Integrating Technology into Fire and EMS Training M0590

Application period closes May 20, 2019. This is an NFA Online mediated course taught by an instructor with multiple students. Lessons, activities and communication are taught asynchronously through NFA Online, allowing students to complete course work on their own time. Assignment completions have assigned timeframes and all course participants are expected to connect with each other and the instructor two or more times per week.
Curriculum: Training Programs
Training Specialist

Dave Donohue
301-447-1094

Delivery type
Mediated
Continuing education units
4.7
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

This six-week online mediated course addresses instructional methodologies, strategies and technologies used in addressing training for fire and emergency medical services (EMS). The course looks at traditional instructional models and theories as well as new instructional techniques and technology applied to training in order to better serve the adult learner.

Students will explore modules to help prepare them to outline, propose and develop quality training using appropriate technology and strategies:

  • Instructor Basics and Strategies.
  • Training Technologies.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Emerging Issues and Challenges.
  • Training Considerations.
  • Training Program Evaluation and Maintenance.

Selection criteria

Applicants must have completed a basic instructor training program at a local, state, or national organization.

The course is relevant to, but not limited to, training officers with coordination and management responsibilities for training functions in their organization.

Prerequisites

  1. Successful completion of a basic instructor training program at a local, state or national organization.
  2. Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online.

Post-course requirements

None