Line of Duty Death: Preparing the Best for the Worst

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Course Description:

One of the toughest situations to face is the line of duty death. The administrative and logistical aspects of a LODD are often overwhelming to those individuals and agencies that are ill prepared. This course will address many of those issues as well as give special attention to pre-incident planning and proper follow-up services. This interactive class has been designed to prepare Emergency Service providers, military personnel, school administrators, municipal officials as well as CISM teams who may need to address a Line of Duty Death.

Program Highlights:

  • Emotional and psychological impact of LODD
  • Critical injury in the line of duty
  • Line of duty death or injury notifications
  • Additional resources for agencies/professions
  • Administrative and logistical action plans
  • Debriefing steps of a line-of-duty death process
  • Stages of grief
  • Cultural differences
  • Care for the organization and the surviving family
  • CISM components after a line of duty death/injury

Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course

General Contact Hours: 13 contact hours; 1.3 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)  *Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 13 PDHs from EAPA- Employee Assistance Professionals Association (Expiration Date – May 31, 2023)
  • 13 CE NAADAC- This course has been approved by International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider # 87914, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), is responsible for all aspects of the programing (Expiration Date – Feb 28, 2025)

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Live Trainings, Regional Trainings, Online Courses, and the World Congress.

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the certificate of completion as a means for continuing education.