In this episode, we discuss ideas for how to build expert knowledge in first responders, especially during a time when the number of structure fires is declining.
Length: 22 minutes
The researchers who study expertise have concluded it can take roughly 10,000 hours of training and practice to achieve expert-level knowledge and performance skills. The bad news is, that could take responders over a decade to acquire. The good news is, the process of expertise development can be accelerated.
Safety Dance (1982)
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