APCO Institute Illuminations
APCO Institute’s Illuminations Program is an annual subscription-based
service that allows you to obtain topic-specific, at-your-desk continuing
education.There are multiple
Illuminations tracks available to subscribers. Registration for each track is
priced separately. You may subscribe consecutively to as many tracks as you
like. All Illuminations Program courses are offered online and are taught by
APCO Institute Adjunct Instructors.
Illuminations – General Track
This track offers a wide range of monthly topics of interest to anyone in public safety communications. Subscribers earn one CDE for each session completed.
- Verbal De-Escalation
- Active Shooter Case Study
- Understaffed? Am I Part of the Problem?
- A Car is Calling (Telematics)
- Traffic-Related Incidents
- What is FirstNet?
- Business Alarms and Hold-Ups
- Evolving Technologies
- Mass Shootings
- Tips for Maintaining Good Health
Illuminations – EMD Track
EMD Illuminations includes monthly topics of particular interest to emergency medical dispatchers, although the track is open to anyone. Subscribers earn one CDE for each.
- Suicide & Self-Inflicted Injuries
- Trench Collapse/Confined Space Rescues
- Legal Issues: HIPPA, Universal Precautions & DNR
- Mass Casualty Incidents
- Stopping the Gossip!
- New Trends in Illicit Intoxicants
- Leadership: What it Takes
- TDD for EMD
- PTSD in Public Safety
- Systems of the Body: Circulatory & Respiratory
- Understanding Alcoholism and Intoxicated Callers
- Domestic Violence
Illuminations – CTO Track
CTO Illuminations enables communications training officers and others a chance to delve into specific topics that impact training and continuing education in the comm center. Because each topic is offered quarterly, students have the chance to explore in more detail complex topics that cannot be sufficiently addressed in a month-long session. Subscribers earn three CDEs for each quarterly session completed.
- Generational Learning
- Performance-Based Training
- Documentation & Feedback
- Remedial Training
Illuminations – Instructor Track
The Instructor Illuminations Program provides at-your-desk continuing education for APCO agency instructors and others interested in topics about teaching and learning. Because each topic is offered quarterly, students have the chance to explore in more detail complex topics that cannot be sufficiently addressed in a month-long session. Subscribers earn three CDEs for each quarterly session completed.
- Student Engagement
- Achieving Deeper Learning
- Multiple Intelligences
- Lesson Planning
Cost: Annual Subscription (per student):
(No refunds, transfers, or substitutions allowed for this program)
APCO Institute is committed to bringing you affordable, quality training and education. Please take the opportunity to try out this new learning medium and invite a co-worker or two to join you!
- $99 (Non Member)
- $89 (APCO Member Price)
- $79 (Group of 26-50 registrants)
- $69 (Group of 51 and up registrants)
|Illuminations - CTO Track #46509 - Liability and the CTO
|Illuminations - CTO Track #46506 - Stress Management for the CTO and the Trainee
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46967 - Weird Circumstances: Maintaining professional neutrality
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46966 - Symptom recognition: finding the right guidecard
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46965 - Leave your experience at the door – training EMD to someone that has field experience as an EMT/Paramedic
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46964 - Chemical suicide
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46963 - Dry drowning
|Illuminations - EMD Track #46962 - Medications: what are some and what do they mean to the EMD
|Illuminations #46953 - Team Building
|Illuminations #46952 - Community Service/Public Education
|Illuminations #46951 - CyberCrimes
|Illuminations #46950 - Improving the relationship between PSTs and First Responders
|Illuminations #46949 - Aftermath of a Tragedy
|Illuminations #46550 - Risks of sitting/health (Wellness)
|Illuminations - Instructor Track #46511 - Reflective Teaching Practice
|Illuminations - Instructor Track #46510 - Learning Technology