We wanted to share a new training class that the club will have available – Basic Wound Management. This class is being taught by Bill Carlo, an Iraq War Veteran and Massachusetts EMT.
This class will teach you the basic skills to treat penetrating wounds until Emergency services arrive. and will cover:
- Contacting and relaying vital information to 911 dispatchers
- Protection against infectious disease
- Controlling Blood Loss
- Pressure Dressings
- Appropriate use of Tourniquets
- Hemostatic Agents / Quick Clot
- Chest Seals
The class is approximately two hours long consisting of video instruction and hands on training. Instructions will be provided for self-aid as well as the aid of others. Some of the videos in the class do contain graphic images.
Medical kits have been placed at the Shooters club in case of emergency. Individual kits will be available for purchase from the Weston Shooters Club.
The first class is this Saturday 11/15 from 3-5pm. If you’d like to register for this class, please visit the training page.