Learn the basics of caring for a trauma injury in this one-day course.
Whether you are a Range Officer, carry a concealed firearm, law enforcement, or just a firearms enthusiast, you will learn quite a bit from this course. Injuries from firearms whether intentional or accidental, self-inflicted or the result of an attack, must be dealt with promptly. During this course you will receive basic instruction on what to do and how to use a basic life-saving kit to provide basic life-saving measures until help arrives.
Topics we'll cover include:
- Adult single-rescuer CPR and AED use
- Recognition and management of life-threatening bleeding
- Use of combat tourniquets
- Hemostatic dressings
- Occlusive dressings
- Thoracic trauma treatment
- Eye injuries
In addition to expert instruction from a medical professional, students will also receive a compact "blow-out kit" valued at over $90 consisting of the following:
2 pairs nitrile gloves
1 trauma shears
1 4" Ace wrap
1 Cederroth Blood Stopper
10 4x4 gauze pads
1 8x10 absorbent gauze pad
1 Vaseline gauze
1 4" roll of Kling roller gauze
2 triangular bandages
2 HALO chest seals
1 SOF Tournequit
Food and refreshments will also be provided.
There are no prerequisites for this course and onsite registration will be available.
Course instructor Steven “Kelly” Grayson, EMS Instructor, NRP, CCEMT-P, is a critical care paramedic for Acadian Ambulance in Louisiana. He has spent the past 22 years as a field paramedic, critical care transport paramedic, field supervisor and educator. He is a former president of the Louisiana EMS Instructor Society and board member of the Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered EMTs.