Rescue Task Force & Tactical Trauma Care (1 Day – 7 CEU’s in NJ)
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Upon successful completion of this program, the participants shall be able to understand, demonstrate and perform/provide.
-Operational principals of a Rescue Task Force and the importance of establishing Unified Command.
-Rescue Task Force is a coordinated response by first responders that is controlled and coordinated by law enforcement.
-Identify the operational areas where the Rescue Task Force will operate.
-How Rescue Task Force members will team up with their law enforcement security element.
-How to tactically move as a Rescue Task Force.
-How and where to establish a Causality Collection Point.
-How to evacuate casualties from an Indirect Threat area using lifts & drags.
-Moving from an Indirect Threat environment to an Ambulance Exchange Point.
Gunshot & stab wounds.
-Entrance and exit wounds.
-Sucking chest wounds.
– Types of bleeding.
– RTA: Rapid Trauma Assessment.
– Basic methods to stop bleeding.
– Using direct pressure, elevation.
-What is an active shooter kit and how do you use it?
– Tactical Trauma: Steps to take when treating a traumatic wounds with an active shooter kit.
- How and when to use trauma tourniquet.
- Documenting the use of a tourniquets – RAT, CAT, Swat T.
- What is hemostatic gauze.
- How and when to use hemostatic gauze.
- How and when to use combat pressure dressing bandage.
- Tactical evacuation of the injured – lifts, carries, drags, equipment.
- Providing full patient report to other providers.
EMS / Fire Active Killer Response & Tactical Trauma Care (3 Hours – 3 CEU’s in NJ)
Every day you turn on the news and see another first responder has been killed or injured. There has never been a greater need for a book such as this in the world where violence is the new norm for those of us in the field.
The goal of this class is to educate Emergency Medical Services and Firefighters so they are better prepared to survive and handle an active shooting or terrorist attack.
In this 3 hour class you will learn guidelines for:
- Actions steps you can take during an active shooting to survive.
- How to identify a gunshot wound and check for entry and exit wounds.
- Know the 3 types of bleeding and how to control them using both basic and advanced bleeding control techniques and equipment.
- Learn how to do a basic rapid trauma assessment (RTA) to find life threatening bleeding and injuries.
- Know what an active shooter kit is and how, when and why to use it to save your own life, provide life saving treatment to a fellow first responder or aid a victim of an active shooting/terrorist attack.
- Know how and when to use a tourniquet to stop life threatening bleeding.
- Know what hemostatic gauze is and how to use it.
- EMS in the Warm Zone.
- Blast wounds, Sucking Chest Wounds. Impaled Objects.
This class is worth 3 CEU’s in NJ.