Next Class Dates:
9/27/15   or   11/15/15

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Next Class Dates:
 
9/27/15
or
11/15/15

6-day GI Bill Approved Medic Course

Whether you are working in the US or abroad, well rounded medical training can be the difference between life and death. Many do not have time to attend lengthy Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic courses, not to mention the dedication and opportunity to become a military medic. The High Risk Medic course was designed with this in mind and covers the most important live-saving aspects of all of these emergency medical professions in a high-retention 6-day format. No prior medical training is required to take the High Risk First Responder Medic course.
Certifications
Students will receive:
Tactical Combat Casualty Care Provider Certificate and card (NAEMT - valid 4 years)
CRP/AED for Professional Rescuers certificate and card (American Red Cross)
Certificate of Completion
Letter of skills competency
This intensive 6-day course gives students the most important skills that Military Medics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics and Remote medical practitioners use to provide emergency care in a variety of environments positively effecting a serious medical problem

This course concentrates on stopping massive bleeding, Proper direct/indirect pressure & tourniquet use, Wound packing and pressure bandaging, Serious Vehicle Accidents, Diagnosing and treating Medical Emergencies, Dealing with airway & respiration problems, Conducting emergency patient moves as well as expedited patient assessments. Participants will also learn what should be carried in their medical kits and where to procure these items.
Advanced tissue lab work includes Needle Decompression & Cricothyrotomy, Suture lab. ballistic lab, Chest tubes & Intraosseous (IO) Fluid Replacement and other advanced skills labs that are also valuable for Medical/EMS/Fire and Law Enforcement personnel or those currently certified as TCCC Providers that have not had the opportunity to learn and practice these skills on tissue patient models.
Who Should Attend
Military, Security Professionals, Executive Protection Specialists, High Threat Protection Specialists, WPS candidates, Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Officers, SWAT team members, EMT's, Fire Medics, Police Medics, Journalists, Humanitarian Workers, or anyone working in high risk professions inside or outside of the US borders.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the 6-day High Risk Medic course.

Skills
   Stopping Severe Bleeding
   Suture instruction & Labs
   CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
   Tactical Combat Casualty Care certification (NAEMT)
   Needle Decompression & Chest tube labs
   Medical Emergencies & Medications
   Advanced Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
   Basic and Advanced Airways
   Wound Packing
   Vehicle Accidents
   Remote/Wilderness Medical Care
   Emergency and Non-emergency Patient Moves
   Emergency Cricothyrotomy

Training Time
Six, eight hour days. 48 hours of classroom/hands-on instruction

Location: Carlsbad, California and other locations in North San Diego County, California, USA

Cost: (GI Bill Approved) Tuition for the course is $1950. This includes all required gear and equipment. This does not include transportation to San Diego or lodging. This program is GI Bill approved.

Lodging: We've made arrangements with 2 hotels near the training sites. Single lodging comes to approx $60-$75/night depending on hotel and month of year. Sharing a room will cut this cost in half ($30-37/night). Veterans covered 100% by Post 9/11 GI Bill will qualify for a $65 per day housing stipend.

Transportation: Pick up and drop off to and from the San Diego International Airport is provided, as is all transport to and from the hotel and training evolutions. Fly in the day before the course begins, and schedule flights out the evening of, or the morning after graduation. We will pick up and drop off from the San Diego International Airport (SAN)

Gear Required: None, All gear, firearms, ammunition, and other materials are supplied. Personal items that would be helpful are: A Multi-tool, a headlamp, rain gear, pocket notebook, full-size notebook, pens, cell phone.

Clothing: Appropriate training attire would include, jeans / 511 style trousers / cargo pants, T-shirt with long or short sleeved over-shirt, 3/4 waterproof hikers or similar, Baseball-style cap

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