          This course provides industrial firefighters the basic level
          of skills and knowledge required to handle fires at indust- 
          rial complexes. These facilities require specific & unique  
          fire protections needs. Both hands-on use of the fire train-
          ing simulators and classroom presentations will be provided 
          to the student.                                             
          The classroom presentation will provide familiarization of  
          tools and appliances, chemistry of fire, fire suppression   
          foam systems, self-contained breathing apparatus, search and
          rescue techniques and technical considerations in the sup-  
          pression operations.                                        
          The skills application sessions will consist of conducting  
          various rescue techniques, application of fire fighting     
          foams, apparatus operation, use of fire fighting tools and  
          appliances, and fire suppression operations in an industrial
          environment.                                                
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FPT904 - SelfContained Breath Apparatus

          Train the student on wearing self-contained breathing       
          apparatus and awareness of OSHA standards.                  
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PIM101 - Incident Command Preparation

          Course subjects inlude Fire Behavior, Pre-Incident          
          Planning, Fire Flow, Communicaitons and Personnel Safety.   
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PIM102 - Commanding Initial Response

          Course content includes establising command, sizeup,        
          developing and implementing an action plan, transfer        
          command and managing an incident using the Incident         
          Command System.                                             
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PIM211 - Exercise Design Emergency Mgmt

          Course content includes the identifying the types of        
          exercises, the steps needed to develop an exercise          
          program, and the procedure required to conduct the various  
          types of exercises.                                         
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PIM212 - Disaster Mgmt - Emergency Mgmt

          Course covers Comprehensive Emergency Management, Incident  
          Command System, Executive Law 2-B, and a functional         
          exercise of a simulated major incident, is conducted at the 
          municipality's Emergency Operation Center, to test their    
          emergency plan.                                             
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PIM221 - Managing Incident Command Sys

          Course content includes roles and responsibilities of the   
          officers in charge of the major functions of the Incident   
          Command System, i.e., Command Operations and Planning, plus 
          their sub-functions, i.e. Support and Service Branches,     
          and practice developing the expansion of the organizational 
          structure through a series of group discussions and         
          activities.                                                 
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PIM242 - Instructor Presntatn Skills PS

          Course covers appropriate questioning, effective            
          presentation planning, proper organization of material,     
          utilizing visual aids and the selection of correct platform 
          techniques.                                                 
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PIM252 - Rcting/Retention-VolEmerSrvcs

          Course covers an overview of the history of volunteers,     
          the importance of volunteers in the fire service, the need  
          for volunteer training programs, incentive programs, and    
          leadership skills and techniques to apply in a volunteer    
          environment.                                                
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PIM253 - Fire Supervsn-Personal Effect

          Course covers the elements of managing and leading          
          effectively and of stress and time management through a     
          series of lectures, discussions and group activities.       
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PIM254 - Fire Supervsn-TEAM Effect

          Course content includes role playing, communication,        
          motivaiton, counseling, conflict resolution and group       
          dynamics.                                                   
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PLE102 - Police Proficiencies/Procedure

          This course focuses on the proficiencies and procedures     
          applied through critical thinking techniques and hands-on   
          development.  Analytical, investigative and physical skills 
          are developed.  Application of the scientific method in     
          criminal and traffic investigation is developed.  Applica-  
          tion of the use of force continuum will be explained,       
          demonstrated, practiced, and assessed.  Must be sworn       
          police officer or sheriff's deputy employed or sponsored    
          by a law enforcement agency.                                
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PLE104 - Practicumm in Policing EV/DY

          This one-week course is designed to place part-time police  
          recruits into an application laboratory experience where    
          he/she applies the basic principles, theories, and          
          techniques taught in the training academy.  The recruit     
          officer/deputy is under close supervision of an assessment  
          professional.  Successful completion of this course leads   
          to certification as a Police Officer by the NYS Bureau for  
          Municipal Police.                                           
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PLE108 - Corrections Officer Basic Trng

          This course examines the operations of the criminal justice 
          system with general emphasis on the role and resonsibility  
          of a corrections officer.  The course is designed to        
          prepare a student for a career in the corrections field.    
          It is a knowledge and skills based program.  The course     
          focuses on the legal basis for the corrections system,      
          starting with a review of the US constitution, exploring    
          the NYS Penal and Criminal Procedure Laws.  It also covers  
          those personal and professional skills necesssary to each   
          successful corrections officer.                             
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PLE131 - Breath Analysis Course

          Each student that successfully completes this program will  
          receive certification from the Bureau for Municipal Police  
          Training as a Breath Test Operator.                         
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PLE139 - Crime Prevention

          The course is designed for experienced inservice officers.  
          They will receive instruciton in many fundamentals of crime 
          prevention skills and programming.  This course will        
          prepare the officer for systematic, positive interaction    
          with the community and its various populations.             
          Overview of Course Topics:                                  
          - substance abuse prevention                                
          - volunteer management in crime prevention                  
          - crime analysis and resource utilization                   
          - crime prevention and seniors                              
          - security  hardware, lighting, and alarms                  
          - security survey and field work application                
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PLE140 - Criminal Investigation

          This is a BMP certified 70 hour course. This course teaches 
          the basic skills required for the newly appointed criminal  
          investigator. Topic areas include general investigatory     
          techniques, crime analysis, report writing, legal issues,   
          crime management, physical evidence, search warrant         
          preparation and court testimony. The participant will       
          process a crime scene, interview and interrogate victims,   
          witnesses and suspects while preparing the case for trial   
          at which time the participant will testify during a moot    
          court. A final exam will consist of a written, oral and     
          practical performance of skills, including peer assessment. 
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PLE141 - Fingerprint 1

          The history of fingerprinting will be covered, including    
          Bertillon, Henry and Locsard's achievements.  The student   
          will be taught the technique of taking inked fingerprints   
          and their classification.                                   
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PLE142 - Fingerprint 2

          The goal of this course is to develop the student's         
          knowledge and proficiency in the technical area of latent   
          fingerprint examination.  Instruction is provided by        
          fingerprint specialists of the Latent Fingerprint Section,  
          Identification Division of the Federal Bureau of            
          Investigation.  This course will encompasss many facets of  
          latent fingerprints such as crime scene searching, methods  
          of development, comparisons, visual aids, court testimony,  
          disaster identification, along with a number of other       
          related matters.                                            
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PLE151 - Police Baton PR-24 Instructor

          Course Review:                                              
          - Pre-basic and basic course instruction.                   
          - Instructional image and methods.                          
          - Civil and vicarious liability.                            
          - Weapon retention.                                         
          - Confrontation simulation.                                 
            Upon successful completion of the course the participant  
          will be able to instruct and certify pre-basic and basic    
          PR-24 programs.                                             
            Prior PR-24 basic course certification is preferred but   
          not considered a pre-requisite for attending this course.   
          Equipment needed:                                           
          - PR-24                                                     
          - ring holder                                               
          - duty belt                                                 
          - handcuffs and key                                         
          - mouthpiece                                                
          - good training shoes/sneakers (not a running shoe)         
          - workout clothing (sweat suit)                             
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PLE152 - Photography in Public Safety

          The course is designed for criminal justice personnel with  
          all levels of photography experience.                       
          Overview of course:                                         
          - Basic skills                                              
          - evidence photography                                      
          - record keeping                                            
          - surveillance photography                                  
          - fire and arson photography                                
          - photography theory                                        
          - interpreting negatives                                    
          - advanced skills                                           
          - latest photo equipment and design                         
          - field exercises and critiques                             
          In order for participants to gain photo experience with     
          their agency's equipment, it is recommended that this       
          equipment be utilized in class.                             
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PLE153 - RADAR/LIDAR Operator Course

          This is a BMP 30 hour certified course. This course will    
          train the participant in the use of radar speed detection   
          instruments. The curriculum includes radar theory, vehicle  
          and traffic law, court preparation and presentation. Each   
          participant will develope skills in calibrating the radar   
          equipment and practice speed estimates.                     
          Each participant will be given a written final exam and a   
          practical exam based on performance of skills learned.      
          COURSE OBJECTIVE: At the completion of this course each     
          participant will have developed the skills necessary        
          to operate a variety of radar speed detection devices.      
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PLE162 - Law Enforcement Telecourse

          This course consists of eight modules. Each module presents 
          current operational and legal topics, which reinforce the   
          professionalism and operational effectiveness of the law    
          enforcement officer.  The topics will be available in the   
          video format and will include: motor vehicle stops, manage- 
          ment of the emergency scene, changes and updates to the NYS 
          penal law and relevant policies, and officer safety /       
          defensive tactics.  Additional contemporary topics will also
          be presented as they are developed.  This course may be     
          taken more than once, based on the changing nature of the   
          subject matter.  All students must be currently employed as 
          a public safety professional.  Eight class hours.           
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PLE166 - Accident Scene Investigation

          This course is designed to prepare police officers and/or   
          evidence technicians to properly and systematically         
          investigate traffic accidents.                              
          Overview of the course:                                     
          - accident scene photographs (still and video).             
          - scale diagramming and scene measurements.                 
          - evidence collection.                                      
          - math review (rules of math and basic algebra).            
          - basic accident reconstruction and causal contributing     
          factors.                                                    
          - legal issues.                                             
          Bureau for Municipal Police certification will be awarded   
          upon successful completion of field project and final       
          examination.                                                
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PLE167 - Adv Techniques in Accident Inv

          This course is designed for police officers and/or          
          evidence technicians to become proficient in the analysis   
          of technical data found at the scene of a traffic accident. 
          Prerequisites:  Accident Scene Investigation course.        
          Overview of the course:                                     
          - field projects in vehicle dynamics; development from      
          field sketches and scale diagrams of possible point of      
          perception, actual point of perception, initial contact,    
          maximum engagement of vehicles; thrust diagrams; vehicle    
          rotation and severity.                                      
          Bureau for Municipal Police certification will be awarded   
          upon successful completion of field project and final       
          examination.                                                
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PLE172 - Legal Issues in Public Safety

          This seminar, presented semi-annually, examines the latest  
          court rulings as well as changes in public law, then        
          explains how each affects law enforcement policies,         
          procedures and operations.  This seminar is presented by    
          the District Attorney's and/or United States Attorney's     
          Offices.  Participants will receive most current            
          information relative to court philosophies, relevant        
          precedent setting decisions, and changes in public law.     
          Legislative and judicial trends will be diagnosed during    
          presentation.  Due to the dynamic nature of the subject,    
          this course may be taken more than once.  Student must be   
          in service as a public safety professional.                 
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PLE173 - Emergency Vehicle Operation LE

          This practicum examines factors involved in operating       
          an emergency vehicle including reaction time, mechanical    
          aids and limitations.  The prime focus is to develop        
          precision driving techniques through instructor monitored   
          operation of an emergency vehicle under varying simulated   
          conditions.  Student must be in service as a public safety  
          professional.                                               
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PLE175 - Juvenile Officer

          The material that will be presented is geared to new or     
          relatively new (2 years) police juvenile officers.  Those   
          who successfully complete the written test and practical    
          exercise will receive certification from BMP for completion.
          Course overview:                                            
          - role of the juvenile officer.                             
          - laws and procedures of juvenile arrest.                   
          - juvenile diversion program.                               
          - Investigative techniques.                                 
          - interviewing the child victim/witness.                    
          - substance abuse.                                          
          - gangs and cults.                                          
          - child abuse investigation.                                
          - missing persons.                                          
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PLE201 - Interview & Interrogation

          This is a BMP certified 35 hour course. This course is      
          designed to provide public safety personnel techniques      
          of interviewing and interrogation. Topic will include       
          in-depth coverage of verbal, non-verbal communications,     
          physiological responses, multiple suspect elimination,the   
          interrogation process and legal aspects associated with     
          admissions, confessions and written statements. Each        
          participant will have the opportunity to practice their     
          newly required skills.                                      
          A final written and practical performance test is given,    
          which includes peer assessment.                             
          COURSE OBJECTIVE: At the completion of this course each     
          participant will have developed heightened skills in        
          interviewing and interrogating criminal suspects.           
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PLE204 - Practicumm in Policing, County

          This twenty week course places the recruit officer/deputy   
          into an application laboratory experience in which his/her  
          degree of direct involvement accelerates with experience.   
          He/she applies the principles, theories, and techniques     
          taught in the academy stage, the the operating demands of   
          the street.  The officer/deputy is under the close          
          and continuous supervision of a specially trained           
          assessment professional.  Successful completion of the      
          course leads to certification as a Police Officer by the    
          NYS Bureau for Municipal Police.                            
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PLE210 - Police Supervision

          This course in Public Safety Supervision is a balanced      
          lecture and role play agenda on the authority and           
          responsibilities of first line supervisors.  It focuses on  
          the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to function   
          effectively and professionally for  the public good.        
          The course also provides an opportunity in role playing     
          exercises.  Special emphasis is placed on incident          
          management, leadership skills, communications and           
          resource development.                                       
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PLE220 - Instructor Development

               To successfully complete this course, the participants 
          must be able to prepare, in writing, a training curriculum  
          which includes course objectives, course outline, and a     
          detailed lesson plan; demonstrate the correct use of at     
          least three (3) audio-visual aids; and successfully prepare 
          and present a 50-minute oral presentation of a training     
          topic before the class, utilizing the techniques emphasized 
          in this course.  Each student will be rated according to the
          BMP Instructor Evaluation Checklist.                        
               Each student that successfully completes this program  
          will receive certification from the Bureau for Municipal    
          Police Training as a Police Instructor for general topics.  
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PLE221 - Field Training and Evaluation

          This is an intensive program designed to provide new Field  
          Training Officers with expertise in the area of training    
          and evaluating recent graduates of  the Basic Course for    
          Police Officers.                                            
          Overview of instruction:                                    
          - areas of liability regarding an FTO program.              
          - legal and ethical constraints.                            
          - work and motivation.                                      
          - instructional techniques.                                 
          - conditions of learning in adult education.                
          - the FTO as a counselor.                                   
          - dealing with anger.                                       
          - remedial training strategies.                             
          - objectives of performance and evaluation system.          
          - scale value application.                                  
          - termination procedures (an overview).                     
          - use of patrol/police officer response guide.              
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PLE222 - Firearms Instructor

             The Bureau for Municipal requires all attending students 
          to be BMP certified police instructors.                     
             This course will emphasize instructional and coaching    
          techniques, and the role of the firearmss instructor.       
          Students will receive instruction on the psychology of      
          learning, liability issues, oral communication, lesson      
          planning, range rules, basic fundamentals of shooting, line 
          operations and range commands, scoring techniques,          
          judgemental shooting, and conducting field demonstrations.  
          Each participant is required to demonstrate their           
          understanding of the class material by developing a lesson  
          plan and delivering a 10-minute presentation and a 50-minute
          presentation.                                               
            Final student evaluation will be based on the lesson plan,
          the 50-minute presentation, class participation, and a      
          written exam.                                               
             Students that successfully complete this program will be 
          certified as firearms instructors by the New York State     
          Bureau for Municipal Police.                                
          NOTE:  Each student will need 1400 rounds of ammunition     
          that must be supplied by the student's department.          
          Ammunition must be copper jacketed, copper plated, or       
          NYCLAD, Along with 25 rounds of buckshot and 10 rounds of   
          shotgun slugs.                                              
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PLE230 - Contemporary Issues PubSafety1

          The contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for 
          public safety professionals to intensively confront the     
          operational, administrative, leadership, and training       
          issues of the day in the time-compressed, decision-making   
          environment of public safety agencies.  A lecturer/facilita-
          tor will present the issue to be explored, analyze it and   
          then facilitate an exchange among the students on how the   
          public safety community should respond.  Some examples of   
          issues to be confronted are:  increasing homicide rates,    
          community notification on crime patterns and criminals, bias
          crime, and high-speed pursuits, among others.               
          At the end of the course each student will author a position
          paper on the issue and her/his recommended public safety    
          response.  Due to the changing nature of the subject matter,
          this course may be taken more than once.                    
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PLE233 - Crime Scene/Evidence Handling

          Prerequisites for this training is the successful completion
          of Fingerprint I, Fingerprint II, and Photography for Law   
          Enforcement or one year experience within your department as
          an Evidence Technician.                                     
          Overview of course:                                         
          - forensic anthropology, recover of buried bodies.          
          - application of crime lab technology from crime scene to   
          prosecution.                                                
          - current trends in familiariation of DNA analyses.         
          - cult investigations and crime scenes.                     
          Course objectives: (partial list)                           
          - recognize and estalish the physical boundaries of a crime 
          scene and extensions when present.                          
          - complete a permanent diagram in an accurate and legible   
          manner which indicates the dimensions of a crime scene and  
          all items present including their relative positions.       
          - Gather all existing physical evidence from a crime scene  
          to present an effective and successful courtroom            
          prossecution by recreating the event for a jury.            
          - Successfully complete a final written examination by      
          meeting or exceeding a minimum grade as set by the Training 
          Center.                                                     
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PLE234 - Defensive Tactics Instructor

          Course overview:                                            
          - judicious use of force                                    
          - handcuffing systems                                       
          - straight baton                                            
          - pressure points                                           
          - active counter measures                                   
          - weapon retention                                          
          Prerequisites for this training as required by BMP are:     
          - BMP police instructor                                     
          - minimum 2 years of full-time (or equivalent) service as   
          either  a police officer or peace officer                   
          - good physical condition (MUST physically participate in   
          instruction)                                                
          Those who successfully complete the proficiency test,       
          written test, and presentation evaluation will receive      
          certification as a Defensive Tactics Instructor from the    
          Bureau for Municipal Police.                                
          Each participant must provide a gun belt, handcuffs with    
          key, mouthpiece, straight baton and ring holder, cross      
          trainer gyn shoes, and appropriate clothing for             
          practical training.                                         
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PLE239 - Crime Prevention Refresher

          This course is given to up-date the experienced crime       
          prevention officers in the many areas of crime prevention.  
          Topics include substance abuse, volunteer management,       
          crime analysis, resourse utilization, crime prevention for  
          seniors, security lighting, hardware and alarms. This also  
          includes security field work and the crime prevention       
          survey.                                                     
          A authentic assessment is given which may include one or    
          more of the following: A written exam, oral exam, oral      
          report, practical exam of performance of new skills and     
          peer assessment.                                            
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PLE244 - Firearms Instructor Advanced

          Participants must be a firearms instructor certified by the 
          Bureau for Municipal Police in Firearms.                    
          Overview of course:                                         
          - specialized weapons, (i.e. MP-5, M-16).                   
          - shotgun fire (i.e. Remington 870, 1100)                   
          - reactionary training - use of shell targets               
          - course design development and implementation.             
          - OSHA standards and requirements.                          
          - legal issues relative to firearms training.               
          Participants are required to supply 1,000 rounds of         
          ammunition for their duty weapons.                          
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PLE265 - Supervisor Enhanced In-Service

          This course provides 7-15 hours of annual required common   
          core instruction on operational, supervisory and management 
          theories and techniques for the public safety supervisor.   
          This instruction will encompass from the Bureau of Municipal
          Police, Public Safety Office general subject areas for      
          police in-service education. The subject areas will be legal
          issues; police and the public; police procedures; mechanics 
          for arrest and educational electives.                       
          Objectives:                                                 
          1. Demonstrate a working knowledge and understanding of     
          recent changes in the field through the application of      
          critical thinking skills and the authentic assessment.      
          2. Independently write a position paper on the instruction  
          under study, which includes logically, supported recommenda-
          tions for specific public safety response and implemenation.
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PLE270 - Contemporary Issues PubSafety3

          This contemporary issues course provides the opportunity for
          public safety personnel to intensively confront the         
          operational, administrative, leadership and training issues 
          of the day in the time compressed decision making           
          environment of public safety agencies. A lecture/facilita-  
          tor will present the issue to be explored, analyze it and   
          respond. Some examples of issues to be confronted are:      
          increasing homicide rates, community notification on crime  
          patterns and criminals, bias crime, and high speed          
          pursuits, among others.                                     
          At the end of the course, each student will author a        
          position paper on the issue and their recommended public    
          safety responses. Due to the changing nature of the         
          subject matter, this course may be taken more than once.    
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PLE909 - BTO Recertification

             Part #59 of the NYS Health Law requires every certified  
          Breath Test Operator, who seeks recertification, to         
          demonstrate their proficiency in the operation of each      
          instrument in which they are certified to operate.  This    
          proficiency test must be witnessed by a second certified    
          operator with a written record of this test.                
             A copy of this record, signed by the operator, the       
          witnessing operator, and a officer with the rank of sergeant
          or above, must be presented to the BTO recertification      
          intructor prior to the beginning of this course; for each   
          instrument the officer wishes to be recertified to operate. 
          in those cases where the witnessing BTO is also a supervisor
          one signature will suffice.  The proficiency test record can
          be of a practice test or an actual defendant's test.  We    
          suggest that the original record be maintained by the       
          department                                                  
          NOTE:                                                       
          Please have your BTO permit or the permit number with you.  
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PLE916 - CPR for Law Enforcement

          This public safety course is a one-day training program     
          intended to certify public safety professionals as basic    
          life support providers.  This course is designed to meet the
          needs of public safety professionals who respond to or are  
          confronted with cardiac, and respiratory emergencies.       
          Course topics include:                                      
          -  The role of the healthcare provider and the community.   
          -  The information and techniques needed for adult and      
          pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).              
          -  The anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and     
          respiratory systems.                                        
          -  Risk factors for heart disease and stroke.               
          -  Signals and actions for survival against sudden death.   
          -  Injury prevention in the pediatric age group.            
          -  Safety factors in training and actual rescue.            
          -  Ethical and legal considerations in CPR.                 
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PLE945 - Instructor Evaluator

          This is a BMP certified course which consist of the follow- 
          ing: denoting the criteria of a instructor; what are the    
          steps for an instructor evaluation; demonstrating           
          proficiency by objectively evaluating a police instructor.  
          An assessment will be given at the end of the course        
          consisting of one of the following: oral exam; oral report  
          written report or a practical exam of performance skills.   
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PLE997 - Radar Operator 1-Day Recert

          Officers whose radar certification has expired during the   
          past six months may attend a one-day recertification class  
          to revalidate their certification.                          
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PSC100 - Pub. Safety Telecommunicator

          This is the first course for public safety telecommunicators
          and dispatchers.  It covers operations of a public safety   
          communications center, record keeping, how to communicate   
          clearly in emergency situations, using 911 system communi-  
          cations equipment, and communicating with diverse popula-   
          tions.  Students successfully completing the course will be 
          certified by the Association of Public Safety Communications
          Officers institute.                                         
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PSC101 - Emer. Medical Dispatch

          This course prepares its participants to effectively be able
          to triage illness and injury calls based on the information 
          given by callers and to competently give pre-arrival        
          instructions to those in need of emergency medical services.
          Successful completion leads to certifications by the        
          National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch.             
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PSC181 - Public Safety Dispatching I

          This course concentrates on the techniques, roles and       
          responsibilities of law enforcement dispatching.  Topics    
          covered include laws, regulations, dispatching procedures,  
          recording keeping communications skills, and law enforcement
          information systems like NYSPIN.                            
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PSC182 - Public Safety Dispatching II

          This course concentrates on the techniquies, roles and      
          responsibilities of fire and emergency medical services     
          dispatching.  Topics include laws, regulations, dispatching 
          procedures, recording keeping, communications skills, and   
          mutual aid systems.                                         
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PSP118 - Peace Officer FT Basic (Short)

          This 35-hour course meets the minimum standards mandated by 
          the Bureau for Municipal Police.                            
          NOTE:  This course does not include the 47 hours of firearms
          training mandated for those officers hired after 11/1/91,   
          and who are exempt from the licensing regulations of section
          400.00 of the  NYS Penal Law regardless of whether or not   
          the employer authorizes the officer to carry a weapon during
          the performance of his/her duties.                          
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PSP901 - Applied Training Technician

          This is a course designed for those individuals that are    
          selected to be Training Technicians for companies who have  
          programs for training new employees.  The course involves   
          reviewing learning theory, report writing and review,       
          discipline, counseling and other skills, including role     
          playing, that are required by the company served.  The      
          course is 4 or 5 days in length depending on the needs and  
          numbers of participants.                                    
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PSP906 - Security Guard Pre-Assn Trng

          In 1992, the NYS Legislature passed the Security Guard      
          Act, requiring the licensing of all contractual and         
          proprietary security guard employers.  Additionally, the Act
          requires all secuity guards to register with the Department 
          of State and mandates various training courses for all      
          security guards. Prompted by this legislation, MCC is       
          is offering the basic EIGHT HOUR PRE-ASSIGNMENT COURSE FOR  
          SECURITY GUARDS as required by the New York State Division  
          of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).  This course meets the 
          requirements for New York State mandated security guard     
          training.  This course has been approved by the DCJS and    
          all instructors are certified by the Bureau for Municipal   
          Police.                                                     
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PSP907 - Security Guard 16-Hr OTJ Trng

          This course was developed in response to requests from      
          within the security guard industry.  It is mandated by law  
          that security guards complete 16 hours of on-the-job train- 
          ing.  This course meets the requirements for New York State 
          mandated security guard training.  This course has been     
          approved by the DCJS and all instructors are certified by   
          the Bureau for Municipal Police.                            
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PSP909 - Security Guard 47-Hr Firearms

          The course includes 40 hours of range instruction and       
          qualification; and 7 hours of Use of Force/Deadly Physical  
          Force instruction and examination.  The range qualification 
          practical examination requires at least two qualification   
          scores of 70% (175 out of a possible 250 points) at the end 
          of the 40 hour range instruction.  Use of Force/Deadly      
          Physical Force written exam, based on the lesson plan       
          objectives, requires a minimum score of 70%.                
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PSP910 - Security Guard 8-Hr In-Service

          This course is a requirement for all security guards in     
          New York State and must be completed on a calendar year     
          basis for each year succeeding the completion of the        
          mandated 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security    
          Guards.  This course has been approved by the New York State
          Division of Criminal Justice Services and all instructors   
          are certified by the Bureau for Municipal Police.           
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PSP912 - Security Guard 8-Hr Firearms

          This course is a requirement for all armed security guards  
          in New York State and must be completed on a calendar year  
          basis for each year succeeding the completion of the        
          mandated 47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed         
          Security Guards.  The course includes 5 hours of range      
          instruction, qualification, and examination and 3 hours     
          of Criminal Procedure Law - Article 35 Use of Force/Deadly  
          Physical Force instruction and examination.                 
          The range qualification practical examination requires at   
          least one qualification score of 70% (175 out of a          
          possible 250 points) upon completion of the five hour       
          range instruction.                                          
          The Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force written exam, based  
          on the lesson plan objectives, requires a minimum score     
          of 70%.                                                     
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PSP913 - OCAT R.E.B. Aerosol Basic

          R.E.B. OLEO RESIN CAPSICUM (OC) AEROSOL INSTRUCTOR          
          Upon successful completion of the 8-hour training program,  
          each student will be able to satisfactorily recite or       
          perform the following objectives:                           
          a. NYS laws of arrest relating to use of force by security  
          personnel.                                                  
          b. Principal skills and techniques necessary to understand  
          how and when to use OC.                                     
          c. Techniques to control violent aggressive behavior        
          including the use of OC.                                    
          d. Methods to reduce personal injuries to officers,         
          subjects, and the general public.                           
          e. Methods to increase an officer's confidence in physically
          threatening situations.                                     
          f. Control tactics as a follow-up to the use of OC.         
          g. After care of subjects sprayed with OC.                  
          Students must successfully complete written and proficiency 
          tests in order to be certified.  Course participation alone 
          does not guarantee certification.  At the conclusion of the 
          program, students will receive an OCAT R.E.B. Security      
          International Basic Certification card and reference        
          manual by certified instructors.                            
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PSP914 - Handcuffing - Security Guards

          Upon completion of the 8 hour training program, each        
          student will be able to satisfactorily recite or perform    
          the following objectives:                                   
          - Define the purpose and proper application for             
          handcuffing.                                                
          - Describe and explain the nomenclature of the handcuffs.   
          - Explain the Reactionary Gap principals.                   
          - Demonstrate the Three-point landing, Escort position,     
          and Ground Stabilization techniques.                        
          - Explain and demonstrate:  "yes", "maybe", and "no"        
          handcuffing techniques.                                     
          Students must successfully complete written and             
          proficiency tests.                                          
          Successful completion of the 8 Hour Pre-Assignment          
          Training Course for Security Guards is a prerequisite.      
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PSP915 - Managing Conflicts - Security

          Managing Conflicts is a 16 hour combination of the Basic    
          Handcuffing Course for Security Guards, with the addition   
          of Tactical Communications Defensive Tactics.               
          Tactical Communications:                                    
          At the conclusionn of this program the student will be able 
          to:                                                         
          1.  Define officer safety concepts.                         
          2.  Define the term "objectivity", and how it relates to    
          tactical communications.                                    
          3.  Expain the Goal of law enforcement.                     
          4.  Demonstrate and explain the L.E.A.P.S. principles.      
          5.  List and explain 5 step Personal Contact and 4 step     
          V & T communication procedure.                              
          6.  Explain the S.A.F.E.R. principles.                      
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PST101 - Stress Mgmt - Emerg Responders

          Course content includes nature and causes of stress,        
          assessing the level of stress in an individual and ways     
          in which it can be reduced.                                 
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PST111 - Hazardous Materials Awareness

          Course covers the potential hazardous materials problem     
          in the community, the ways to recognize and identify the    
          presence of hazardous materials and how to determine the    
          materials harmful characteristics through the use of the    
          DOT Guide Book.                                             
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PST112 - Haz Mat & the EMT

          Course covers the potential hazardous material problem in   
          the community, the ways to recognize and identify the       
          presence of hazardous materials, how to determine the       
          materials harmful characteristics through the use of the    
          DOT Guide Book, the hospital's role in caring for a         
          contaminated patient and the interface needed between the   
          Hazardous Materials Response Team and the EMT.              
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PST113 - Haz Mat First Responder Ops

          Course covers an overview of the hazardous materials        
          problem, recognizing and identifying hazardous material     
          presence, concepts of contamination and decontamination,    
          personnel protective gear and how to determine the          
          materials harmful characteristics through the use of        
          DOT Guide Book.                                             
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PST125 - Corporate Fire Brigade Prncpls

          Course content includes, the nature of fire, fire           
          protection equipment and systems, fire inspection and pre-  
          fire planning, personnel safety, alarm and evacuation       
          procedures, CPR, portable fire extinguishers and            
          Hazardous Material Operations Level.  Course material can   
          be modified for site specific applications.                 
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PST130 - Public Safety Incident Mgmt

          Course covers the Incident Command System, the critical     
          task the first responder must perform to stabilize the      
          emergency in the first 20 minutes of the incident.  Skills  
          are developed through a series of simulated emergency       
          incidents using a scale model city.                         
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PST132 - Command Post Operations

          The course content includes the Incident Command System, the
          process of assembling and coordinating the resources        
          required to mitigate an emergency and interfacing with a    
          variety of responding agencies, through classroom           
          presentations and simulations of emergency incidents on a   
          tabletop HO-scale model city.                               
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PST160 - Acute Traumatic Stress Mgmt.

          The course is designed to help public safety providers      
          address emergent phychological needs during a traumatic ex- 
          posure.  The content has been tailored for emergency medical
          service providers, fire service professionals, law enforce- 
          ment responders and emergency communications personnel to   
          help their colleagues and the public cope with the          
          psychological damage of traumatic stress.  Students will    
          also receive training to approprriately deliver death       
          notifications.                                              
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PST201 - Simulation Instructor Dev - PS

          Course content includes concepts of adult learning, TEAM    
          Command philosophy and facilitator behavior during          
          numerous emergency simulation exercises.                    
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PST210 - Mass Casualty Incident Mgmt

          The course provides emergency services responders with a    
          practical approach to managing public safety incidents when 
          they are faced with more patients than there are personnel  
          or equipment to care for them.  Topics include incident     
          scene planning and management and ways to incorporate these 
          principles on all calls involving multiple patients.        
          Prerequisite and/or Co-requisite:  PST130 Public Safety     
          Incident Management.                                        
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PST211 - Hazardous Materials Technician

          Course is designed to increase the participant's skill and  
          knowledge in mitigating the effects to the environment and  
          the community at a hazardous materials incident.            
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PST212 - Hazardous Materials Inc Analys

          Course covers an overview of the hazardous materials        
          problem, detecting and identifying hazardous materials      
          presence, estimating likely harmful effects to the          
          environment and the community and decision making in        
          emergencies.                                                
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PST250 - Pathway To Effective Leading

          Individuals involved in public safety organizations find    
          themselves in formal and informal leadership roles.  This   
          course provides an overview of the concept of leadership,   
          the situational leadership model, and opportunities for     
          each participant to develop selected leadership skills.     
          Both operational and organizational perspectives of public  
          safety leadership are addressed.                            
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PST251 - Understand & Motivate Others

          Leaders and managers in public safety deal with the wide    
          variety of personalities and the need to motivate others    
          in diverse settings.  This course provides a framework to   
          promote the understanding of others' personalities and a    
          model to increase the success of motivators specifically    
          to public safety organizations and environments.            
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PST252 - Understanding the Group

          Public safety leaders and managers need to understand the   
          importance and workings of groups both inside and outside   
          their organizations.  This course introduces the subject    
          of leading groups while focusing on the public safety       
          environment.  Topics include group developmental stages,    
          group goals, subgroups, and maximizing group effectiveness. 
          Emphasis is placed on practical applications or concepts    
          and models.                                                 
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