Challenges in the Street (CITS)

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Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

 

The ideas and opinions expressed during these presentations represent the views of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of MCFRS. Where personnel express ideas that are inconsistent with MCFRS policy and/or practice the viewer/listener is cautioned to follow established policies and practices.

Upcoming Episodes

  • No episodes are currently scheduled.

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  1. You must have a Google account to access the YouTube chat area. If you already have an account, you may sign in using those credentials by clicking the sign in button in the top right corner of the page. If you need to create a Google account, it's easy: Simply click on the sign in button in the top right corner of the page, and when the new window opens click Create account and follow the prompts. Additional information on how to use your Google account for YouTube.
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  3. Access the YouTube Broadcast. You may use this link to create an account at any time, and you are encouraged to do it in advance of the presentation.
  4. Questions may be asked using the chat window (if you are signed in) and we will do our best to answer all of them. You do not need to sign in if you are viewing-only but it is preferred.
  5. CCOs who wish to receive credit must enter their FSID at the beginning and end of the presentation to be credited 1-COPDI hour.

Past Episodes

Thumbnail of YouTube video - Episode 3: FROMS: Preventing Injuries and Lengthening your Career

Episode 3: FROMS: Preventing Injuries and Lengthening your Career

Air Date
April 10, 2024
Moderator
Captain Matthew Machala
Presenters
Dr. Kelsey Tanler
Description
Dr. Kelsey Tanler will be covering the 3 facets of a fire rescue injury prevention and how it can keep you safe and keep your career moving forward. She will be covering her role in the department relating to injury care, injury prevention, and injury prediction. Learn more about how you can use these services to keep you healthy.
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Episode 2: Basic Vehicle Stabilization for Engine Companies

Air Date
March 18, 2024
Moderator
Captain Matthew Machala
Presenters
Firefighter Jason Eberly
Description
During this episode we will be covering an overview of how engine companies can assist with stabilization prior to the extrication unit(s) arriving on scene. The discussion will focus on the four most common presentations in vehicle accidents (car on all fours, car on side, car on roof, and married pair), and how the engine company arriving first on scene can better prepare the vehicles for the extrication unit's arrival.
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Episode 1: EMS Myth Busters & Ops Update

Air Date
February 22, 2024
Moderator
Captain Matthew Machala
Presenters
Battalion Chief Ben Kaufman
Battalion Chief Tim Burns
Description
You will hear from EMIHS Chiefs Kaufman and Burns about what is new in their section and what are some myths about what happens in MCFRS EMS. You can also expect an update on priorities and many other discussions.