30 August 2012

Personal Preparedness & Traumatic Injury Management SAT 27OCT12 Buck Creek IN

Personal Preparedness 101 & Traumatic Injury Management
SAT 27OCT12 9 AM-5 PM
Buck Creek Community Center
4700 N 750 E Buck Creek Indiana 47905
Morning Session – Personal Preparedness 101
Personal Preparedness 101 is an intensive four hour course of lecture and hands on training for people who realize that their wellbeing is their own responsibility.  All the gear and gadgets in the world are no good to you without training.  We also know that emergencies of all types happen when you least expect them.  For this reason, our course is based on educating you about the things you need to have with you all the time and how to use them.  After covering bare essentials, we will move onto the selection and use of specialized gear.  Topics to be covered include-

·         Bag selection (including organization)
·         Water containers
·         Water purification
·         Shelter (maintaining body temperature)
·         Tools
·         Communications
·         First Aid Kits
Course is both lecture and hands on
·         Cordage
·         Fire starting
·         Gear Repair
·         Basic Knots
·         Protective equipment
·         Flashlights

Afternoon Session – Traumatic Injury Management
This intensive four hour course is intended to provide the attendee with the education and training needed to treat them or another immediately following a traumatic injury, prior to the arrival of EMS.   This class is for informational purposes only and does not certify the attendee to provide medical care. Topics to be covered include-

·         Packing your TIM Kit

·         How to use Quick Clot

·         How to use an Israeli Bandage

·         How to use a CAT Tourniquet

·         Patient Assessment

·         Shock

·         Penetrating Injuries

·         Burns

·         Crushing Injuries

·         Traumatic Amputations

Class will be both lecture and hands on. Attendees will be placed in controlled scenarios requiring them to assess and treat the patient, before giving report to EMS.

Cost of each course is $80, attend both for $150 and save $10.  To register with your credit card call 717-889-1753 or pay using Pay Pal to e-mail 

Space is limited.  Pre-registration required by 15SEP12.

Attendees will also receive a free Introduction to Inverted Edge Tactics

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