CTC Firefighting

CTC Firefighting

Thursday, February 23, 2012

First Responder 2/22/12



1.  Patient Assessment
2.  Obtaining Baseline Vitals

Introduction to Firefighting 2/22/12

Journal:  Summarize your historical fire presentation.


1.  Historical Fire Presentations

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Firefighter II 2/21/12

Journal:  Describe your job shadowing experience.


1.  Discuss job shadowing experience
2.  Discuss senior video
3.  Read Chapter 16 and answer FFII questions
4.  PT:  Angie with no pull ups (100 push ups, 100 air squats, and 100 sit ups for time)

Firefighter I 2/21/12

Journal:  Describe the advantages and disadvantages of PPV.


1.  Read Chapter 12 and answer FFI questions.
2.  Water Supply PPT
3.  Connecting to a fire hydrant skill

Thursday, February 16, 2012

First Responder 2/16/12

Journal:  Define AVPU


1.  Test
2.  Secondary Assessment PPT
3.  Secondary Assessment Skills Sheet Memorization

Introduction to Firefighting 2/16/12

Journal:  List the disadvantages of the early hand tub fire engine.


1.  Historical Fire Presentation Research

Firefighter II 2/15/12

Today, the seniors had the opportunity to job shadow at local fire departments throughout the upstate.  A special thanks goes out to the Belton Fire Department, South Greenville Fire Department, Liberty Fire Department, Gantt Fire Department, and the GSP Airport Fire Department.  More information and photos will be available next week.

Trevor Lollis and Cale Sewell checking off Engine 1 at the Belton Fire Department

Firefighter I 2/15/12

Journal:  Describe the steps in PPV ventilation.


1.  Ventilation Assessment

First Responder 2/14/12

Journal:  What should you consider before attempting to move a patient?


1.  Patient Assessment Chapter Questions
2.  Primary Assessment PPT

Introduction to Firefighting 2/14/12

Journal:  Why is teamwork important in the fire service?


1.  History of Firefighting PPT
2.  History of Firefighting Video
3.  Cascade System Demonstration

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Firefighter II 2/13/12

Journal:  How many gallons of foam concentrate is needed to make 500 gallons of foam solution for a polar solvent fire?


1.  Fire Control PPT
2.  FLAG Videos
3.  PT

4 laps
40 push ups
40 sit ups
3 laps
30 push ups
30 sit ups
2 laps
20 push ups
20 sit ups
1 lap
10 push ups
10 sit ups

Firefighter I 2/13/12

Journal:  What needs to be determined before attempting vertical ventilation?


1.  Ventilation PPT.
2.  Ventilation Skills

Friday, February 10, 2012

First Responder 2/10/12

Journal:  What things should an EMR consider before moving a patient?


1.  Emergency Moves Practical
2.  Emergency Moves Assessment
3.  Scene Size up Chapter Questions

Brianna demonstrating the steps for the blanket drag

Dakotah performing the Firefighter Drag

Introduction to Firefighting 2/10/12

Journal:  Diagram the major parts of a SCBA.


1.  SCBA Skills

Firefighter II

Journal:  Critique the live burn scenario.

Objectives:  Welding CPAT Challenge.  More photos and info to come soon.

Firefighter I 2/9/12

Journal:  What are some reasons for performing ventilation?


1.  Ventilation PPT
2.  Clean up the Friendship Fire Truck

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Firefighter II 2/7/12

TCTW Testing

Firefighter I 2/7/12

Journal:  What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial?


1.  Read Chapter 11
2.  Answer Chapter Questions
3.  Ventilation PPt. Part I
4.  Reload Fire Hose on Truck

Friday, February 3, 2012

Firefighter II 2/3/12

Journal:  Describe the different methods of foam application.


1.  Live burn scenario

FIrefighter I 2/3/12

Journal:  Describe the difference between a rotary, a reciprocating, and a ventilation saw.


1.  Chapter 7 and 9 Test
2.  Prep for afternoon live fire scenario
3.  Forcible entry skills assessment

First Responder 2/2/12

Journal:  Draw and Label the Five Major Body Cavities.


1.  Lifting and Moving Chapter Questions
2.  Lifting and Moving PPt.

Introduction to Firefighting 2/2/12

Journal:  What is NFPA 1971?


1.  Gear Drills
2.  Company Maze Evolutions
3.  PT
Annie on the Run with a Twist
Run 4 Laps
40 Jump Ropes
40 Crunches
Run 3 Laps
30 Jump Ropes
30 Crunches
2 Laps
20 Jump Ropes
20 Crunches
1 Lap
10 Jump Ropes
10 Crunches
Don Gear and Go Through the Maze for Time

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Firefighter II 2/1/12

Journal:  Describe the different types of foam.


1.  Foam PPt
2.  Foam Quiz
3.  PT

WOD: Truck Work (Full PPE with SCBA, Breathing Air)
50 Squats
5 Ladder Climbs
40 Squats
4 Ladder Climbs
30 Squats
3 Ladder Climbs
20 Squats
2 Ladder Climbs
10 Squats
1 Ladder Climb

Firefighter I 2/1/12

Journal:  Describe the windows mentioned in the forcible entry chapter


1.  Forcible Entry Videos
2.  Test Review

First Responder 1/31/12

Journal:  Define Negligence, Abandonment, Battery, and Assault.


1.  Anatomy Worksheets
2.  Anatomy PPt

Introduction to Firefighting 1/31/12

Journal:  What is NFPA 1500?


2.  Quiz
3.  Gear Dress Out
4.  Maze