Course detail: Tactical Medical for First Responders
The Tactical Medical for First Responders program is designed to define a Medical Threat Assessment, to include a medical plan for a tactical operation. Students will learn how to apply techniques to control life threatening bleeding during Care under Fire in a (HOT ZONE). Additionally, they will perform techniques to treat life threatening and non-life threatening injuries during Tactical Field Care in a (WARM ZONE). During the program students will demonstrate lifting, moving and extricating victims from a tactical or hostile environment during Tactical Evacuation Care.
Participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to decrease preventable loss of one's own life (self-aid) or the life of another (buddy-aid) while in an active threat environment.
Participants will demonstrate lifting, moving and extricating victims during scenario based exercises.
Identify, prioritize and treat life threatening injuries
Identify necessary items to include in first aid kits
Perform proper hemorrhage control
Demonstrate how to open an airway
Demonstrate how to treat chest wounds
Practical Exercises and Scenarios
Who Should Attend:
All Law Enforcement Personnel
Emergency Management Services Personnel
Fire Services Personnel
Participate in all exercises and scenarios
Tactical Medical Kit - $110.00 - this canvas kit includes - bag, gloves, hemostatic bandage, emergency trauma dressing, nasopharyngeal airway with lube, tourniquet, large trauma shears, chest seal dressing - twin pack, and emergency survival blanket.
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Session Detail: LE23037F
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