Introduction to Tactical First Aid
This class will be taught by Andrew Snyder, BS, NREMT-P, FP-C (See instructor bio below)
This course goes beyond what is traditionally taught in First Aid courses, and focuses on how to treat life-threatening injuries that are typically encountered by those who carry and use firearms. The course follows the standards of Tactical Combat Casualty Care, which is the training course developed by the military for deploying servicemen and women. This training will better prepare you to treat these injuries should they occur to yourself, a friend, or a loved one.
Some of the topics covered:
- Review of Human Anatomy
- Airway management
- Bleeding Control (Including Hemostatic Agents and Tourniquets)
- Thoracic Injury Treatment (Sucking Chest Wounds and Occlusive Dressings)
- IFAK contents and carriage
- Practical exercises
INSTRUCTOR BIO - Andrew Snyder, BS, NREMT-P, FP-C : Andy is currently a full-time Law Enforcement Officer, Tactical Team Member, and Firearms Instructor, as well as having over 19 years of experience as a Paramedic. He is currently Board Certified as a Flight Paramedic, and is additionally employed as a Helicopter Flight Paramedic by a Philadelphia-area Level 1 Trauma Center. He has extensive experience in Tactical and Trauma Medicine, and has served as a Tactical Paramedic for his agency's SWAT Team.
Intro to Tactical First Aid
March 21st, 2017 (Tues)
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
255 Wilmington West Chester Pk
Chadds Ford, PA 19137
*This course is limited to 8 students, to be able to provide proper attention to questions and instruction in hands-on exercises during an intense two-hour class.