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PASS Training

When

  • May 6, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. - PASS Training (2-Day Session)
  • May 7, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. - PASS Re-certification
  • May 8, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - Maltreatment Awareness
  • May 8, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. - Defensive Driving

Registration Deadline

April 25, 2020

Where

Souris Basin Public Transit (Map)
805 31st St. SE
Minot, ND 58702

Hotel

Clarion Motel (Map)
2200 East Burdick Expressway
Minot, ND 58702
701-852-2504

Hotel - Special Note:

You will need to call the hotel and ask for 'Dakota Transit Association' Block to get state rates. Block is set up for nights of May 5, 6, and 7, 2020.

Reserve rooms by

April 21, 2020

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PASS Training - course outline

Day 1: Driver Certification, Trainer Certification

  • Introduction: Pre-test, stress management, Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Driver Sensitivity, awareness and communications
  • Mobility equipment (including walkers, canes, crutches, braces, etc.)
  • Hands-on assistance (including body mechanics, transfers and guiding the vision impaired)
  • Wheelchair types and features (including scooters)
  • Lift operations
  • Securement

Day 2: Driver Certification, Trainer Certification

  • Principles of crisis management
  • Evacuation techniques and emergency procedures
  • Bloodborne pathogen protection
  • Handling seizure disorders
  • Responding to passenger abuse and neglect
  • Driver/passenger sexual improprieties
  • Review and final examination

PASS Recertification - course outline

  • Introduction: Pre-test, stress management, Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Driver Sensitivity, awareness and communications
  • Mobility equipment (including walkers, canes, crutches, braces, etc.)
  • Hands-on assistance (including body mechanics, transfers and guiding the vision impaired)
  • Wheelchair types and features (including scooters)
  • Lift operations
  • Securement
  • Principles of crisis management
  • Evacuation techniques and emergency procedures
  • Bloodborne pathogen protection
  • Handling seizure disorders
  • Responding to passenger abuse and neglect
  • Driver/passenger sexual improprieties
  • Review and final examination

Defensive Driving

  • Self-Appraisal
  • Safe Driving Situations
  • Driving Environment Analyses
  • Special Considerations Review
  • Driver Summary
  • Collision Reporting Review
  • Course Completion Certificate

Maltreatment Awareness for Transit Drivers

  • Review ND & SD Rules and Regulations that protect vulnerable adults and minors
  • Understand immediate response and possible long term consequences of reporting
  • Identify methods to preventing maltreatment
  • Recognize situations that lead to escalation and learn techniques for de-escalation

Upcoming PASS Training Dates

  • March 27-29, 2020 - PASS class, PASS Re-certification, Defensive Driving, and Maltreatment Awareness - Valley City, ND
  • May 6-8, 2020 - PASS class, PASS Re-certification, Defensive Driving, and Maltreatment Awareness - Minot, ND
  • June 23-25, 2020 - PASS class, PASS Re-certification, and Defensive Driving - Pierre, SD
  • July 23-25, 2020 - PASS class, PASS Re-certification, Defensive Driving, and Maltreatment Awareness - Dickinson, ND
  • December 28-29, 2020 - PASS class and PASS Re-certification - Aberdeen, SD

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