Civilian Medical I
This class is for those students who understand that the world is a dangerous place. Medical skills are imperative to round out an individual skill set.
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Course Length: 8 Hours
Classroom Time: 5 Hours
Practicals Time: 3 Hours
Clothing Requirement: Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting stained red and or very dirty (Plan to throw these clothes away). You may want to bring a change of clothes for after the class.
THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR THOSE WITH WEAK STOMACHS. VIDEOS AND IMAGERY ARE USED THAT SOME MIGHT FIND TO BE DISTURBING.
Whether reacting to a household accident, the aftermath of an active killer incident, bombing or another traumatic incident we will ensure that you are prepared to react. This is not a basic first aid class and only covers traumatic injuries and treatments.
Civilian Medical 1 discusses
- Situational treatment strategies and phases of care.
- Medical protocols
- How to assess and treat symptoms common in traumatic injuries, such as:
- Massive hemorrhaging
- Head Injury / Hypothermia
- Proper application of tourniquets.
- Wound packing Discussion and recommendations for trauma kits
*No invasive treatments are taught in this class, such as:
- Needle thoracostomy
- Nasopharyngeal airway
- Cricothyroidotomy Etc.
The class consists of lecture, practical exercises and scenario train where students will put their skills into mock practice on fellow classmates and instructors.
Minimum age of 18 years old. This is a medical class and there will be touching during treatment practical exercises and scenarios. Please keep this in mind.