Our course is primarily for firearm instructors, home owners/defenders and police officers any of whom may suddenly find themselves in the position of providing initial care and stabilization of a gunshot wound victim.
Our course is based upon Tactical Medicine principles, but while TacMed is designed for military/police tactical entry team members with specialized medical training, our course is for non-medical personnel who may become involved as primary responders to treat and stabilize victims of gunshot wounds. Originally designed primarily for firearm instructors, home owners/defenders and street police officers, we have also given this course to Federal and Local Law Enforcement Emergency Response Teams and as a Train-the-Trainer program for elements of the United States Marine Corps.
This is a NON-shooting course combined with what you need to do immediately afterward to increase the survivability of gunshot wound victims, including yourself. Important topics include the Effects of Bullets on Human Tissue, Where to Shoot and How to Place Bullets with Surgical Precision. Following Threat Elimination, we teach How to Identify the three, major, life-threatening Injuries and How to Control Hemorrhage which is the major cause of preventable death from gunshot wounds. Accessing Emergency Medical Services and Maintaining an Emergency GSW Response Kit is also covered.
We think Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds is an important skill that should be part of every shooter’s armament.
Each student will receive a DTI Trauma Kit at the course (value $188).
Course curriculum is developed by Doc Gunn aka Anthony M. Barrera, M.D., and instructed by John S. Farnam.
IMPORTANT – By registering for this course:
- You submit that you (and all students for whom you may be registering) are not currently being investigated for, nor have ever been convicted of a violent felony* or crime of domestic violence.**
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$25 OFF | Online Registration
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$25-$50 OFF | Group Discounts
You’re doing us a favor when you bring your friends and family, and we want to reward that. Save up to $50 off tuition, per student! To qualify for this discount, all slots must be reserved together, in one transaction; we recommend nominating one person in your group to be the point of contact. The POC is responsible to register and pay here. You and your crew work out the rest among yourselves.