Tactical Basic Life Support
Code One's Tactical Basic Life Support program trains first responders for responses to violent emergencies such as explosions, shootings, and stabbings. These emergencies often result in catastrophic injury that may need to be managed in a hazardous environment. Participants in this program learn to manage violent injuries using tourniquets and hemostatic agents and techniques to remove injured people from these dangerous situations to an area where injuries can be further assessed and managed.
Cost: $195Includes IFAK and Tactical Medicine t-shirt.
Group Pricing: As Low As $146.25!
This 16 hour EMS continuing education course prepares first responders for violent emergencies. Participants will assess patients in tactical simulations, review case studies, learn to create pre-incident plans, and practice using hemostatic agents and tourniquets to treat violent injuries. This program provides also covers basic self-rescue and self tourniquet application. Topics discussed will include providing care under fire; assessments in sensory overload/deprived environments; and bleeding control including the use of tourniquets and hemostatic agents.
This course is intended for first responders including EMTs and Paramedics, firefighters, police, and military personnel. It is also appropriate for individuals who want to be learn self-rescue and first aid for active shooter emergencies.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Participants receive a certificate of completion with 16 EMS Continuing Education hours which may be used for NREMT recertification or Connecticut EMS Instructor renewal.
Each participant will receive an Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK) capable of treating a broad range of injuries including chest wounds and arterial bleeding. The IFAK fits easily into a jacket pocket, and the case has MOLLE straps on the back that allow it to be belt-mounted or attached to a duty vest. The kit contains a SWAT-T tourniquet, compressed gauze, nasopharygeal airway, petrolatum dressing, and gloves.
Proficient demonstration of skills and attendance to all course hours is necessary for course completion. There is no written examination conducted in this program.