Fire Training Activities
- October 13 - 15, 2016 Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations Course.
- November 14, 2016 Multi-Lead Medics 12 Lead ECG Course (8 hours) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Register for class.
- November 15, 2016 Slap the Cap! The Role of Capnography in EMS (6 hours) 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Register for class.
Dr. Richard Gasaway
January 15 2019 Situational Awareness Matters!
Flawed Situational Awareness: The stealth killer of first responders
January 16 Leadership Toolbox
Dr. Gasaway is widely considered to be one of the nation's leading authorities on human error, situational awareness and high-risk decision making processes. His work has been chronicled in more than 45 books, book chapters, journals and website articles; and he has delivered over 4,000 presentations to 62,000+ first responders, business leaders, industrial workers, medical providers, utility worker and military personnel worldwide. Dr. Gasaway served 30+ years in fire, EMS, rescue and emergency management and he held positions of firefighter, EMT-paramedic, lieutenant, captain, assistant chief and fire chief in 6 emergency service organizations in West Virginia, Ohio, and Minnesota.
CHI / St. Lukes Stroke Lab
Chethan Rao, MD
Suzan Styron RN, CNRN, SCRN
The Pearland Fire Department will be hosting a training class on stroke education presented by the Neuroscience department at Baylor St. Luke’s and PHI Air Medical. Instructional methods to include hands on sheep brain dissection and interactive discussion.
Session objectives include:1. Review the importance of clear eligibility criteria for thrombectomy.
2. Explore endovascular treatments of stroke through simulations.
3. Discuss the importance of collaboration in diagnosis and treatment of AIS.
4. Develop an appreciation of the complexity of the brain through sheep brain dissection.