Medical course: Self Care & Buddy Care, Sept 21, TruPrep in Marietta GA

Howard Law


Jul 12, 2016
Dallas, GA
Zip code
This is a GA POST curriculum course.

Course runs from 9am - 5:00pm on Saturday, September 21, at TruPrep in Marietta.

Cost is $150 per student. The only way to guarantee your slot is to sign-up and pre-pay. If you wish to pay via check, cash, money order, or PayPal, contact me directly for enrollment. If you wish to pay online with a credit card, you can sign up at TruPrep .

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

-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.
Sku # 85-1406

Instructor Bio:

Rodney Lewis


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.