Gunshot Wound First Aid
Most do not want to think it is likely to find themselves or someone else with a traumatic injury. However gunshot wounds and other traumatic injuries require IMMEDIATE medical care. Preparing yourself now can add precious time for emergency medical response to arrive.
COURSE TOPICS• Types of Traumatic Injuries• Active Shooter Considerations• Personal Protective Equipment• Initial Patient Assessment• Stopping Extremity & Non-Extremity Bleeding• Preventing & Treating Shock• Sucking Chest Wounds• Maintaining an Airway• Patient Movement• Creating a “Blow Out” Kit• Selecting a Hemostatic Agent• Improvised Medical Equipment• Everyday Carry Medical GearWHAT’S INCLUDED• Classroom Time
• Note taking materials
• Any existing medical kits or equipment (optional)
Sign-up is restricted to more than 2 hours before class start.