Awareness Level Training in Ballistic and Tactical Medicine

This course is designed for the paramedic student and the working paramedic and first responders to gain knowledge in ballistic medicine.

Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Safety around fire arms
  • The different types of ammunition
  • Gunshot wounds (GSW)
  • Blast injuries
  • Treatment of those blast injuries and GSW
  • Use of quick clot
  • Use of a CAT (combat action tourniquet)
  • Demonstration in gun shots to Kevlar vests
  • Opportunity to shoot handguns and rifles