Tuesday August 17th 9am-1pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Civic Center
1303 Williamson Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24016
The purpose of the Responder I class is to train the individual on trauma medicine tactics to treat arterial bleeding, gun shot wounds, sucking chest wounds, lacerations, and other common traumatic injuries. The use of the following medical devices/items will be addressed: application of a CAT tourniquet, use of an Emergency Trauma Dressing (ETD), application of chest seals, use of triangular bandages, use of the SWAT-T tourniquet, wound packing with compressed gauze, appropriate use of clotting agents, and more.