Welcome to the education section of the UKRO Talent App.
2018 Education Workshops
In addition to the learning opportunities afforded by the five Rescue Challenges, the 2018 National Challenge will provide a comprehensive suite of Education Workshops and training events.
With Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) and emergency service partner organisations constantly striving to improve efficiency, performance and deliver value for money, an investment to attend, participate and/or compete at the 2018 National Challenge adds even more value.
Each of the UKRO delivered Education Workshops will also be available to non-competitors, allowing interested individuals, personnel from training departments, etc. to attend singularly, receive the latest information and guidance, and then cascade such throughout their own organisations.
The price of each UKRO delivered Education Workshop, also available to non-competitors, has been detailed below, while a copy of each Lesson Plan has also been provided:
• Medical = £50 plus VAT.
• Extrication Rescue Discipline:
o Internal Space Creation = £60 plus VAT.
o Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Lifting = £60 plus VAT.
o Alternative Fuelled Vehicles = £45 plus VAT.
• Trauma Challenge – Pelvic Injuries = £50 plus VAT.• Water Rescue Challenge:
o Rescue from a Building using a Boat = £50 plus VAT.
o Rescue from a Vehicle = £65 plus VAT.
o Trauma Care and Transportation of Casualties = £50 plus VAT.
o Strainers = £45 plus VAT.
o Flipping and Righting Boats = £45 plus VAT.
o Paddle Boat Handling = £50 plus VAT.
Recognised by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), each of the UKRO delivered Education Workshops are awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) which attendees will receive whether attending Education Workshops separately or as part of the CPD awarded to a competing Rescue Team within the Rescue Challenges. Furthermore, as a reflection of the assurance each Education Workshop must provide, all UKRO delivered events will be compliant with our stringent Quality Management System (QMS). Actual CPD hours per Education Workshop are currently being finalised, but will be indicated next to each of the Education Workshops once available.Please contact Pat Sheridan (firstname.lastname@example.org) should you wish to know any further information about the Education Workshops, in order to inform your decision to visit the UKRO events.
To book your individual (Non-competitor) attendance at any of the Education Workshops please contact Guy Goodman (email@example.com), including an indication of the day/time you would prefer to attend each.
Note: All Education Workshops, with the exception of the Overall Medical and those detailed within the Trauma Challenge section, will require attendees to have full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Medical – Also available to Non-Competitors:
The 2018 Medical Education Workshop builds on the previous two years which covered how to assess a casualty using the Primary and Secondary Survey's. This year the Medical Education Workshop will be looking at the anatomy and physiology of the head and neck.
This Medical Education Workshop will be available to all Rescue Team Medics (And Second Medics) within the Extrication, Rope, USAR and Water Rescue Challenge/Discipline. Initially aiming at six (6) sessions in total, each session consisting of one (1) hour of input, with a maximum of twenty (20) persons per session.
Anticipated Delivery – Thursday and Friday.
• Identification where reformation can be employed internally,
• Demonstrate basic centre console and cross ramming techniques,
• Understand the hazards associated with Supplementary Restraint Systems (SRS) activation when ramming from the centre console, and
• Understand the limits and capabilities of hydraulic and e-tool technologies when employing ramming.
Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Lifting – Also available to Non-Competitors:
This Education Workshop will provide input on the safe approach, stabilisation and lifting of buses and coaches involved in Road Traffic Collisions (RTC); each session will consist of one (1) hour of input, with a maximum of two (2) Rescue Teams per session.
• Understand large vehicle brake and suspension systems,
• Air brake and air suspension management,
• Safety cells/stabilisation,
• Casualty access and space creation,
• Large vehicle types and construction,
• Planning vehicle lifts,
• Equipment selection, and
• Secondary lift plans.
• How to recognise Hydrogen fuelled vehicles and the hazards posed by them,
• Understand the fuel systems, their inbuilt safety systems and isolation techniques,
• Management of incidents involving Hydrogen fuelled vehicles, and
• Management of Hydrogen fuelled vehicles in fire situations.Anticipated Delivery – PSV Lifting (Thursday-Saturday, six (6) sessions daily), Internal Space Creation (Thursday-Saturday, six (6) sessions daily) and Alternative Fuelled Vehicles (Thursday-Saturday, eight (8) sessions daily).
Rope Rescue Challenge (Not available to Non-Competitors):
The Rope Rescue Challenge Education Workshops are still to be confirmed by the Rope Rescue Discipline Lead Nick Croudace, early indications are that the content will include the rescue of a bariatric patient, delivered by both the UKRO and Outreach Rescue.
Anticipated Delivery – Thursday afternoon, to coincide with the conclusion of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) Safe Working at Height Group meeting.
Trauma Challenge – Also available to Non-Competitors:
This Education Workshop will provide an update on current practice and evidence based treatment options available to a First Responder in the assessment and treatment of pelvic injuries. Initially aiming at two (2) sessions daily, each session consisting of one (1) hour of input, with a maximum of thirty (30) persons per session..
• Providing an overview of the current practice in pelvic injury immobilisation,
• Providing an overview of the evidence base for assessment of pelvic injuries,
• Providing an overview of the evidence based treatment of pelvic injuries, and
• Providing an opportunity to carry out practical pelvis immobilisation training.Anticipated Delivery – Friday and Saturday.
USAR Challenge:The USAR Challenge Education Workshops are still to be confirmed by the USAR Rescue Discipline Lead Jason Avery, we hope to provide an update soon.
Anticipated Delivery – Thursday.
Water Rescue Challenge – Also available to Non-Competitors:
The comprehensive Water Rescue Education Workshop consists of six separate topics/areas (Either all or parts of the Water Rescue Education Workshops are available to Non-Competitors):
• Rescue from a Building using a Boat (One (1) hour of input),
• Rescue from a Vehicle (One (1) and a half hours of input),
• Trauma Care and Transportation of Casualties (One (1) hour of input),
• Strainers (Forty (40) minutes of input),
• Flipping and Righting Boats (Forty (40) minutes of input), and
• Paddle Boat Handling (One (1) hour of input).
These Education Workshop will provide personnel with a practical and systematic method for performing rescues at water-based incidents using both powered and non-powered boats.
The content will include (This list is not exhaustive):
• Rescues from heights and vehicles and the dangers and techniques involved at water incidents,
• Securing equipment to a boat,
• Rescue techniques to create a stable working platform,
• Securing boat to structures,
• Casualty transfer from ladder to boat,
• Initial actions to be taken following capsize,
• Demonstrating how to safely right a flipped boat, and
• Methods of crew recovery and other persons
• Potential injuries a casualty may have after falling into water,
• Safe techniques involved in rescuing a casualty from the water and the treatment of any injuries already received by the casualty, and
• PPE for casualties and transportation options.
Anticipated Delivery – Thursday (Timetable to be issued by the Water Rescue Discipline Lead Gary Cringles).
To download the Water Rescue Topics covered in the Workshop - please click here Water Rescue UKRO 2018