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First Aid Training

Explore our training tracks and classes. Most of our public classes are economically built for the average citizen, along with a variety of niche subjects for experienced students. We teach a lot of material in day-long classes, while providing the drills, thinking, and skills required to continue practicing after class.

Our philosophy of performance-based training, rather than objective-based, stems from the greats like Pat MacNamara. Rather than mandate a certain standard, we typically focus on making you better by the end of the day. This allows us to teach students with a variety of skill levels in the same class.

Training Supported By 
First Aid

Advanced First Aid for Active Shooters/Extreme Violence

Provided by Peaceful Warrior Training Group

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Eligible for certification/training hours

This unmatched, hands-on training will instruct students in how to treat the injuries normally suffered during an active shooter incident. This course goes well beyond any first aid course and builds proven battlefield lifesaving techniques. Eligible for 6 credit hours in First Care (TECC) and equivalent certifications training.

  • Explanation of why and when First Care can save lives during acts of targeted violence / active shooter incidents

  • Decision making under stress – How to make life and death decisions

  • Different threat environments and what forms of care are appropriate for each

  • Overview of Response strategies for dealing with an active shooter

  • Immediate Action Drill “Ripple of Safety” – for all emergencies

  • “Move with purpose” – Explanation of alternatives available to an individual during an active shooter incident (A.S.I.)

  • Remote/rapid assessment of victims and extrication/removal of patients from threat

  • Hypothermia and its effects after an act of targeted violence

  • Psychological comfort of injured

  • Controlling bleeding

  • Chest seals

  • Pressure dressings / direct pressure

  • Managing airways / recovery position

  • Casualty movement

Additional Information (flyer)

First Aid

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

Provided by certified American Heart Association Instructors (Roger Kieffer)

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Eligible for certification/training hours

Learn the basics of first aid that may save a life some day from certified American Heart Association instructors. This class covers a variety of common injuries and dives into more depth than your average CPR class. If you've wanted to learn first aid, or get certified, this class will get you there and beyond. 

After successfully completing this class, students will be able to:

  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival

  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival

  • Recognize when someone needs CPR

  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult

  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others

  • Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups

  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult

  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child

  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child

  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*

  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child

  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers

  • Describe the key steps in first aid

  • Remove protective gloves

  • Find the problem

  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke

  • Use an epinephrine pen

  • Control bleeding and bandaging

  • Recognize elements of common injuries

  • Recognize elements of common illnesses

  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury

  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

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