TACTICAL FIRST RESPONDER COURSE
18th & 19th NOVEMBER 2017
This introductory course has been designed and intended for any individual with
basic medical knowledge and skills to treat wounds that are common in defensive
encounters and other emergency situations. Through both Lecture and scenario based training, students will gain the confidence to be able to react to, assess, and
treat a variety of injuries.
What You Will Learn
Physiological Response to Combat
Preventing and Treating Common and Non – Combat Related Injuries
Litter, Drags and Carries
Basic Anatomy and Location of Major Arteries
Identifying and Treating the Different Types of Bleeding
Identifying and Immobilizing Broken Limbs
SCAB and Treating Compromised Airway
Treating Gun Shot and Knife Wounds
Improvised Treatment Methods
Constructing your Personal IFAK
Upon completion of the course participants will:
Understand the rationale for immediate steps for haemorrhage control including
External haemorrhage, control direct pressure and wound packing and early use of
Tourniquet for severe haemorrhage, internal haemorrhage control by rapid evacuation, and transportation to a major hospital or trauma centre.
Demonstrate the appropriate application of a tourniquet to the arm and leg.
Describe the progressive strategy for controlling haemorrhage.
Describe appropriate airway control techniques and devices.
Demonstrate the correct application of a topical haemostatic dressing (combat gauze)
Recognize the tactically relevant indicators of shock.
Z.E.R.T. AUSTRALIA WILL BE OFFERING A PAYMENT PLAN FOR THIS COURSE