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Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition

The Complete Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution!

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the third edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, the next step in the evolution of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training. With superior teaching and learning tools, the first and second editions of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills set a new benchmark in fire fighter training. Now the NFPA, IAFC, and Jones & Bartlett Learning are proud to raise the bar for the fire service again.

Comprehensive Content

The third edition covers the entire spectrum of the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, as well as the requirements for Operations level responders in the 2013 Edition of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. From fire suppression to hazardous materials to emergency medical care, this one volume covers all of Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II training requirements.

Tools for Success

The Third Edition is loaded with tools designed to prepare students for the job, including: 

  • Skill drills leave the confines of the printed page. See skills performed in real-time by swiping QR Codes with your smart phone or tablet.
  • Quickly identify Fire Fighter II content and skill drills through clear visual roadmaps.
  • Rapidly access content through clear and concise Knowledge and Skill Objectives with page references, as well as NFPA 1001 and 472 correlations.
  • Encourage critical thinking skills. Fire Fighter I and Fire Fighter II case studies offer students a genuine context for applying the knowledge presented in the chapter.

Dynamic Technology Solutions

World-class content joins instructionally sound design in a user-friendly online interface to give both educators and students a truly interactive and engaging learning experience with:

  • Web Tools, including an Audio Book
  • Learning Management System
  • eBook
  • Interactive Lectures
  • TestPrep

The "sandbox" environment is designed to allow instructors the opportunity to test system functionality. The entire site automatically resets to its original appearance every 5 hours. Take a tour of a "live" sample chapter or lesson right from your desktop by clicking the "sandbox" link. Use the posted username and password to log in.

username:
password:
firedemo
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Chapter  1  The History and Orientation of the Fire Service
Chapter  2  Fire Fighter Safety
Chapter  3  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
Chapter  4  Fire Service Communications
Chapter  5  Incident Command System
Chapter  6  Fire Behavior
Chapter  7  Building Construction
Chapter  8  Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter  9  Fire Fighter Tools and Equipment
Chapter  10  Ropes and Knots
Chapter  11  Response and Size-Up
Chapter  12  Forcible Entry
Chapter  13  Ladders
Chapter  14  Search and Rescue
Chapter  15  Ventilation
Chapter  16  Water Supply
Chapter  17  Fire Attack and Foam
Chapter  18  Fire Fighter Survival
Chapter  19  Salvage and Overhaul
Chapter  20  Fire Fighter Rehabilitation
Chapter  21  Wildland and Ground Fires
Chapter  22  Fire Suppression
Chapter  23  Preincident Planning
Chapter  24  Fire and Emergency Medical Care
Chapter  25  Emergency Medical Care
Chapter  26  Vehicle Rescue and Extrication
Chapter  27  Assisting Special Rescue Teams
Chapter  28  Hazardous Materials: Overview
Chapter  29  Hazardous Materials: Properties and Effects
Chapter  30  Hazardous Materials: Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards
Chapter  31  Hazardous Materials: Implementing a Response
Chapter  32  Hazardous Materials: Personal Protective Equipment, Scene Safety, and Scene Control
Chapter  33  Hazardous Materials: Response Priorities and Actions
Chapter  34  Hazardous Materials: Decontamination Techniques
Chapter  35  Terrorism Awareness
Chapter  36  Fire Prevention and Public Education
Chapter  37  Fire Detection, Protection, and Suppression Systems
Chapter  38  Fire Cause Determination

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Established in 1873, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is a powerful, professional membership organization of more than 12,600 chief fire and emergency officers. The mission of the IAFC is to provide leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chief fire officers, and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services, and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities. Members of the IAFC are the world’s leading experts in fire fighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation.

Additional Titles by this Author

National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, building, electrical, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden for fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Developer of the National Electrical Code®, and 300 other codes and standards through a full, open-consensus process, NFPA also produces educational curricula, including the Risk Watch® community-based injury prevention curriculum and the Learn Not to Burn® fire safety curriculum. NFPA headquarters is in Quincy, Massachusetts.

$678.95

Instructor's ToolKit CD

ISBN-13: 9781284089561

Preparing for class is easy with the resources on the Instructor’s ToolKit CD. The CD includes the following resources:

Adaptable PowerPoint presentations that provide instructors with a powerful way to create presentations that are educational and engaging to their students. These slides can be modified and edited to meet instructors’ specific needs.

Lecture Outlines that include all of the topics covered in the text. The lecture outlines can be modified and customized to fit any course.

Image and Table Bank- Offers a selection of the most important images and tables found in the text. Instructors can use these graphics to incorporate more images into the PowerPoint presentations, make handouts, or enlarge a specific image for further discussion.

Detailed lesson plans keyed to the PowerPoint presentations with sample lectures, lesson quizzes, and teaching strategies.

Teaching tips and ideas to enhance your presentation.

Answers to all end-of-chapter student questions found in the text.

In order to meet your course delivery needs, the resources on the Instructor’s Tool Kit CD are available for Fire Fighter Level I, Fire Fighter Level II, or Fire Fighter Levels I & II (combined).

$372.95
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Instructor's Test Bank CD

ISBN-13: 9781284077490

The Instructor’s Test Bank CD contains an abundance of multiple-choice and scenario-based questions, and allows instructors to create tailor-made classroom tests and quizzes quickly and easily by selecting, editing, organizing, and printing a test along with an answer key, including page references to the text.

In order to meet your course delivery needs, the questions on the Instructor’s Test Bank CD are available for Fire Fighter Level I, Fire Fighter Level II, or Fire Fighter Levels I & II (combined).

$70.95

Student Workbook

ISBN-13: 9781449688240

This resource is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension of the course material through use of the following materials:

  • Case studies and corresponding questions
  • Figure-labeling exercises
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Matching, fill-in-the-blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions

NOTE: Answers to questions in the Student Workbook are available in the Instructor's Tool Kit.

$252.95

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Premier Package

Bundle ISBN: 9781284030600
Components of the Package include: Print Textbook, Print Student Workbook, Interactive eBook (eFolio), Course Management Tools (Course Manager), Practice Activities at www.Fire.JBPub.com, Assessment (TestPrep), Interactive Course Lectures
$195.95

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Premier Package (Without Student Workbook)

Bundle ISBN: 9781284048926
Components of the Package include: Print Textbook, Interactive eBook (eFolio), Course Management Tools (Course Manager), Practice Activities at www.Fire.JBPub.com, Assessment (TestPrep), Interactive Course Lectures
$129.95

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Advantage Package (Without Student Workbook)

Bundle ISBN: 9781284048025
Components of the Package include: Print Textbook, Course Management Tools (Course Manager), Practice Activities at www.Fire.JBPub.com
$219.95

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Preferred Package

Bundle ISBN: 9781284048032
Components of the Package include: Print Textbook, Print Student Workbook, Interactive eBook (eFolio), Course Management Tools (Course Manager), Practice Activities at www.Fire.JBPub.com, Assessment (TestPrep)
$179.95

Textbook and Student Workbook

Bundle ISBN: 9781284055030
This package contains the Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Third Edition textbook and the Student Workbook.
$162.95

Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Preferred Package (Without Student Workbook)

Bundle ISBN: 9781284060416
Components of the Package include: Print Textbook, Interactive eBook (eFolio), Course Management Tools (Course Manager), Practice Activities at www.Fire.JBPub.com, Assessment (TestPrep)