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PASS Training

When

  • July 23, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. - PASS Training (2-Day Session)
  • July 24, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. - PASS Re-certification
  • July 25, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. - Maltreatment Awareness
  • July 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. - Defensive Driving

Registration Deadline

July 15, 2020

Where

Dickinson Public Transit (Map)
361 26th Street East
Dickinson, ND 58601

Hotel

Comfort Inn - Dickinson (Map)
493 Elks Drive
Dickinson, ND 58501
701-264-7300

Hotel - Special Note:

Ask for the 'Dakota Transit Assn.' Block and you will get special rates. Room block is set for July 22-24, 2020

Reserve rooms by

July 10, 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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