Training Programs

Training Programs

Fairfield University Department of Public Safety employs certified instructors in various areas that offer training to the campus community, general public and law enforcement affiliates. The following links provide detailed information on our upcoming classes and registration information.



Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training Video



Campus Public Safety Officer Training Academy



 

Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.)

ps_training2The Department of Public Safety offers Rape Aggression Defense Training (R.A.D.), a nationally recognized self defense program for women. The R.A.D. system teaches easy, effective, and proven self defense tactics and is designed to provide women with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance.

Each course consists of four 4 hour classes in which participants are provided with manuals, equipment and supplies. This course is taught by Fairfield University Public Safety officers who are nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors.

Cost: No charge - donations welcome

To Register: Call Public Safety at (203) 254-4090 or e-mail Ofc. Charles Goodwin at cgoodwin@fairfield.edu.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

The Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with Trumbull EMS, offers an Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.) course established by the State of Connecticut and National Registry of E.M.T.s. This certificate program offers students the knowledge and skills necessary to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care to those who are sick or injured.

CT State Certified Instructors lead students through a semester-long course focusing on patient assessment and emergency care of the pre-hospital patient. This certificate program offers students the knowledge and skills necessary to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care to those who are sick or injured. The course also prepares students for the two-part Emergency Medical Technician National Registry exam. This course meets education requirements established by the State of Connecticut and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Course instruction will cover:

  • ‌CPR
  • General pharmacology
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Musculoskeletal, head, and spine trauma
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Ambulance operations
  • Hazardous materials
  • OB/GYN emergencies
  • Scene safety
  • Emergency medical techniques for children

Each course consists of both classroom and hands-on instruction in which participants are provided with textbooks, equipment, and supplies. This course is taught by EMT certified Instructors from Fairfield University's Department of Public Safety and the Town of Trumbull Emergency Medical Services. The course is offered periodically throughout the year.

Cost: $985.00 (including textbook)

Fall Semester: October 17, 2017 to February 28, 2018

Tuesday and Wednesday nights: 6-10 p.m.

For more information or to register please call the Department of Public Safety at (203) 254-4090.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

The Department of Public Safety offers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the curriculum of the American Heart Association. This certificate program enables the student to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) functions in a life threatening situation.

This eight hour course consists of both lecture and hands-on instruction and participants will be provided with manual and training equipment. This course is taught by Fairfield University Public Safety Officers who are certified as CPR Instructors.

Cost: Call for details.

To register or for more information: Call Public Safety at (203) 254-4090

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