| This course was designed from the ground up to train a person with no prior medical experience on how to keep a victim of a violent crime or terrorst act, like a stabbing, shooting or bombing, alive until an ambulance arrives. This course is narrow in scope and will center on assisting victims of violence.|
This class includes training on tactical safety and how to prevent injuries, moral obligations to render aide, legal issues like the Good Samaritan laws, biohazard precautions, the physical and mental effects of adrenaline, the survival principles, communication, trauma kits vs. first aid kits, scene safety, anatomical stopping power, patient movement, assessments, proper ways to stop the top 3 gunfighting injuries (blocked airway, critical blood loss and Tension Pneumothorax) as well as the Mindset, Tactics, Skill and Gear you need to keep someone alive until medical assistance arrives.
Students will participate in and watch other students in multiple practical scenarios where they will be guided and tested on how to provide care under stress.
* One (1) open mind
* Your current blow out kit or medic bag if you have one
* Pen and paper
* A non-functional training gun (if you have one)
* A pair of pants to cut up or otherwise destroy