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CERT Firefighter Rehab Training

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Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department

71 School Street

Kilmarnock, VA 22482

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At the conclusion of this module, the participants will be able to:

· Define firefighter rehab.

· Identify the purpose of firefighter rehab.

· Describe the physiological threats to firefighters.

  • Identify the primary causes of injury to firefighters.
  • Identify the primary injuries resulting from firefighting.

· Describe the primary components of firefighting.

· Set up a rehab area.

  • Identify the characteristics required of a rehab location.
  • Identify the types of equipment and supplies needed for firefighter rehab.
  • Explain how to set up a safe firefighter rehab operation.

· Conduct rehab operations.

  1. Describe how to maintain personal safety at the fire scene.
  2. Identify how rehab fits into the Incident Command structure.
  3. Describe the responsibilities of the rehab leader.
  4. Describe the rest and recovery component of firefighter rehab.
  5. Explain how to provide firefighters with relief from the incident and environmental conditions.
  6. Describe how to encourage rehydration in firefighters.
  7. Identify types of nourishment to provide at firefighter rehab.
  8. Describe signs to watch out for when monitoring the physical status of firefighters.
  9. Explain what CERT members should do if they recognize signs of a distressed firefighter.
  10. Describe the systems used to account for the rehab team and the fire team.
  11. Describe the order of operations for firefighter rehab.

Demonstrate the ability to perform various functions of firefighter rehab.

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