Course Description: An in-depth, two day course on medical issues for individuals and families looking to improve their overall readiness for medical issues. The student will learn various first aid skills necessary in an emergency, along with techniques to manage various illnesses and injuries until skilled help arrives. Special emphasis will be placed on providing medical care in austere environments (after a disaster or long term emergency.)
Topics:Medical terminology; medical concerns for neurological, psychological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urogenital; acquiring and storing prescription and OTC medications; managing trauma; creating kits and acquiring medical gear; hands on training
Length: Two days (can attend 1/2 day or one day, see below for pricing)
Required Equipment: None
Optional Equipment: Any medical gear you want to bring, use, or discuss with the instructor.