The Critical Incident Aid Course is an entry-level course designed to teach the public basic Life Saving Interventions (LSI) that will help save an injured person's life until EMS can arrive. It combines principles of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), most relevant battlefield lessons learned (LL) from the Special Operations Medical Community and meets the recommendations of the Hartford Consensus and TECC guidelines. The course utilizes classroom, skills sessions, and scenario-based training delivering material, and foster confidence in critical skills.
Understanding hemorrhage and shock
Application of wound packing/pressure dressing
Use of homeostatic agents in wound packing
Recognizing and treating chest trauma
Pediatric and geriatric casualties
Casualty movement techniques
Hypothermia Management in the trauma patient
Each student will be issued an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) with the supplies and equipment needed and the student will use the items in the IFAK to complete hands-on training of each skill taught. If you have your own equipment you would like to work from please feel free to do so.
Clothing you do not mind being abused (You will get dirty in the training evolutions, the fake blood we use will wash out of most clothing)
Water for outdoor training
Headlamp or flashlight
Course time: 8am-2pm
Please bring your own drinks and snacks. Swag, kit, and tourniquets will be available for purchase on site, please bring cash/venmo/zelle
Report to Fieldcraftsurvival HQ,
2211 West 3000 South, Unit C, Heber, Utah, 84032 (new industrial area)