Simulation-Based Training for Successful Operations

05/23/2014
By ROBERT G. BURTON When responding to an unconscious subject with questionable breathing or at a possible warehouse fire, how will you and your department members perform when arriving on scene? Too many times, you train on skills and mentor your fellow firefighters and officers the way you were trained. But, ultimately, you cannot predict how someone will perform when placed in critical situations outside of past experiences. Simulation-based training, although not exclusively new, is a better way to predict those outcomes using a newer method of applied training; it will be the virtual reality of future development and training of the 21st century fire and emergency medical services (E...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

  Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

  Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

 Already a member? Scroll down to the Login form below to access this article.

LOGIN TODAY

FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.