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Med course: Self Care & Buddy Aid , March 4, TruPrep in Marietta

Discussion in 'Mindset, Tactical Training and Gear' started by cmshoot, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. cmshoot

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    Course runs from 10:30am - 7pm on Sunday March 4 at TruPrep in Marietta.

    Cost is $150 per student; $250 for married couples. Contact me directly for sign-up and payment. The only way to guarantee your slot is to sign-up and pre-pay.

    Topics covered will include, but are not limited to:

    Recognize a Life Threatening Injury.

    Conducting Rapid Assessments and Treatments

    MARCH E concept

    Discuss common injuries and illness related to violent encounters:
    -Gunshot wounds
    -Knife wounds
    -Blast injuries

    Remote medicine assessment and treatment, when it is necessary and why

    Individual first aid kits (IFAKS), different configurations and content and size

    Hands on skills training

    Emergency Trauma Dressing

    Tourniquets:
    -How to choose the right tourniquet
    -Myths about tourniquets
    -Hands on training with Combat Application -Tourniquet (CAT)
    -Upper extremity and lower extremity
    -Multiple tourniquet application

    Nasopharyngeal Airway

    Chest Seals

    How and why to pack a wound

    Advantages with and without hemostatic bandages

    Different types of hemostatic bandages

    Here is the IFAK that the Instructor recommends, but he said if you already have one, he'll train you on that one.
    https://www.southeasterntac.com/product-page/bleeding-control-kit
    Sku # 85-1406

    Instructor Bio:

    Rodney Lewis

    B.S. NRP CCEMTP

    Rodney Lewis brings an extensive knowledge and experience in EMS and law enforcement. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Georgia Southern University. While working on his degree he was also working as an EMT and Paramedic. Rodney has been involved in Public Safety for 21 years mostly in Atlanta, GA working for Grady EMS as a Paramedic. His experience Ranges from EMS to Federal Law Enforcement. Rodney was a Field training officer, Supervisor and one of the original members of Grady’s EMS special operations team. Grady’s Special Operations team provided medical support for law enforcement on the local, state, federal level and did the Bio safety transport for the Center for Disease control. Rodney is the state of Georgia’s National Association of Emergency Medical Technician Coordinator (NAEMT), Georgia Paramedic instructor and a critical care paramedic. Rodney has been an instructor for many pre hospital medical course for more than 15 years, ranging from basic and Advanced Life Supports classes, self-care buddy Aid to law Enforcement and Tactical Combat Casualty Care for EMS providers and law Enforcement.

    SEMPER FI!
     
  2. Jake

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    Tagged for later.
     
  3. Mac11FA

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    Tagged. @cmshoot I was wondering if there were any recommended kits at TruPrep? I was hoping there would be a basic urgent wound care setup. I know @AtlMedic was interested in helping put together something on this. If Rodney has a list for a kit, would be great to put one together for the class. Be thankful for any recommendations besides the hemostatic bandages.
     
  4. cmshoot

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    I am pretty sure that Rod talked to TruPrep about IFAK’s last time he taught this class there. The kit that is in the ad above is one that he designed, so it’s what he recommends, but I know that several students used kits they purchased at TruPrep.

    I’ll ask Rod about the available IFAK’s at TruPrep and let y’all know what he says.
     
  5. AtlMedic

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    I don’t know anything specific about the class. But I will say Rodney is a top notch instructor and definitely knows his stuff.
     
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  6. Cudruln

    Cudruln Cruzn down da skreet
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    This is something me and the wife could use. Wonder if I can talk her into it.
     
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  7. cmshoot

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    This course is being submitted to Georgia POST for credit hours consideration.
     
  8. Rwjeter

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    If you can send some tips my way! Lol
     
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  9. Cudruln

    Cudruln Cruzn down da skreet
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    Sounds like a great double date. We just won't tell the women folk where we are going.
     
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