Surviving an Active Shooter Situation

Price: 
$140.00
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Unfortunately, shooting situations are becoming commonplace in communities throughout the country. An active shooter situation can occur anywhere – in schools, public/private businesses, and places of worship. Are you prepared to defend yourself and your family against a shooter? Our Surviving an Active Shooter Situation course discusses the techniques for escaping, sheltering to hide, and sheltering to fight. We describe defensive techniques that are designed to engage and take down the assailant. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify dynamics that facilitate a shooting event, including motivations for violent encounters
  • Describe prevention techniques, observation skills, and defensive reactions
  • Discuss tactics and techniques to survive an active shooter/assailant event
  • Recall defensive recommendations and trends in the behaviors of active shooters

Surviving an Active Shooter Situation Module 1
Understanding the Threat

In the first module, we aim to understand the active shooter threat. We’ll define what an active shooter/assailant is and we’ll look at possible motives for committing violent actions. Finally, we’ll discuss dynamics that facilitate an active shooter threat and how to evaluate defensive training.

  • Motivations for Violent Encounters
  • Dynamics that Facilitate an Active Shooter Situation
  • Preemptive Facility Measures
  • Reactive Personal Measures
  • Shooter/Assailant Defense Training

Surviving an Active Shooter Situation Module 2
Prevention and Early Detection

Module two discusses prevention, warning signs, observations, and discerning physical characteristics of an armed person. We’ll cover what to look for – sights, sounds, and how to react when a shooting starts to occur.

  • Noticing Pre-Incident Behaviors
  • Awareness and Observation Skills
  • Survivor Mindset
  • Sights, Sounds, and Defense Reactions
  • Notification of an Active Shooter Event

Surviving an Active Shooter Situation Module 3
Techniques to Survive an Active Shooter Event

When shots are fired, how will you react? This module describes tactics and techniques to survive an active shooter/assailant event. We discuss ways to escape, sheltering to hide indoors and outdoors, and sheltering to fight.

  • Escape
  • Sheltering to Hide
  • Tactical Errors
  • Lockdown
  • After the Shooting

Surviving an Active Shooter Situation Module 4
Strategic Defense Recommendations

Our final module discusses recommendations for protecting yourself in certain industries and businesses. We also look at trends in the behaviors of shooters by examining past shootings. We hope to provide insight into potential future attacks in order to develop effective defense strategies.

  • Schools
  • Private/Public Businesses
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hospitals
  • Trends in the Behaviors of Active Shooters

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player