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B-Con First Aid Training Course - April 22

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Learn basic life-saving first-aid procedures in this course developed by the National Association of EMTs and the American College of Surgeons, presented by Warrior Tactical EMS Training.

Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) is designed for NON tactical law enforcement officers, firefighters, security personnel, teachers and other civilians requiring this basic training, and meets the Department of Homeland Security’s “Stop the Bleed” initiative to train all citizens in hemorrhage control.

Topics and skills include:

  • Use of personal protective equipment while providing care
  • Good Samaritan laws
  • Recognizing and controlling life threatening bleeding
  • Use of hemostatic dressings and tourniquets
  • Maintaining an open airway
  • Recognizing shock from bleeding

Students will receive a national certification! No prerequisite required.

Saturday, April 22 • 10am–1pm

Seminar Fee: $20 (payable to instructor on day of class)

To sign up for this seminar, please call 888.587.6246 or stop by our Customer Service Counter to sign up in person. Limited seating.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, a notice will be posted on ktpevents.com and our facebook page. You may also call Kittery Trading Post at 888-587-6246.

Trauma is the #1 cause of death for Americans age 1-46, taking almost 200,000 lives every year. Hemorrhage (bleeding) causes approximately 40% of traumatic deaths. Severe hemorrhage can occur from an endless number of sources; from an active shooter in a school or mall to a car accident to a slipped kitchen knife while making dinner. Based on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), which collects data from fatal car crashes, the average ambulance response time to a fatal car crash is 15 minutes and 19 seconds. State average response times range from 6 (Illinois) to 36 (Wyoming) minutes. Not surprising that faster times are in more populous areas and longer times in more rural locations. We all need to be ready to help victims of trauma while waiting for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to arrive.

Warrior Tactical instructors are practicing public safety professionals; police and EMS, as well as educators, bringing real life experience to your classroom.

Warrior Tactical EMS Training, LLC also provides courses in CPR, First Aid, Narcan Administration, Active Shooter First Aid, and Tactical EMS.

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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