Self Responder: Valparaiso, IN 05/21/2021 19:00

May 21st, 2021 @ 7:00pm CST

$45
Self Responder: Valparaiso, IN 05/21/2021 19:00
About this event


Self Responder is a trauma centric first aid course that will teach you the skills needed to save your life and the lives of others after a potentially fatal incident Traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death for people under 50 in the US; a significant portion of those deaths are from severe bleeding – the most treatable cause of death due to trauma. This course will teach you how to treat the most common injuries suffered by an active shooter incident and other acts of violence. You will learn by seeing and performing the latest Tactical Combat Casualty Care techniques for self and buddy-aid. At the end of the event, all the participants who have successfully completed the Self Responder course are eligible for an ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control Certification.

During training you will learn how to:

  • Take up a tactical position in order to protect yourself and others in a war zone
  • Perform a hasty triage and control a frantic crowd
  • Use an individual first aid kit and identify any nearby tools to assist you in bleeding control
  • Learn to use direct pressure, dressings, and tourniquets to stop bleeding
  • Pack a deep wound with cloth or gauze to control bleeding

The duration of this course is 2 hours.

WHAT TO BRING

IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) or at minimum:

  • Disposable Gloves
  • Face Masks (Something that will not repeatedly fall off. Scarves not recommended).
  • Hand Sanitizer/Wipes - 1 bottle Purell, 1 package of baby wipes (or equivalent)
  • 1 pressure dressing (Israeli bandage or similar)
  • 1 roll of ACE type bandage
  • 1 Tourniquet (CAT/SOFT/SAMS or similar)
  • 1 Chest seal (Halo or silmilar)
  • 1 pack of gauze
  • 1 hemostatic agent (Hemcon/Quickclot/Celox)
  • Ruck (or equivalent) to carry it all in
  • Photo ID

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Refunds are permitted for this event if requested at least 30 days prior to the event date.
  • For the full Event Participant Policies please view our FAQ page.

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Where
MAAC Emergency Services Training 4203 Montdale Park Drive, Valparaiso, IN
Valparaiso, IN
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When
May 21st, 2021 @ 7:00pm CST
Event Cadre

Geoff

Navy SEAL

Europe

 

Geoff likes cameras in his face, hair gel, Hollywood, fast cars, and his dog. And who doesn't love a guy who loves his dog so of course he fits in perfectly around here.

Event Cadre

Cleve

Force Recon Marine

Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, Asia

 

Cleve believes that it's the simple things in life that are the key to happiness. Like a little pain, misery, and suffering to help bring out the best in us. Out of the Marines, and living in New Jersey. Cleve enjoys spending time with his family, rucking around, falling from the heavens, splashing around in the water, and of course drinking the nectar of the gods, BEER.

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