Street Medicine Course
Date(s) - May. 15, 2021
8:30am - 5:00pm
The Street Medicine Provider program is a one-day information packed dynamic presentation of essential skills and best practices aimed towards the law enforcement officer, security officer, first responder, civilian bystander, or others that may be first on scene. This program is based upon U.S. DOD Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), and the guidelines presented by the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Committee on Trauma.
Presentation topics include:
• Patient Assessment
• Controlling Bleeding
• Basic Airway Management
• Ballistic, Blast, and Less-Lethal Weapons Injuries
• Patient Extraction and Evacuation
Students will be given the opportunity to learn and practice the skills necessary to provide effective medical intervention for various medical emergencies.
Hands-on skills include:
• Rapid trauma assessments
• Insertion of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airway devices
• Management of sucking chest wounds
• Bleeding control techniques using hemostatic agents, combat dressings, and combat applied tourniquets (CAT).
• Techniques for casualty relocation to safer environment. Various drag, carries, and lifts.