Lost Person Search and Rescue - CP20226


Hours: 12 | Students: 15–30 | CEU: Yes

This course will assist first responders in appropriately organizing and managing a search and rescue response. Participants will build their skills in developing search strategies and resources. A brief overview of the aspects of the search operation; and the rescue operation will be culminated with a practical field exercise in a mock search and rescue. This course was designed for either initial instruction or as a continual education refresher.

Special Requirements

  • Participants shall provide:
    • a whistle
    • well broken in hiking boots
    • clothing suitable for walking in rough terrain in prevalent weather conditions
  • Recommended supplies include:
    • compass
    • insect repellent
    • sun or safety glasses
    • sunscreen
    • day pack with personal water and high energy snack

Course Meeting Dates/Times:
Fri, 6 Mar 2020 - 6PM-10PM
Sat, 7 Mar 2020 - 8AM-5PM

Host Agency:
Redings Mill Fire Protection District

To Register Contact:
Steve Coats
[email protected]

Funding Source (Sponsor):
Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire Education Fund.

Continuing Education Unit (CEU)

  • EMS Non Core-12

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