Fire Science Student Learning Outcomes

Fire Science Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program graduates will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the body’s anatomy & physiology (Scientific Reasoning General Education Outcome)
  • Assess patients for illness and/or injury. (Critical Thinking General Education Outcome)
  • Formulate communication methods with patients and other professionals. (Expression and Exchange of Ideas General Education Outcome)
  • Prepare oral and written patient care reports. (Expression and Exchange of Ideas General Education Outcome)
  • Interpret selected medical abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols. (Information Literacy General Education Outcome)
  • Explain how to properly administer medication. (Critical Thinking General Education Outcome)
  • Use knowledge of cardiology to treat medical emergencies. (Critical Thinking General Education Outcome)

 

Fire Science Program graduates will:

  • Analyze the components of a fire and its major phases (Scientific Reasoning General Education Outcome)
  • Identify primary responsibilities of fire personnel (Information Literacy General Education Outcome)
  • Justify the need for national standards (Expression and Exchange of Ideas General Education Outcome)
  • Describe the principles of fire pump operations. (Scientific Reasoning General Education Outcome)
  • Differentiate between fire suppression agents and strategies (Critical Thinking General Education Outcome)
  • Identify indicators of potential structure failure (Critical Thinking General Education Outcome)
  • Explain the importance of safety on the design of apparatus and equipment. (Scientific Reasoning General Education Outcome)

Program Contact Information

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