http://strikefirsttactical.com/ Tactical First Aid Course (T.F.A.C. Emergency First Aid) Instructor Josh Smith: Josh is President and Chief Instructor at Strike First Tactical. Josh is a highly decorated veteran of the United States Army and Operation Iraqi Freedom IV. Josh was a Sergeant and team leader in Tiger Force which is an Elite Reconnaissance unit where he spent 27 months in Iraq as a sniper and recon leader. He was also tasked with developing training programs for his unit. Josh was a certified EMT before joining the Army, and has passed dozens of military and civilian training courses in combat medicine. He presently teaches the following courses for a major DOD contractor. Operational Emergency Medical Skills SOF Operational Emergency Medical Skills Deployment Medicine Operators Course Combat Trauma Management Mission performance at High Altitude Basic Combat Trauma Training Advanced Combat Trauma Training Deployment Medicine Certification Course Registration: Contact http://strikefirsttactical.com/ Date: Saturday March 20, 2010 Time: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Location: Round Table Pizza Milwaukie, Oregon 16550 Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard Portland, OR 97267-4869 (503) 653-6444 Cost: $60. Includes salad bar, personal pizza and drink Who Should Attend Operators, tactical trainers/students, law enforcement, hunters, range safety officers, and anyone that handles a firearm and desires the confidence to handle an emergency gunshot wound or trauma situation until medical help arrives. Course Description This course is focused on real world battlefield and training injuries. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of basic anatomy and physiology, hemorrhage control (all types) and other life saving interventions such as proper tourniquet placement, pressure techniques, shock, and tension pneumothorax considerations. The course will also include considerations for applying self aid, where to position critical gear on your kit so you can get to it from any position. The different types of hemostatic agents will be covered as well as the pro's and con's of each. Overview Tourniquet Application Hemorrhage Control (Venous and arterial) Hemostatics Gunshot wounds Special Consideration Topics (Tension Pneumothorax, Airway Considerations, Internal Bleeding) Burns Trauma of the Head, Chest, Abdomen and Extremities Hot and Cold Weather Considerations Splinting Self-Aid Medical Kit Composition (what works, what is fluff) Open Forum/Basic First Aid Topics What You Will Receive
Actual practice applying the information learned in the class such as Proper tourniquet placement and pressure. Proper bandage pressure to control bleeding. Proper hemostatic agent application. Smart Card referencing all the information for your kit. Work sheets for all class information. The ultimate tool confidence to handle a trauma situation until trained medical experts can arrive. What to Bring; Note pad, and pen/pencil
5 x 3" Ace Bandages 5 x 3" Rolled White Gauze Tourniquet of Students Choice Water An open mind *Attendees are encouraged to bring any on-hand medical materials they would like to know more about or participate in training with. *Bring your Chest Rigs and kit (in addition to the practice requirements above) so you can evaluate placement, and working through equipment restrictions.