Emergency Medical Technician (Hillsboro)

Hillsboro Fire Central St, Hillsboro, United States

Summer EMT Course Held May 30, 2024 to Aug 8, 2024. Course has a blended modual of both online and hands on learning skills. Students will recieve their online code, their book and other items needed for the course. The CBT and the practical exam will not be included. For more information please reach out to Becker Training Assoc. at Deb.Boyll@Beckertraining.com or check out our web site at beckertraining.com for course schedules and more.

CIT Refresher- Hoarding 101

Virtual (no location)

Refresher training open to all previously Crisis Intervention Team trained Law Enforcement and First Responders. Training link will be sent once registration is confirmed, but not less than 48 hours prior to the training date

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FP-C, CCP-C, & CFRN Advanced Practice Update and Critical Care Review (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Accepting Waitlist Applications Only. This review course will encompass two days of test taking strategy, and periodic knowledge assessment sessions. This course has been reviewed and approved as an IBSC review course for initial FP-C & CCP-C certification, and continuing education via in person, and online delivery methodology. This course has been designed to meet or exceed the recommendations for material review by the certifying bodies that confer the FP-C, CCP-C, and CFRN® advanced certifications. Course attendance prepares you to understand your knowledge strengths and weaknesses to guide final preparations for certification exam success and/or satisfy advanced recertification and continuing education requirements. This activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association. The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). All Paramedic CE hours are awarded through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Lempster)

Lempster Fire Dept 929 NH-10, Lempster, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Tuftonboro)

Tuftonboro Fire Department 189 MIddle Road, Tuftonboro, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

Confined Space Rescue Technician (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This class is wait list only. Program dates: 6/1, 6/8, 6/9 This class is grant funded and overtime/backfill eligible.  Please answer all questions within the online form for overtime and backfill eligibility.

Free

IAFF Fire Ground Survival (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This class is full.  The purpose of the IAFF Fire Ground Survival program is to ensure that training for Mayday prevention and Mayday operations are consistent between all firefighters, company officers, and chief officers. Firefighters must be trained to perform potentially life-saving actions if they become lost, disoriented, injured, low on air, or trapped. This class is grant funded.  Please email Captain Phil Brunelle at phillip.l.brunelle@dos.nh.gov with any questions. Please see prerequisites listed.  There is an additional online course to be completed by enrolled students prior to the start of class.  Enrolled students will receive notification and directions by email.

Free

Creepy Crawlies & Things with Wings (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

A refresher on New England and New Hampshire biting and stinging insects, insect-borne illnesses, reptiles, and rabid animal bites. We will discuss snakes, snake bites, animal bites, and rabies as well as bed bugs and venomous spiders. Data will be presented with a discussion around Lyme disease and Triple E and well as biting animals and reptiles. We will review signs and symptoms of venomous bites and poisonings. We will cringe at cockroaches and learn more about ladybugs. Finally, we will talk about common bee stings and allergies with a review of the State of New Hampshire Patient Care Protocols in treating these potentially life-threatening incidents.

Free

Building Fire & EMS Talent with an Apprenticeship Program (Stratham)

Stratham Volunteer Fire Department 2 Winnicutt Rd., Stratham, NH, United States

This class will educate leaders of Fire Departments and EMS Units on how an apprenticeship program can help them build talent and fill their workforce needs while having access to technical and financial assistance such as incentives and funding support.

Free

Emergency Medical Technician (Manchester)

Life Safety Institute - Manchester 904 Hanover St Unit 3, Manchester

Please visit lifesafety.org/schedule for more information and scheduling instructions.

Emergency Medical Technician (Manchester)

Life Safety Institute - Manchester 904 Hanover St Unit 3, Manchester

Please visit lifesafety.org/schedule for more information and scheduling instructions.

Emergency Medical Technician (Manchester)

Life Safety Institute - Manchester 904 Hanover St Unit 3, Manchester

Please visit lifesafety.org/schedule for more information and scheduling instructions.

CPAT Prep for Women (Laconia)

Merrill Fay Arena 468 Province Rd, Laconia, NH, United States

This one day class helps prepare and mentor female candidates to pass CPAT and also helps them work toward their career in the Fire Service.  It will also provide networking and fellowship opportunities.  Open to women ages 18+. This course is free.

Free

Candidate Physical Ability Exam (Laconia)

Merrill Fay Arena 468 Province Rd, Laconia, NH, United States

• Please register through the online application at RespondNH.org. • You will need to create an account if you have not already done so. • Orientation is available prior to the exam and must be noted in your application.

N0312-Command and Control of Incident Operations (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

In this 6-day course, fire officers are introduced to the Incident Command System (ICS), and they study proper command techniques for control and extinguishment of fires ranging from small, residential structures to multi-occupancy, commercial complexes. Topics covered include: Problem-solving and fire command. Interagency and mutual aid. The ICS and incident management. Size-up and strategy, tactics and action plans. Truck company operations and engine company operations. Building construction and fire behavior. Pre-incident preparation, incident organization and strategic command. Special emphasis is placed on firefighter safety. Standard Prerequisites: ICS 100/200 Course dates are Wednesday through Friday (June 12-14) AND Monday through Wednesday (June 17-19)

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W0602 Shaping the Future (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course is designed to assist first and second level supervisors and Company Officers (COs) in developing knowledge and skills in contemporary approaches to organizational problem-solving. Topics include: Use of creative approaches to identifying trends within their organizations. Applying problem-solving methodologies. The importance and application of continuous improvement within organizations. How to quantify problems and solutions. Factors in organizational and individual resistance to change. Strategies for implementing change. The course incorporates facilitated, student-centered methodologies, including lecture, small and large group activities, and individual assessments. Pre-requisites: ICS 100 and ICS 200 Instructor: Chief Darryl Jones, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

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O0729 Incident Safety Officer (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses.  This course focuses on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer and emphasizes response to all-hazards types of situations. Standard Prerequisites: ICS 100/200 National Fire Academy Course-Instructor Chief Leonard Carmichael (Ret.)

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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (Hampton)

FireMed-Hampton 8 Merrill Industrial Drive Suite 8, Hampton, United States

The FireMed Advanced EMT course will build a solid foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, and leadership. This in person class offers the student a combined 84 hours of hands on skill sessions and clinical time. FireMed has clinical affiliations with departments and hospitals throughout the state of New Hampshire. This Advanced EMT course is designed to teach leadership and decision making skills while following the national scope of practice model. All FireMed courses include a psychomotor competency portfolio skill assessment. We do not use canned descriptions or course curriculums. We offer real world instruction from leaders in the EMS field that includes VERY limited power point presentations. Your success is our success. Join us at www.nhfiremed.com.

Hazardous Materials Spill Response (presented by NH Department of Environmental Services) (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 8-hour course will review the basics of response to common hazardous materials incidents seen in New Hampshire, including resources to support departments and their communities in management, cleanup, and reporting. This course includes both classroom discussion and practical evolutions. Practical evolutions include equipment demonstrations and spill control techniques (protecting catch basins, underflow dams, etc.) This seminar is offered jointly between the NH Department of Environmental Services and the Division of Fire Standards and Training & EMS.

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Creepy Crawlies & Things with Wings

Virtual Event Virtual Event

A refresher on New England and New Hampshire biting and stinging insects, insect-borne illnesses, reptiles, and rabid animal bites. We will discuss snakes, snake bites, animal bites, and rabies as well as bed bugs and venomous spiders. Data will be presented with a discussion around Lyme disease and Triple E and well as biting animals and reptiles. We will review signs and symptoms of venomous bites and poisonings. We will cringe at cockroaches and learn more about ladybugs. Finally, we will talk about common bee stings and allergies with a review of the State of New Hampshire Patient Care Protocols in treating these potentially life-threatening incidents.

2024 Three State Weekend (Emmitsburg, MD)

National Fire Academy 16825 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD, United States

This year our Three State Weekend will be June 21st – 23rd 2024, at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD. The deadline to apply is April 26, 2024. There are nine great course offerings available. This is a Three State Weekend, National Fire Academy course. Students must arrive on campus by 5 PM on Friday evening, 21 June. The tuition is being covered by the NH Fire Academy and EMS. Students are responsible for their own travel and the cost of their meal ticket . Classes on Sunday will go to 4 PM. Registration closes Friday, 26 April.. Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (W0455) Executive Skills Series: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change (W0521) Shaping the Future (W0602) Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist (W0633) Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction (W0635) Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (W0648) Incident Safety Officer (W0729) New Fire Chief: Contemporary Issues (W0762) Fire Investigation: First Responders (W0770)

Extreme Weather Emergencies & Natural Disasters (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This workshop will explore the broad array of response-based risks faced by responders during natural disasters and how to mitigate their impacts. Objectives: • To mitigate weather-related impacts on responders. • To identify other risks related to exposure such as mold, flood water contaminants, etc • To monitor your team during a response for early recognition of potential health threats.

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Trench Rescue Technician (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This class is full. This course is grant funded with overtime and backfill eligibility.  Please fill out the entire online form for overtime and backfill eligibility.

Free

POWER- Training program for First Responders (03301)

Police Standards and Training 17 Institute Drive, 03301, NH, United States

Nationally certified curriculum serving as a train-the-trainer. This program is interactive and teaches mindfulness practices, de-escalation, stress management and self- care. It will enhance performance and develop leadership capacity. POWERtrng.pdf

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Sleep Hygiene (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Understanding the effects of sleep deprivation and learning the importance of sleep cycles. Also, we will discuss and how sleep disorders impact fitness for duty and quality of life. Finally we will discuss strategies to improve sleep.

Meaningful Measurements: Test Item Writing (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Confined Space Rescue Technician (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This class is grant funded and overtime/backfill eligible.  Please fill out the entire online form for overtime and backfill eligibility.

Free

Meaningful Measurements: Test Item Writing-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Medical Neurological Emergencies (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This course is an all-level review of neurological emergencies with a heavy focus on medical simulation. Participants of this program will be provided with opportunities to simulate various neurological emergencies in an out-of-hospital scenario. Participants will be expected to provide hands-on care for the simulated patient and work as part of a novel rescue team.

Extreme Weather Emergencies & Natural Disasters- Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This workshop will explore the broad array of response-based risks faced by responders during natural disasters and how to mitigate their impacts. Objectives: • To mitigate weather-related impacts on responders. • To identify other risks related to exposure such as mold, flood water contaminants, etc • To monitor your team during a response for early recognition of potential health threats.

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Recruitment & Retention for Volunteer Fire Departments (Lincoln)

Lincoln Town Hall 148 Main St., Lincoln, NH, United States

Haverhill Fire Department's Chief Phil Blanchard will be presenting on the successful strategies he has implemented to recruit and retain his members. Topics include leadership, mentoring, and how to create a structured and successful staffing program that works for New Hampshire. The class will be held at the Lincoln Town Hall located at 148 Main Street in Lincoln, NH. Open to all New Hampshire Fire Departments and EMS Units.

Free

Wage & Hour Laws Bootcamp (Dover)

Dover Fire Department 262 Sixth Street, Dover, NH, United States

U.S. Department of Labor’s Northern New England District Office will present on common mistakes that department leaders make when paying their First Responders. Topics include: • Brief overview of what counts as hours worked when there are required trainings, meetings, and when required to sleep on premises of firehouse. • Types of payments (nominal fee, stipend, point-system, per call, and how certain methods create an employee-employer relationship) • When minimum wage is required and when it is exempt • Working dual roles as same type of service or same public agency • How to calculate overtime (which bonuses get included when calculating the rate) • Minimum age to work in firefighting and ambulance services Knowing how to correctly pay your staff can help prevent complaints, potential investigations, and help RETAIN your employees.

Free

Candidate Physical Ability Test (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

• Please register through the online application at RespondNH.org. • You will need to create an account if you have not already done so. • Orientation is available prior to the exam and must be noted in your application.

Firefighter I (Madison)

Madison Fire Dept 1917 Village Rd, Madison, United States

For additional information, please email Captain Brunelle at phillip.l.brunelle@dos.nh.gov Cost: Affiliated $160 Non-Affiliated $4,725

Firefighter I & II (Sunapee)

Sunapee Fire Department 9 Sargent Road, Sunapee, NH, United States

Cost: Affiliated $280 Non-Affiliated $6,405 Please email Captain Tillson at theodore.b.tillson@dos.nh.gov for more information regarding this course.

Financial Fitness for First Responders (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

In this class, we'll cover a range of topics designed to empower you with the tools and insights necessary to achieve financial security and stability. From budgeting and managing debt to investing wisely and planning for the future, we'll delve into practical strategies tailored to the unique circumstances and needs of first responders. Financial fitness isn't just about maximizing your income or cutting expenses; it's about making informed decisions that align with your goals and values, both personally and professionally. Whether you're just starting your career or are a seasoned veteran, there's always something new to learn and apply to improve your financial health. Presenting will be Chief Don DeAngelis of Epping Fire & Rescue who pursued his passion for Fire and EMS in 1979 and is one of NH’s original paramedics. He has a master’s degree in Adult Education and more importantly he has earned the respect of countless Firefighters and EMS providers throughout the State.

Free

Certified Fire Investigator (NH CFI) (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Students must be present for each class, there are no make-up dates available.  In-person class days: August 22 – Orientation Day / Legal Considerations Class September 9 to 13 – Course Content September 23 to 27 – Course Content September 30 – Course Content October 17 – Course Content October 31 – Case Presentation Day November 7 - Final Written Exam

Fire Officer I (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Course Schedule: 9/3- NHFA 9/10- NHFA 9/17- Virtual 9/24- Virtual 10/1- Break 10/8- NHFA Affiliated Rate: $180.00   Non-Affiliated Rate: $745.00

Free

Emergency Medical Technician (Hampton)

FireMed-Hampton 8 Merrill Industrial Drive Suite 8, Hampton, United States

eric.trottier@nhfiremed.com 603-402-2242 www.nhfiremed.com

Frequently Forgotten BUT Definitely Damaging: Over-the-Counter Overdose (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This presentation will specifically address common over-the-counter medications that are readily available to the individual and often forgotten by the EMS Healthcare Provider when developing their differential diagnosis for altered mental status or sick person situations. We will specifically cover acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin as it relates to overdose thresholds, signs and symptoms, and treatment modalities. Objectives: • Review your approach and general assessment techniques of an ADULT OR PEDIATRIC AMS or Sick person call – it is more than just SAMPLE! • Address the threshold dosing and the signs and symptoms for the following OTC medications: acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin • Describe the pre-hospital treatment modalities for the above overdoses and any short-term and long-term impacts of toxic episodes

Free

Firefighter II (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Cost:  NH Affiliated $180, Non-Affiliated $2,600 This course will be held every Sunday starting 9/8/2024.  Please contact Captain Tillson at theodore.b.tillson@dos.nh.gov with questions regarding this course.

Emergency Medical Technician (Manchester)

Life Safety Institute - Manchester 904 Hanover St Unit 3, Manchester

Please visit lifesafety.org/schedule for more information and scheduling instructions.

Paramedic (Manchester)

New England EMS Institute 1050 Holt Ave, Manchester, NH, United States

Fire Inspector I 1031.2014 (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Schedule: 09-12-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Orientation, Codes & Standards, Report Writing, Historical Perspectives 09-19-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Inspector Duties & Authority, Performing Inspections, Fire Behavior 09-26-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Building Construction, Occupancy Types 10-03-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Electrical & HVAC Hazards, Fire Detection Systems, Portable Fire Extinguishers 10-10-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Fire Flows, Fire Suppression Systems 10-17-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Occupancy Loads, Means of Egress, Evacuation Plans & Occupant Safety 10-24-2024: 0830-1700 NHFA Plans & Site Review, Storage & Handling Practices, Housekeeping 10-31-2024: 0830-1700 Location: TBD Conducting Inspections: Place of Assembly, Educational, Mercantile, Oil Burner, Foster Care / DHHS 11-14-2024: 0830-1100 NHFA Written Certification Test

Recruit School (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Class dates have been updated as of 5/21/24 (See below for schedule). Tuition: NH Affiliated $280, Non-Affiliated: $6,405 Contact Capt Tillson via email for any questions at theodore.b.tillson@dos.nh.gov Recruit School Fall 2024- Schedule of important dates: 16 September 2024 - Orientation 18 September 2024 - Health and Wellness 21 October 2024 - First Day of on Campus Class 12 or 13 December 2024 - Graduation  

Measure the Measurement: Test Item Evaluation (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Frequently Forgotten BUT Definitely Damaging: Over-the-Counter Overdose-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This presentation will specifically address common over-the-counter medications that are readily available to the individual and often forgotten by the EMS Healthcare Provider when developing their differential diagnosis for altered mental status or sick person situations. We will specifically cover acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin as it relates to overdose thresholds, signs and symptoms, and treatment modalities. Objectives: • Review your approach and general assessment techniques of an ADULT OR PEDIATRIC AMS or Sick person call – it is more than just SAMPLE! • Address the threshold dosing and the signs and symptoms for the following OTC medications: acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, guanfacine, dextromethorphan, and melatonin • Describe the pre-hospital treatment modalities for the above overdoses and any short-term and long-term impacts of toxic episodes

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Keene)

Keene Fire Department 31 Vernon St., Keene, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

Emergency Medical Responder (Glen)

Bartlett/Jackson Emergency Services 90 US-302, Glen, NH, United States

There is no cost for this 100% funded program. This includes a textbook, audiobook, quizzes, online lectures, skills sessions, study materials, and one State EMR Practical Exam. This is a hybrid course with online lectures on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 18:00 to 22:00, and in-person skills on Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. Online lectures will be held through the www.nhfaemslearning.org website. Internet access and a RespondNH account are required. For more information, contact State Initial EMS Programs Coordinator, Karen Scott at, Karen.J.Scott@dos.nh.gov

Free

PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) (Bethlehem)

Raymond S. Burton Training Facility 80 Ray Burton Drive, Bethlehem, NH, United States

NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is recognized around the world as the leading continuing education program for prehospital emergency trauma care. The mission of PHTLS is to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care. PHTLS is developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. The Committee provides the medical direction and content oversight for the PHTLS program. PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care. The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics: Physiology of life and death Scene assessment Patient assessment Hemorrhage control Airway Breathing, ventilation, and oxygenation Circulation and shock Special populations The course emphasizes application of trauma education through case studies, skills practice, and patient simulations. PHTLS is the global gold standard in prehospital trauma education and is taught in over 80 countries. PHTLS is appropriate for EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and other prehospital practitioners. PHTLS is accredited by CAPCE and recognized by NREMT.

Free

Measure the Measurement: Test Item Evaluation-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

SIRS, SEPSIS, Shock, and Death: Recognition and Intervention for Systemic Infection (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

The longer a patient has an infection from any source, the greater the likelihood of that infection taking hold and progressing to SEPSIS. This class will walk providers through the pathway of infection, systemic inflammatory response, SEPSIS, shock, and death. We will talk about how to recognize this progression and intervene before it's too late. Objectives: • Define key terms related to systemic infection, • Explain the pathological sequence from infection to death, • Recognize signs of systemic infection, • Treat the symptoms of systemic infection, • Communicate with other healthcare providers regarding a patient's condition

Free

EMS Grand Rounds: Altered Mental Status (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

A review of altered mental status emergencies in the Capitol catchment area with Concord Hospitals EMS Medical Director.

Free

F0146 Supervising Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course provides an introduction to the knowledge, skills and abilities required to navigate current emergency medical services (EMS) management issues and the challenges in moving from EMS provider to EMS supervisor. Course topics and activities include: The transition to leadership. Time and task management. Communication. Information and technology. Talent management. Health and safety. Prerequisites are ICS 100 and 200.  This is a grant funded class.  If you have any questions pertaining to this course, please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov.  

Free

Fire Officer II (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Course Schedule: 10/15- Virtual 10/22- Virtual 10/29- Virtual 11/5- Virtual 11/12- Break 11/20- NHFA 11/21- NHFA 11/26- NHFA

Free

SIRS, SEPSIS, Shock, and Death: Recognition and Intervention for Systemic Infection

Virtual (no location)

The longer a patient has an infection from any source, the greater the likelihood of that infection taking hold and progressing to SEPSIS. This class will walk providers through the pathway of infection, systemic inflammatory response, SEPSIS, shock, and death. We will talk about how to recognize this progression and intervene before it's too late. Objectives: • Define key terms related to systemic infection, • Explain the pathological sequence from infection to death, • Recognize signs of systemic infection, • Treat the symptoms of systemic infection, • Communicate with other healthcare providers regarding a patient's condition

Free

Candidate Physical Ability Test (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Please register through the online application at RespondNH.org. You will need to create an account if you have not already done so. Orientation is available prior to the exam and must be noted in your application.

F0521 ESS: Exercising Leadership to Facilitate Adaptive Change (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

The purpose of this 2-day course is to provide skills that individuals in positions of authority can use to exercise leadership when confronted with adaptive challenges. The goal of this course is for participants to develop an understanding of skills associated with exercising leadership to resolve adaptive problems — those problems where the solution is either unknown or requires significant change, or both. This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with any questions pertaining to this course.  

Free

Fire & Emergency Services Instructor II 1041.2020

Virtual (no location)

In Person Orientation 10/21/24 -1800-2200 NHFA-Concord Virtual Classes - 1800-2200 - All in 2024: 10/23, 10/28, 10/30, 11/4, 11/6, 11/13, 11/18, 11/20 Testing - In Person 12/7/24 - NHFA-Concord - 0900-1200

Pre Hospital and Interfacility Transport Stoke Care (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This course will review current best practices for stroke care from a pre hospital and interfacility perspective. Focus of course will be on identification and triage care of acute neurological processes in the pre hospital via case studies and a review of basic neuro physiology. Special attention to the complexities of neurological deficits; particularity stroke, treatment options that require time sensitive care and specific destinations for that care. Lastly, the course will review special considerations for transporting the stroke patient between facilities. After this course learners will be able to : • List the common stroke risk factors • Recognize the signs of stroke; including uncommon presentations. • Verbalize the goals of care at scene strokes • Acknowledge understanding of the current NH state protocol for stroke care and destination decision directives • Identify assessment priorities and treatment options during neurological patient transport • Describe time sensitive treatment options for both ischemic and hemorrhagic acute stroke

Free

Warrants & Citations (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Annual Warrants and Complaints class offered at the NH Fire Academy and in conjunction with the NH Fire Marshal's Office.

Free

F0633: Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist is a 2-day course based on the requirements of National Fire Protection Association 1035, Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and Youth Firesetter Program Manager Professional Qualifications pertaining to the youth firesetting intervention specialist. This course focuses on how identification, intake, screening, disposition and follow-up are used to mitigate youth firesetting behavior. Course content includes understanding the motivations behind youth firesetting and how the impact of adverse childhood experiences and behavioral/mental health changes can influence firesetting behaviors. This course is for the practitioner who provides services at the program delivery level. This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with any questions pertaining to this course.

Free

Designing Simulation-Based Education (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Candidate Physical Ability Test (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

• Please register through the online application at RespondNH.org. • You will need to create an account if you have not already done so. • Orientation is available prior to the exam and must be noted in your application.

Designing Simulation-Based Education-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

Locations: All in-person sessions will be held at the Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH 03301. Links to the online sessions will be sent out the week prior to the start date. Portions of sessions may be recorded and made available online at a later date. Workshops require participants to bring an element of their practice to work on. Course Contact:  For more information about these sessions, contact Max Dodge, FSTEMS Curriculum Administrator at, Peter.M.Dodge@dos.nh.gov or (603) 369-7980

Pre Hospital and Interfacility Transport Stoke Care

Virtual (no location)

This course will review current best practices for stroke care from a pre hospital and interfacility perspective. Focus of course will be on identification and triage care of acute neurological processes in the pre hospital via case studies and a review of basic neuro physiology. Special attention to the complexities of neurological deficits; particularity stroke, treatment options that require time sensitive care and specific destinations for that care. Lastly, the course will review special considerations for transporting the stroke patient between facilities. After this course learners will be able to : • List the common stroke risk factors • Recognize the signs of stroke; including uncommon presentations. • Verbalize the goals of care at scene strokes • Acknowledge understanding of the current NH state protocol for stroke care and destination decision directives • Identify assessment priorities and treatment options during neurological patient transport • Describe time sensitive treatment options for both ischemic and hemorrhagic acute stroke

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Fire Officer I (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

Course Schedule: 12/4- NHFA 12/11- NHFA 12/18- Break 01/8-Virtual 1/15- Virtual 1/29- NHFA Affiliated Rate: $180.00   Non-Affiliated Rate: $745.00

Free

Cognitive Bias in EMS (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This workshop will look at the role that cognitive bias can play in our interactions with our patients. We will examine potential pitfalls bias might lead to regarding the level of care we provide. Objectives: • To identify what cognitive bias is. • To consider the root cause of our respective biases. • How to be cognitive of a bias in the field and adjust our behavior. • To identify the impacts that bias has on our patient care.

Free

Cognitive Bias in EMS-Virtual

Virtual (no location)

This workshop will look at the role that cognitive bias can play in our interactions with our patients. We will examine potential pitfalls bias might lead to regarding the level of care we provide. Objectives: • To identify what cognitive bias is. • To consider the root cause of our respective biases. • How to be cognitive of a bias in the field and adjust our behavior. • To identify the impacts that bias has on our patient care.

Free

F0457: Decision Making for Initial Company Operations (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course is designed to develop the decision-making skills needed by Company Officers (COs) to accomplish assigned tactics at structure fires. All activities and scenarios used in this course are based on structure fires. With the real possibility of being the first to arrive at an incident, the CO’s initial decisions will have an impact throughout the entire incident. It is vital that COs be able to make good management decisions that have a favorable impact on the eventual outcome. In addition to a possible role as the initial Incident Commander, the CO may well be assigned a subordinate position within the Incident Command System (ICS) organization. COs need to have a clear understanding of the system, the position that they are assigned to, and their role in the organization if they are to function effectively and help make the system work. Standard prerequisites are ICS 100 and ICS 200.   This course is grant funded.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with questions pertaining to this course.

Free

F0729: Incident Safety Officer (Concord)

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility 98 Smokey Bear Blvd, Concord, NH, United States

This 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses.  This course focuses on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer and emphasizes response to all-hazards types of situations.  Standard Prerequisites are ICS 100 and ICS 200. This is a grant funded course.  Please contact Bureau Chief Scott Doherty at scott.m.doherty@dos.nh.gov with questions pertaining to this course.

Free