Course Length: 4.0 Hours
Prerequisite: Medical I (CPR & AED)
Class Size: 12 participants
Cost: 210.US | Use promo code DEFEND20 at check-out for a 20% discount
Taxes, fees, range time, and ammunition are not included in course cost.
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This is a 4-hour training class is centered around the Department of Homeland Security's STOP THE BLEED® program, to which we've added some additional Civilian Responder Immediate Emergency First Aid training. Students will gain the knowledge, confidence and necessary skills to provide life-saving medical care, which could make the difference between life and death for the victim(s), while awaiting more advanced medical care.
Why You Should Take This Class
A bleeding injury can happen anywhere. We've all seen it happen too often—on the news or in everyday life. Life-threatening bleeding can happen in people injured in serious accidents or disasters. Instead of being a witness, you can become an immediate responder because you know how to STOP THE BLEED®.
What You Will Gain From This Course
The person next to a bleeding victim may very well be the one who’s most likely to save him or her from bleeding to death. By learning how to STOP THE BLEED®, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and act quickly and effectively to control bleeding once you learn three quick techniques. Take the STOP THE BLEED® training course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency happens.
Our Way of Teaching
Our instructors will teach you live—in person, using training materials specially developed to teach bleeding control techniques. They will not only instruct you, they will be available to check your movements as you practice three different bleeding control actions. They will keep working with you until you demonstrate the correct skills to STOP THE BLEED® and save a life.
Key Topics Covered
This class will provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to render care for medical emergencies including massive hemorrhage, pneumothorax and airway obstruction. This class includes discussion, slide presentations, and hands-on skill stations covering the following topics:
Perform rapid casualty assessment
Understand and provide emergency medical care in accordance with M-A-R-C-H pneumonic
Tourniquet application to control serious bleeding in extremities
Use of emergency trauma bandages and hemostatic agent gauze
Wound packing to control serious bleeding in junctional areas: neck & shoulder; armpits; groin and buttocks.
Upon successful completion of the training, participants will receive a certificate of training completion.
Workout attire or Daily Wear* (Both a short and Long Sleeve shirt, long pants, comfortable footwear)
Running or Cross-Trainer style Athletic Shoes
2 writing pens
Face Covering or Mask (Required COVID-19 Protocol)
COVID 19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Social distancing observed (During verbal instruction)
Face Masks and/ or Face Shields Required
Face Masks will be available for purchase 5. US Dollars
Face Shields are available for purchase 30. US Dollars
Eye protection can be purchased for 5. US Dollars.
IFAKs (Individual First Aid Kits) are available for purchase for 175. US Dollars**
*** PREREQUISITE REQUIRED ***
Successful completion of NOVA's Medical I (MED-I) class is required prior to taking our Medical II course. Why? We take the position that knowing basic first-aid, CPR and AED administration is foremost in developing a Civilian Responder's ability to provide comprehensive and responsible immediate medical care.
* This is a physically demanding class. Please consider that clothing may become torn, dirtied or sweaty.
** Not required to take the course