Certified level 1 Course Outline


 

I. Administrative/Welcome and Introductions

  • Sign in / Administration
  • Policies / Hand outs
  • Objectives

II. History and Introduction to A-C-T

  •  Importance of the First Responder
  • Civilian Model vs. Military Model
  • Four preventable causes of death
  • Intro to Act-Communicate-Treat

 III. Act

  •  Pre-planning and Preparing for disaster situations
  • Introduction to Run-Hide-Fight
    • Dealing with threats
    • Moving Casualties
    • Casualty movement planning

 

IV. Communicate

  • Talking to 9-1-1
  • Talking to First Responders
  • Talking to each other

V. Treatment

  • Introduction to medicine in the disaster environment
  • C.A.R.E. system
    • Control bleeding
    • Airway control
    • Respiratory assessment
    • Evacuation
    • Trauma medical equipment
    • Practical Demonstrations

 

SKILL STATIONS

  • Tourniquet use
  • Recovery Position
  • Direct / Indirect Pressure
  • Wound Packing
  • Putting it all together

Certificate Handout