Effective Report Writing for Fire and EMS – Lansing, MI
March 20 - March 22
Effective Report Writing for Fire and EMS
March 20-22, 2019
Lansing Fire Department at 120 E. Shiawassee St. Lansing, MI
NOTE: This is a four hour presentation. It will be presented twice each day over a three day period for the Lansing FD.
When the incident is over, it’s time for the report. Think about it. Your training academy probably didn’t teach you how to write an effective and legally defendable report. As a result, it is left to chance and you may be set up to fail.
This course teaches you how to avoid potential legal problems while producing effective, brief, and well-organized reports. Students will participate in individual and group exercises, role playing exercises and review various sample reports. Interactive, fast paced, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately to improve your report writing skills, this program is a must for anyone tasked with report writing and even those who must review reports of any kind.
Lead Instructor: Pete Reid
Pete is a Captain with the Bluffton Township (SC) Fire District. He previously served as a Fire Lieutenant and Paramedic with the Hilton Head Island (SC) Fire and Rescue Department. He is also a practicing attorney admitted to the South Carolina Bar and Registered to Practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Pete began his legal career in 2002 and his emergency service career in 2006.
Pete is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Pete is also an IFSAC Hazardous Materials Technician and Nationally Registered Paramedic. Pete has merged his fire and EMS knowledge with his legal knowledge to develop custom training programs for fire and EMS services, and has worked as a consultant for several fire and EMS agencies to develop their documentation, reporting and compliance policies and procedures.
For details: Teresa Robinson, Ph.D. Chief of Training (517) 483-7648 Teresa.Robinson@lansingmi.gov