FIRE 206 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services

This course will address the Federal, State, and local laws that regulate emergency services and include a review of national standards, regulations, and consensus standards.

Credits

2 Credits

Cross Listed Courses

N/A

Prerequisite

Acceptance to Program

Corequisite

N/A

Notes

N/A

FIRE 206Legal Aspects of Emergency Services

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Academic

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Acceptance to Program

Corequisite Narrative

N/A

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

N/A

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will address the Federal, State, and local laws that regulate emergency services and include a review of national standards, regulations, and consensus standards.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

UNIT 1 The Legal System of the United States

UNIT 2 Civil Versus Criminal

UNIT 3 Tort Liability

UNIT 4 Negligence

UNIT 5 Judicial System

UNIT 6 Federal Laws and the Fire Service

UNIT 7 Employee Relations

UNIT 8 Fire Prevention and Fire Codes

UNIT 9 Mutual Aid

UNIT 10 Hazardous Materials

UNIT 11 Volunteers/Contracts A. At-will Doctrine

UNIT 12 Arson

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Quizzes, Unit Exams, Writing Assignments, Projects

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Comprehensive Final Examination