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FSC 126 Urban Technical Rescue: Rope Rescue I
Credit Hours:  2.0
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: The basic uses of rope rescue equipment to the standards of the State of Arizona for Rope 1. Students must be employed/a member of public safety. Students sponsored by agencies are required to provide their own equipment. Prerequisite: Director approval required.

Prerequisites: Program Director consent

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Describe and differentiate the types of rope and rope systems as they apply to field application in low angle (0 degree to 90 degree) evacuations.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe and list the different types of hardware and software such as rescue rope, prusiks, webbings harnesses and accessory cord.
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate correct knot tying as required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for rope rescue.
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe mechanical advantage systems.
5. (Synthesis Level) Describe and perform patient packaging in a rope rescue scenario.
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe different types of terrain that will involve the use of rope rescue techniques.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. State of Arizona Fire Marshal Office, technical rescue for ropes standard.
2. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1670, Chapters 4 and 6.
3. NFPA 1983, standard for life safety rope and harnesses.
4. NFPA 1006, standard for technical rescue qualifications, chapters 4, 5, and 6.