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Welcome to the Northern Region University Course Registration

NRU Dates: April 4 - 8, 2016

Located on The University of Montana campus in the Gallagher Business Building.

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Course Details

[Mountain Time Zone]

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  • Hazard Tree Recognition and Management
  • John Guyan
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
  • 3
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • This classroom-based course will develop participants’ abilities to recognize and understand tree structure and defects. We will also teach a newly-developed rating system designed to quantify hazards posed by trees in public areas and guide appropriate management.

  • 00000
  • Vegetation Management Planning
  • Nancy Sturdevent
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • 3/21/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • 3
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • This 3 hour classroom-based course will present several case-studies to review and discuss dramatic yet successful vegetation management plans and their implementation.

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  • Women's Rape-Defense/Anti-Abduction Self Defense Seminar
  • Tristan Persico
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • 3/20/2017 2:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 30.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Learn and practice practical, realistic and simple self-defense techniques to survive and end violent and predatory encounters. This course will benefit women of all ages and backgrounds and is taught by expert self-defense instructors. This course is only open to female participants and involves a mild to moderate level of physical activity, but can be easily completed by anyone. All equipment will be provided.

  • 00000
  • Asset Management 101
  • Sandi Sandry
  • None
  • 3/23/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • 3/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Introduction to the R1 Asset Management Program to include Personal Property, Real Property, Quarters, and Leasing

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  • Asset Management 101
  • Sandi Sandry
  • None
  • 3/24/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/24/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Introduction to the R1 Asset Management Program to include Personal Property, Real Property, Quarters, and Leasing

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  • Women’s Rape-Defense/Anti-Abduction Self Defense Seminar
  • Tristan Persico
  • None
  • 3/22/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • 3/22/2017 3:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 30.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Learn and practice practical, realistic and simple self-defense techniques to survive and end violent and predatory encounters. This course will benefit women of all ages and backgrounds and is taught by expert self-defense instructors. This course is only open to female participants and involves a mild to moderate level of physical activity, but can be easily completed by anyone. All equipment will be provided.

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  • Cost Share 101
  • Mark Petersen
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • 3/20/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • 3
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Basic introduction to Cost Share for line officers, NEPA specialists, lands/realty specialists, transportation planners, engineers and foresters whose duties include involvement with cost share roads and access requests. The course will cover definitions applicable to the cost share program; objectives of the cost share program; legal authorities; history of the program; road maintenance; FRTA easements and administering a cost share road system.

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  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Aerie Backcountry Medicine Qualified Instructor
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/24/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 40
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • This Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is recommended for anyone who works or recreates in the outdoors or in other austere environments. If you work or travel in areas where access to medical care is delayed (>8) or communication is unreliable this course is for you. This course builds competency with the Patient Assessment System while exposing students to the assessment and management principles for a broad range of injuries, illness and environmental medical problems. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, and provide first aid in the wilderness. In addition, students will be able to make decisions on the need for, urgency of, and appropriate type of evacuation. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.

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  • Emergency Medical Provider Refresher
  • Tactical Element *
  • You must possess a current EMTB, EMTA, or Paramedic license.
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/24/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 40
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • This course may be used to fulfill the requirements for taking a refresher course as established by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT). The Emergency Medical Provider Refresher course is an intensive 40-hour refresher taught over 5 days. This course will include EMT skills/endorsements and topics covering FS policy, out-of-state provider requirements and All-Risk/Fire incident issues.

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  • The Glory of Cost Share
  • Mark Petersen
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/21/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Review of the concepts and information from Cost Share 101with more in depth overview of Forest Service and Cooperator involvement and obligations regarding development of cost share fact sheets used to prepare cost share supplements. The course covers all aspects of developing and maintaining a shared road system including initiating a new agreement area, preparing a supplement to the agreement, FS regulations, policies and appropriate standards. Class participants will also review appropriate use of specifications, requirements for transportation planning, logging systems and haul routes, present value, RMO’s, cost estimates, road decommissioning and closures, coop road maintenance accounting, and managing a shared road system with multiple cooperators/owners.

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  • FERS Benefits: Getting Started
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/24/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/24/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 150.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • This course is for employees within their first year of service or any time before mid-career. Benefits and requirements change, therefore employees should attend early in their career and are encouraged to attend any year after that.

  • 00000
  • Road Use Permit Administration
  • Mark Petersen
  • None
  • 3/22/2017 7:30:00 AM
  • 3/22/2017 11:30:00 AM
  • 4
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Overview and interpretation of the various road use authorities and documents used to grant and acquire temporary rights across NFS and private roads. The class will cover temporary road use permits, temporary easements, road rental agreements, temporary land use agreements and road use permits acquired from cost share cooperators and private landowners. Detailed discussion of the correct document to use for various temporary road use scenarios and the obligations of each party to the permit.

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  • FERS Late Career (Billings)
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/14/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/15/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • 12
  • 250.00
  • TBA (Billings) / TBA (Billings
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. 1. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. 2. The difference between this class and the FERS mid-Career, is that most of the people attending this class will be closer to retirement and will ask questions more applicable to similarly situated individuals. The content of the material is the same. 3. Spouses welcome! Share your materials with them!

  • 00000
  • Fight to Survive Self-Defense Seminar
  • Tristan Persico
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • 3/21/2017 2:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 30.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Learn and practice practical, realistic and simple self-defense techniques from kick-boxing, karate, judo, ju-jitsu and no-holds-barred mixed martial arts to help you and your loved ones survive or avoid violent attacks. Brought to you by expert martial arts and self-defense instructors. This course involves a mild to moderate level of physical activity, but can be easily completed by anyone. All equipment will be provided.

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  • FERS Late Career
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/16/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • 3/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 12
  • 250.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. 1. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. 2. The difference between this class and the FERS mid-Career, is that most of the people attending this class will be closer to retirement and will ask questions more applicable to similarly situated individuals. The content of the material is the same. 3. Spouses welcome! Share your materials with them!

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  • Fight to Survive Self-Defense Seminar
  • Tristan Persico
  • None
  • 3/23/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • 3/23/2017 2:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 30.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Learn and practice practical, realistic and simple self-defense techniques from kick-boxing, karate, judo, ju-jitsu and no-holds-barred mixed martial arts to help you and your loved ones survive or avoid violent attacks. Brought to you by expert martial arts and self-defense instructors. This course involves a mild to moderate level of physical activity, but can be easily completed by anyone. All equipment will be provided.

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  • Retirement Benefits for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/20/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 200.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. This class provides employees with accurate information on Fire Fighter and Law Enforcement retirement and other federal retirement benefits. Information essential for planning a successful and financially stable retirement. Spouses are welcome to attend at no charge. They can share materials.

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  • Retirement Benefits for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/20/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 200.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. This class provides employees with accurate information on Fire Fighter and Law Enforcement retirement and other federal retirement benefits. Information essential for planning a successful and financially stable retirement. Spouses are welcome to attend at no charge. They can share materials.

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  • New Purchase Cardholder Training
  • Christine Sopko
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • 3/21/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • 3
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Required training for employees who have purchasing as part of their job duties

  • 000000
  • Aerie Medical Refresher-First Aid, CPR/AED, BBP
  • Aerie Backcountry Medicine Qualified Instructor
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/20/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 65.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • If someone you worked with or someone you cared for were in need of medical care could you help them? Would you be able to recognize it when someone is in distress? If you were injured, could you perform self-aid? First Aid: This course will meet all annual requirements for First Aid, CPR/AED, and Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness. Students will cover the basics of patient assessment, basic First Aid care (i.e., splinting, controlling bleeding, burns), and treatment of environmental emergencies. Training will be in accordance with American Heart Association standards.

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  • FERS Late Career
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/21/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/22/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • 12
  • 250.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. 1. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. 2. The difference between this class and the FERS mid-Career, is that most of the people attending this class will be closer to retirement and will ask questions more applicable to similarly situated individuals. The content of the material is the same. 3. Spouses welcome! Share your materials with them!

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  • ICS-400 Intermediate ICS
  • Doug Turman
  • ICS-300
  • 3/22/2017 1:30:00 PM
  • 3/24/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • 16
  • 300.00
  • Todd Building / 203 & 204
  • Personnel desiring to be a part of Type 3 Incident Management Team responses on their home units should take this course. This course is a key prerequisite for Type 3 staff positions as well as MAC coordination.

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  • Aerie Medical Refresher-First Aid, CPR/AED, BBP
  • Aerie Backcountry Medicine Qualified Instructor
  • None
  • 3/22/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/22/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 65.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • If someone you worked with or someone you cared for were in need of medical care could you help them? Would you be able to recognize it when someone is in distress? If you were injured, could you perform self-aid? First Aid: This course will meet all annual requirements for First Aid, CPR/AED, and Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness. Students will cover the basics of patient assessment, basic First Aid care (i.e., splinting, controlling bleeding, burns), and treatment of environmental emergencies. Training will be in accordance with American Heart Association standards

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  • FERS Mid-Career
  • Saundra Harman
  • None
  • 3/22/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • 3/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 12
  • 250.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • The average American spends more time planning their annual two-week vacation than they spend planning for their retirement. The need for retirement planning is greater today than it was even 10 years ago. Employees have options, choices and considerations that they must be fully aware of in order to make the most of their retirement. The difference between this class and the FERS late-Career, is that most of the people attending this class will be further from retirement and will ask questions more applicable to similarly situated individuals. The content of the material is the same. Spouses welcome! Share your materials with them!

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  • RT 130 - Annual Fire Safety Refresher
  • TBA Qualified Instructor(s)
  • Bring a hard hat, gloves, boots and line gear if available.
  • 3/23/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/23/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 8
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Qualified Instructors will produce a quality refresher course that engages the class and is highly interesting. Classroom discussion will target all Command and General Staff Personnel on operations and decision making issues related to fireline and all hazard incident safety. Additionally, this class is designed to provide information regarding current initiatives, the upcoming fire season and any policy/guidance changes. Refresher training is provided in order to recognize and mitigate risk, maintain safe practices and to reduce accidents and near misses.

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  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS
  • Doug Turman
  • ICS-200
  • 3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 3/22/2017 11:30:00 AM
  • 20
  • 300.00
  • Todd / 203 & 204
  • Personnel desiring to be a part of Type 3 Incident Management Team responses on their home units should take this course. The course provides the student a chance to role play a position on a Type 3 IMT as they manage a simulated wildfire

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  • Getting to the Core of Conflict
  • TBA Qualified Instructor(s)
  • None
  • 3/20/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • 3/20/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • 4
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Conflict is Natural – the trick is to respond appropriately! Learn the 4 Rs of Conflict: Recognize, Respond, Resolve and Reflect in a safe, interactive environment!

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  • Getting to the Core of Conflict
  • Theresa Doty
  • None
  • 3/22/2017 1:30:00 PM
  • 3/22/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • 4
  • 0.00
  • TBA / TBA
  • Conflict is Natural – the trick is to respond appropriately! Learn the 4 Rs of Conflict: Recognize, Respond, Resolve and Reflect in a safe, interactive environment!

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