The Civilian Medical Response to Crisis Events is a two hour course provided to the general public so that they may be better prepared to help during a crisis where immediate care by first responders is not yet available.
- Recognizing crisis events when civilian medical interventions can make a difference
- Techniques to control life-threatening bleeding
- Use of a tourniquet or other temporary bleeding control tools
- Review of basic yet effective CPR compressions
Typical audiences include: Corporate Entities, Schools, Shopping Malls, Park Districts, Municipal Government/Village Halls
Skills will be taught by experienced first responders from the NIPSTA Center for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (CDEM) using advanced bleeding simulation devices to create a realistic training experience.