Department Wellness Program

NFA092 - 12.00 Hours

Description

NFA logoThis two-day course will provide the outline and resources for a fire/EMS department to implement and maintain a wellness program, in coordination with the department’s health and safety program. Using current recommendations, standards, and guidance from national resources, the Department Wellness Coordinator will be able to assess the mental and physical health needs of their department’s personnel and develop program objectives to meet those needs. Topics include medical and wellness screenings, nutrition, physical fitness, behavioral health, and resources available.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

NFA logoThis two-day course will provide the outline and resources for a fire/EMS department to implement and maintain a wellness program, in coordination with the department’s health and safety program. Using current recommendations, standards, and guidance from national resources, the Department Wellness Coordinator will be able to assess the mental and physical health needs of their department’s personnel and develop program objectives to meet those needs. Topics include medical and wellness screenings, nutrition, physical fitness, behavioral health, and resources available.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Introduction to Wellness+Wellness Program Management Framework+Department Wellness Coordinator+Safety +Medical+Physical Fitness+Nutrition +Behavioral Health+Strategies for Departmentand Wellness Program Development

Suggested Audience

Individuals who have responsibility for programs or projects supporting staff wellness for a Fire and/or EMS Department, to include individuals without formal responsibility, but interest in furthering the Department wellness program and projects.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

Classroom only.

Contact Information

ESTI 

Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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