Course Duration: 8 hours
Course Tuition: $250.00
This 1 day class focuses on the preventable causes of trauma death and how to recognize and treat those causes. Proper technique for use of commercially available tourniquets, improvised tourniquets, pressure bandages and care for an open chest wound will be demonstrated.
High fidelity Simulated ballistics, improvised explosive devices, smoke, noise and blood create a realistic, impressionable training experience.
Competency is measured by return demonstration and brief drills using the techniques already demonstrated in a crawl, walk, run format.
The primary goals of the course are:
- To teach skills and best practices to the initial first responders in trauma emergencies
- To increase situational awareness.
- To reinforce self aid / buddy aid
- To demonstrate current techniques in wound management.
The principles introduced in this course are a compilation of trauma guidelines integrating operational and medical requirements into a consolidated set of best practices specific to prehospital care.
Course Requirements: This course requires active participation. Students are expected to lift, move quickly, and safely assume standing, kneeling, prone, and supine positions for periods of time and to recover without assistance. This course is an outdoor exercise. Students should bring a change of clothing.
Pants and long sleeve shirt that will get damaged.
Clothing and footwear appropriate to the season
Clothing may get wet/damaged during the course of the exercise