This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed to perform in the role of Fireline Medic (EMPF) or Fireline EMT (EMTF) as a Single Resource on Wildland Fires. Topics include position overview; supplies and equipment; assignments as a Single Resource; lessons learned; Medical Unit Leader expectations; emergency evacuations; communications; documentation; navigation and responsibilities; wildland safety considerations; and medical emergencies specific to the wildland arena. This class gives the Fireline EMT/ P or those pursuing the position practical advice on current guidelines for the position.
This course follows the Firescope Curriculum. NWCG and California State Fire Marshal currently have no certification for this course.