About the Course

“Rope based litter operations have become the hallmark of rope rescue team around the world. The moving of an injured patient over, around and through various terrain types is most often best accomplished by packaging that person in a litter. Modern litters are strong, rigid and adaptable to many applications. Teams that are serious about patient care and transport will devote a considerable amount of training time perfecting their litter based technique and operations.” - Steve Crandall

What You'll Learn

Join us inside this exclusive Litter Operations course where we'll be breaking down topics and concepts like:

  • Movement through Class 1-2 Terrain

  • Why moving through Class 2-3 is not a walk in the park

  • Navigating steep terrain in not glamorous and why

  • Why vertical terrain possibly the easiest on the body

  • And more!

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  • Rigging Lab Academy: Multiple Instructors

    Making the world safer, together

    Rigging Lab Academy: Multiple Instructors

    This course is brought to you through the efforts of multiple Rigging Lab Academy Instructors. These instructors have hand-selected material from their full-featured courses — all of which are exclusively available here at Rigging Lab Academy — and contributed them to a specific section or unit of this course. By blending the teachings of various instructors, Rigging Lab Academy members will gain exposure to different areas of expertise, course materials, and teaching methodologies.

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    Unit 1: Welcome
  • 2
    Unit 2: Terrain Assessment
    • 2.1 Terrain Assessment
    • 2.3 Video Tutorial: Terrain Assessment & Litter Movement
    • 2.4 Video Tutorial: Litter Bearing & Navigation
    • 2.5 Video Tutorial: How to Get the Patient Through the Terrain
    • 2.6 Quiz: Terrain Assessment
  • 3
    Unit 3: Litter Packaging
    • 3.1 Litter Packaging
    • 3.2 Video Tutorial: Patient Packaging Litter Packaging, Option 1
    • 3.3 Video Tutorial: Patient Packaging Litter Packaging, Option 2
    • 3.4 Video Tutorial: Vertical Litter Rigging
    • 3.5 Quiz: Litter Packaging
  • 4
    Unit 4: Class 1-2 Litter Handling
    • 4.1 Class 1-2 Litter Handling
    • 4.2 Video Tutorial: Basic Litter Handling: Class 2 Litter Handling
    • 4.3 Video Tutorial: Litter Bearing & Navigation
    • 4.4 Video Tutorial: Litter Bearing: How to Get the Patient Through the Terrain
    • 4.5 Quiz: Class 1-2 Litter Handling
  • 5
    Unit 5: Class 2-3 Litter Handling
    • 5.1 Class 2-3 Litter Handling
    • 5.2 Video Tutorial: Basic Litter Handling: Class 3 Litter Handling
    • 5.3 Quiz: Class 2-3 Litter Handling
  • 6
    Unit 6: Class 3-4 Litter Handling
    • 6.1 Class 3-4 Litter Handling
    • 6.2 Video Tutorial: Class 4 Litter Movement (Twin Tension System)
    • 6.3 Video Tutorial: Guiding Lines or Offsets in Class 4 Environment
    • 6.4 Quiz: Class 3-4 Litter Handling
  • 7
    Unit 7: Class 4-5 Litter Handling
    • 7.1 Class 4-5 Litter Handling
    • 7.2 Video Tutorial: 5th Class Litter Raise: Horizontal to Vertical Raise
    • 7.3 Video Tutorial: Class 5 Litter Handling (Technician Centric)
    • 7.4 Quiz: Class 4-5 Litter Handling
  • 8
    Unit 8: Mid Air Litter Handling
    • 8.1 Mid Air Litter Handling
    • 8.2 Video Tutorial: The Litter Scoop
    • 8.3 Quiz: Mid Air Litter Handling
  • 9
    Unit 9: Wrap Up
    • 9.1 Wrap Up

Added Perks

Additional features Rigging Lab Academy Members are enjoying

  • Certificate of Completion

    Download your personalized Certificate of Completion after completing the course.

  • 100% Self-Paced

    Go through the course material as fast or as slow as you'd like.

  • Private Discussion Board

    Ask questions, meet other students, and even chat with the course instructor.

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