40 hr. Disaster First-Aid Class
Medical Emergency Preparedness Training
1.Basic Injury Treatment – 2 hour
- Understanding the body and minor injuries
2. Anatomy/physiology – 4 hour
- Getting to know the body bones, tendons, ligaments, spine, brain
3. Splinting & Immobilizing – 4 hour
- C Spine immobilization, long bone fractures, femur and traction, splinting, patient moving etc.
4. Major Injury treatment – 4 hour
- Major bleeding, arterial, head wounds, tourniquets, bandaging etc.
5. Cardiac and respiratory emergencies – 4 hour
- Recognizing cardiac emergencies, strokes, and breathing problems, includes American Heart Association 2 year CPR certification
6. Environmental Emergencies – 2 hour
- Heat and cold emergencies, recognizing and treating, bites and stings
7. Advanced Care – 2 hour
- Setting shoulders and other fractures normally requiring ER physician for orthopedic injuries, bleeding, sutures etc.
8. Recognizing and treating Shock – 4 hour
- Types of shock, recognize, treat, prevent
9. Burns – 2 hour
- All degrees of burns, recognize, treat, radiant, thermal, eye, skin
10. Pediatric Emergencies – 2 hour
- Taking care of our youth, illness, injury, etc.
11. Head Injuries – 4 hour
- Understanding new science behind concussions, treatment, and prevention
12. Disaster Preparedness – 4 hour
- Preparing for disasters, mass casualty training, community involvement, search and rescue techniques.
13. Food/water and other aspects of disaster prep – 2 hour
- How to prepare food, water storage and alternative water sources,
Cost of 40 hour training – $395.00 per person. Maximum class size is 35 students. Cost includes practical supplies, and all training materials, 2 year AHA CPR Certification Heartsaver Level. Course offers lots of hands on practice, not just lectures. Course material taught by qualified firefighters/EMT’s with real world experience.
Certificate of completion at the end of the training course following testing.