Emergency Management News

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Wilderness Search and Rescue #OKfire

This 2 day course is designed to provide students with some basic tools and skills to assist with a lost persons incident. Participants will learn to recognize the need for wilderness search and rescue, properly assess the situation, identify resources needed, and recognize the general hazards with wilderness search and rescue incidents.  Proper equipment selection and basic land navigation will conclude this course. 
Course Content Includes:
Lost Person Behavior
Survival and Safety
Clothing for SAR Responders
Search and Rescue Ready Pack
Search Tactics
Target Audience:
          Fire and Rescue Personnel
            EMS Personnel
            Law Enforcement
            Emergency Management
Course Hours: 16 hours
CEUs: EMS – 12 hours
CLEET – 16 hours
Principal Developers:    Randy Janoe
Fire Chief
Antlers Fire Department
Nick Conner
Park Manager
Osage Hills State Park
For additional information or to schedule a class,
call Jason Louthan, Rescue Programs Coordinator

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