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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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PLE101 - Fundamentals of Policing

This course examines the operations of the criminal justice system with special emphasis on the role and responsibili- ties of police officers. Focuses on the legal basis for law enforcement operations starting with the US Constitu- tion and specifically, exploring the NYS Penal Law, Civil Procedure Law, Vehicle and Trafic and Juvenile Procedures. Routine patrol responsibilities are also explained. Must be sworn police officer or sheriff's deputy employed or sponsored by a law enforcement agency.
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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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PLE103 - The Community & Policing

This course is designed to give each officer insight into the cultural diversity and special needs of the community he/she will serve. Special emphasis is placed on ethical issues, stress and community resources and services. The course will also teach the officer how to effectively and compassionately deal with child abuse cases and those involving the non-hearing, as well as how to become a crime prevention resource. 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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PLE202 - Tactical Warrant/Building Search

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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 PubSafety

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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PLE231 - Aerosol Subject Restraint Instructor Course

PLE231 - LE and Security Technology Management

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 PubSafety

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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PLE270 - Multi-Media Workshop for IDS Instructors

PLE270 - Crime Prevention School

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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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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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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.
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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