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Controlled Substance Compliance Training Course Now Available with Purchase of TargetSolutions Check It™

While regulations vary by state, every EMS agency in possession of controlled substances must comply with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements. To help explain these compliance considerations, TargetSolutions created an all-new online training course: Controlled Substance Compliance.

This course, paired with the Controlled Substances management solution in TargetSolutions Check It™, ensures departments can comply with DEA requirements for tracking the storage, transportation, usage, and disposal of narcotics.

This new online training course for DEA and controlled substance compliance is currently available at no additional charge with the purchase of Controlled Substances tracking in TargetSolutions Check It™.

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Vector Evaluations+: The Complete Solution for Recording and Assessing Live Skill Demonstrations

Live skill demonstrations are essential to any department’s training program. Vector Evaluations+ is an all-new mobile application that allows public safety agencies to record, assess, and track live skill demonstrations.

With an online library of pre-built skill sheets and customizable evaluation options, Vector Evaluations+ outperforms any paper or other offline evaluation. This powerful tool, which is scheduled for release and purchase in June, allows agencies to assess and track performance goals while also reducing liability with an accurate, easily accessible account of every member’s competencies.

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Fire Departments Oversee Member’s Health with TargetSolutions Check It™

When the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting communities across North America, TargetSolutions turned to its core offerings to create solutions that can further support first responders. To help ensure fire and EMS personnel are healthy to work, the Staff Precaution inspection was developed for TargetSolutions Check It™.

Using this custom checklist, fire and EMS departments, such as Amarillo Fire Department (TX) and Grants Pass Fire Rescue (OR), can track signs of infection in personnel, identify potentially exposed individuals and take necessary safety precautions. Learn more about how these agencies are utilizing this pre-built checklist.

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New Updates Coming for TargetSolutions Check It™: Hydrant Inspections, Enhanced Controlled Substances Tracking

 

The TargetSolutions Check It™ application modernizes how agencies inspect and track all apparatus, equipment, inventory and controlled substances. The system frequently undergoes improvements to guarantee a user-friendly and effective experience for departments.

New enhancements to TargetSolutions Check It™ focus on the Controlled Substances and Equipment modules. These updates offer departments more security when tracking the disposal of their narcotics inventory and enable inspections of fixed assets such as hydrants.  

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COVID-19 Credential in TargetSolutions for Tracking Exposures, Quarantine & Symptoms

As seen in public safety departments across the country, when one member becomes infected with COVID-19, it can spread across the agency like wildfire. To ensure personnel are fit to work and are appropriately self-isolating, departments must be proactive.

TargetSolutions created the COVID-19 Exposure credential to help agencies oversee their personnel. With this credential, departments can track the ongoing status of each individual’s health, moments of exposure and testing.

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RT-130 Annual Wildland Fire Safety Training for 2020


The 2020 wildfire season is quickly approaching. To ensure your department is ready, it’s crucial to review annual RT-130 training with up-to-date data and findings from previous fires.

TargetSolutions updates its RT-130 training series every year. This four-course series uses videos, case studies and an onscreen instructor to prepare personnel for the annual wildfire period. In addition to these refreshed two-hour courses, new 2020 information is also available in short video segments.

By completing this RT-130 refresher training for 2020, fire service agencies can review life-saving strategies, learn from previous wildfires and ensure preparedness for the challenges to come.

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Platform Enhancement: Tagging Events and Calendar Placement Options in TargetSolutions LMS

TargetSolutions’ suite of applications for training management, workforce scheduling and department inspections is frequently updated with new and improved features. Recent enhancements to the TargetSolutions learning management system (LMS) focus on the events and calendar modules. 

Now, agencies have the ability to tag events and configure where in the platform they can access the calendar. These improvements to the LMS are driven by client feedback for better accessibility and increased organization.  Tagging Events in the TargetSolutions LMS

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How to Use CDC Guidelines to Make & Use Cloth Face Coverings


When it comes to making your own face masks for COVID-19, not all materials and methods are created equal. It’s important to pay attention to CDC guidelines to make sure your face covering is as effective as possible.

Vector Solutions’ latest coronavirus training video, Coronavirus 106: CDC Guidelines for Making & Using Cloth Face Coverings, uses CDC recommendations to demonstrate how to make your own face mask. This step-by-step face mask tutorial shows different types of coverings to create for all skill levels.

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New Essential Training: EMS Response for COVID-19 (PPE, Decon, and Transport)

The coronavirus outbreak has put medical professionals, first responders and other essential workers at the frontlines of fighting this global health crisis.

As first responders continue to provide vital emergency medical services during this time, they face unprecedented circumstances. EMS personnel must be able to safely handle the rapidly growing number of calls for possible coronavirus cases of COVID-19.

To help EMS personnel reduce the risk of contracting the coronavirus or spreading it to others, TargetSolutions developed an all-new course:  EMS Response for COVID-19 (PPE, Decon, and Transport).

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Complete the Texas EMS Jurisprudence Exam with TargetSolutions

Texas EMS Jurisprudence ExamAll EMS professionals in Texas are required to understand the Health & Safety Code, Department of State Health Services rules, and other applicable laws that impact EMS activities in the state. This is tested when personnel are up for license renewals with the Texas EMS jurisprudence exam.

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, Jurisprudence (Texas), reviews these requirements and allows individuals to complete the jurisprudence exam. Learn more about essential topics covered in Jurisprudence (Texas):

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