Emergency Trauma Care for the Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor and Patrol Officer

Eligibility: Registrant(s) must be (one of the following): A sworn…

Eligibility: Registrant(s) must be (one of the following):

A sworn law enforcement officer, or; A civilian employed by a Federal, State or Municipal law enforcement or correctional agency, or; An active duty or active duty reservist member of the United States armed forces; A Licensed ARMED Security Officer.

Entry Deadline: August 26, 2011
Prerequisites: Current CPR certification by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Instructors: Mike Massaro Executive Director & Founder of “Public Safety Academy”

Mike is a military veteran having served as a Army MP and Air Force Medic and has over 25 years experience in emergency medicine. He is a nationally registered EMT-B, Florida licensed EMT-B, and American Heart Association BLS Instructor. Mike is also a NRA Law Enforcement Instructor and Florida licensed Security Officer Instructor.
Mark Baldwin Instructor “Public Safety Academy”

Mark is a Florida Firefighter/Paramedic and has been actively involved in EMS and Fire Service for over 25 years. He is an active EMS instructor at the collegiate level, past training officer for a local municipality’s fire department, and holds instructor credentials from numerous organizations including certification as a NRA Law Enforcement Instructor.
Chris Hengstenberg Instructor”Public Safety Academy”

Chris is a Florida Firefighter/Paramedic and Rescue Lieutenant with a local municipality’s fire department. Actively involved in the EMS and Fire Service for over 25 years he is an experienced EMS educator and veteran Navy Hospital Corpsman.

Curriculum:
Class begins promptly at 8AM and is scheduled to conclude at 5PM.

As Law Enforecment officers, there is a high likelyhood during the course of our careers we will find ourselves having to deal with treating a gunshot wound or other traumatic life endangering injury to a citizen in our community, one of our other officers, or maybe even to ourselves. As a Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor, the possibility of dealing with a traumatic gunshot wound during training is also a distinct possibilty.

This 2-day, 16 hour course is designed to create awareness of the necessary medical skills needed in our training and real world environment. The class will teach baseline medical skills to non-medical personnel. These skills will also provide the necessary tools to render “Buddy-Aid” as well as “Self-Care” in the tactical environment. This course has been adopted from the “Tactical Combat Casualty Care” program, (a program currently endorsed by the American College of Surgeons and the National Association of EMT’s), and the United States Army’s “Combat Lifesaver” program.

Discussion topics covered include: Defining the tactical environment, Overview of tactical medicine and tactical combat casualty care, Civilian care vs. Tactical care, Care Under Fire, Tactical Field Care.

Trauma Tools used, to include; Tourniquets, Hemostatics, Pressure Dressings, Gauze, Chest Seals.

Other Considerations; Body Armor, Weapon Security, Evacuation, Trauma Kits; Personal kits, Team kits.

Practical Skills covered include: Tourniquets, Hemostatics, Wound Packing, Pressure Dressing, Chest Seals, Evacuations, Scenarios, CPR Refresher/Update; To include the new AHA Guidelines.

Complimentary coffee, juice and pastries will be provided in the morning. Additionally, the NRA has a cafeteria located on premises for your lunch time needs.

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN DCJS APPROVED FOR 8 HOURS OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING CREDIT. DCJS PIC-3 FORMS WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE END OF THE CLASS TO THOSE STUDENTS WHO WISH TO SUBMIT THEM TO THEIR TRAINING OFFICERS.

Certificates of attendance will be provided at the completion of the seminar.

Equipment Needed:
Note taking materials, (optional).

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