Benton County, Oregon

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Benton County Emergency Services – Search & Rescue Certification Courses

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The Benton County Search and Rescue Certification Course is offered once a year.  The 2016 academy will start on March 3rd and end on May 8th. Classes are held Thursday nights 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday‚Äôs starting at 8:30 a.m. with various end times. You can view the last years schedule which will be similar next year by clicking here. The application form is here and the deadline to sign up is February 12th, 2016. Current SAR members are also welcome to attend class sessions to refresh on their skills.

The following curriculum will be covered during the SAR Course and other topics may be added.

 

 

 

 

  • Benton County SAR Plan
  • Bones in the Field
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Canine Resources
  • Clothing & Equipment
  • Communications
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Critical Incident Stress
  • ELT
  • Emergency Responder Preparedness
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Equine Resources
  • Fire
  • Gear Fest
  • HAZMAT Awareness
  • Helicopter Operations
  • Introduction to ICS
  • Introduction to SAR
  • Leave no Trace
  • Lost Subject Behavior
  • Oregon Revised Statue 404
  • Rescue
  • Search Leadership
  • Search Techniques & Strategies
  • Shelter
  • Tracking
  • Water
  • Wilderness Navigation
  • START Triage
  • Visual Searching Strategies