ERIC Number: ED167812
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Training Program for Operation of Emergency Vehicles. Course Guide.
INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
Guidelines for organizing and administering the three-part Emergency Vehicle Operation (EVO) Course are provided. The first section of the guide describes the course structure and lists the unit objectives (by unit module) for each of the courses's three parts. Part I contains seven units, organized into twenty-one modules, to be taken by all trainees in a classroom setting. Topics include introduction, legal aspects of EV, selecting routes and reporting emergency operations, preparing to drive an EV, important physical forces and EV control, and handling unusual driving situations. Part II contains three units (six modules), one of which is to be taken by each trainee in a classroom setting: operation of law enforcement, operation of ambulances, and operation of fire apparatus. Part III provides in-vehicle practice exercises for the type of vehicle the trainee will drive. The second section of the guide discusses five areas of concern in planning and administering the course: instructor and trainee qualifications, class size, classroom training resources, and scheduling. The third section describes the special requirements for the range/practical exercises, including range characteristics, number and types of vehicles, necessary and desirable equipment, and administrative considerations. The final section provides guidelines for monitoring and evaluating the course. Titles and descriptions of audiovisual aids are provided in the appendix. (Available separately are instruction lesson plans, CE 020 286, and a trainee study guide, CE 020 287.) (JH)
Descriptors: Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Driver Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Programs, Emergency Programs, Emergency Squad Personnel, Learning Activities, Program Administration, Program Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 050-003-00330-1)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
Note: For related documents see CE 020 286-287