Course curriculum

  • 01

    Rescue Litters: Equipment

    • Common Litter Types

    • Other litter examples and features

    • Obsolete & Dangerous Litter Types to Avoid

    • 2 piece litters: Assembly and Disassembly of a Cascade type litter

    • Assembly and Disassembly of older style 2 piece litter

    • Litter Components; Where to secure patient to the litter

  • 02

    Litter Packaging

    • Intro to litter packaging

    • Padding & Straps

    • Webbing Chest Tie-In

    • Webbing Pelvis Tie- In

    • Webbing Foot loops

    • Securing a patient using a harness and purcells

    • Using webbing in place of commercial straps

  • 03

    Moving the litter

    • BONUS: Safe Lifting Technique

    • Litter Movement: Lifting, Toe-in & Caterpillaring

    • Mitigating fatigue on longer distance evacuations

    • Using hand lines with the litter wheel

    • Creating a litter bridle to attach a hand line

    • Tying a litter hand line

  • 04

    Supplemental Materials

    • Where to buy litters and related equipment

  • 05

    Review Quiz

    • Review Quiz

  • 06

    Specific Equipment Models

    • Old Style CMC Litter Wheel

    • Terra Tamer 1: Wheel Setup and Attachment

    • Terra Tamer 2: Handles and Brake

    • Terra Tamer 3: Breakdown and Put-Away

    • The Russ Anderson Wheel