Defensive Medicine 103 (San Diego County)

Defensive Medicine 103 is a three-day (3), twenty-four (24) hour course which combines tactical medicine and defensive training along with the concepts of survival principals and disaster preparation. Students will enhance their workplace skills and situational awareness in combination with medical assessment & treatment. The scenarios and drills are based on the realistic needs of the participants.

Students do need to be aware that DM103 is  physical course and students can be expected to kneel and work on ground as well as drag 150lbs dummy in exercises.

Topics include:

  • Basic understanding of violent trauma on the body.
  • Major killers of violent trauma.
  • Skills necessary to mitigate violent wounds.
  • What tools/equipment you actually need in your personal kit.
  • Weapon handling & communication while in a small unit.
  • Prioritizing hostile and trauma threats.
  • Overview of disaster medicine
  • Realistic triage in disaster and hostile environments.

 

Continuing Education Credits (8 hours) will be made available for EMTs & Paramedics. Course tuition includes a blow out kit included at end of course ($150 value). CPR / First Aid certifications will be included at no charged during course for students who need them.

 

The final equipment list will be distributed upon sign-up. Student will be expected to use normal duty gear.

 

Defensive Pistol 101 10.5.14 Morgan Hill, CA

Defensive Pistol 101 is our introductory course to using a pistol in anything more than a bench rest environment. This is a one-day class that covers basic gun safety and handling. Topics included are; drawing from a holster and engaging threats, reloads, and malfunction clearances. Lectures will include safety, mindset and basic legal concepts.

There are no prerequisites for this course but NRA Basic Pistol is always recommended for anyone who has had no formal pistol instruction.

Equipment list:

  • Desire to learn.
  • Pen/paper.
  • Lunch.
  • Defensive handgun .32 caliber or higher with strong side kydex holster.
  • Dual Magazine carrier with 3-5 magazines (more makes for an easier training day).
  • Ear and eye protection.
  • 500 rounds of ammunition.
  • Hat to deflect brass.
  • Personal water supply.
  • Sunscreen if outside.
  • Individual first aid kit or blow-out kit (optional).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defensive Medicine 103, Friday-Sunday March 21st-23rd, Winton, CA

Defensive Medicine 103 is a three-day (3), twenty-four (24) hour course which combines Defensive Medicine and Basic Defensive Pistol topics along with lecture of survival principals and preparation. Students will enhance their pistol skills while also combining medical skills and their disaster preparedness.

Topics include: • Basic understanding of violent trauma on the body. • Major killers of violent trauma. • Skills necessary to mitigate violent wounds. • What tools/equipment you actually need in your personal kit. • Basic gun handling while in a pair or small unit. • Prioritizing hostile and trauma threats. • What to expect from different types of disasters. • What is your realistic plan for survival given different disaster scenarios.

EMTs, Paramedics, RNs- Eight (8) hours of CE credit available for an additional $10.  Due to the live fire nature of this course you must have completed our Defensive Pistol 101 or have proof of completion of other equal or greater pistol training. Any questions please contact us.

Equipment list:

• Desire to learn.

• Pen/paper.

• Lunch.

• Defensive handgun with appropriate kydex holster.

• 300 rounds of ammunition.

• 4-6 magazines for your handgun.

• Hat to deflect brass.

• Personal water supply.

Defensive Pistol 101, Sunday November 24th, 2013, Morgan Hill, CA

Defensive Pistol 101 is our introductory course to using a pistol in anything more than a bench rest environment. This is a one-day class that covers basic gun safety and handling. Topics included are; drawing from a holster and engaging threats, reloads, and malfunction clearances. Lectures will include safety, mindset and basic legal concepts.

There are no prerequisites for this course but NRA Basic Pistol is always recommended for anyone who has had no formal pistol instruction.

Equipment list:

  • Desire to learn.
  • Pen/paper.
  • Lunch.
  • Defensive handgun .32 caliber or higher with strong side kydex holster.
  • Ear and eye protection.
  • 500 rounds of ammunition.
  • Hat to deflect brass.
  • Personal water supply.
  • Sunscreen if outside.
  • Individual first aid kit or blow-out kit (optional).

Safety First – First Aid & CPR

NorCal MedTac was honored to go out to Atwater CA and do a First Aid & CPR class for the great folks at Safety First Shooting Association on August 3rd.  Our thanks to Hammer Stryke Self-Reliance Training & Stage Shop Gun Shop for the accommodations and making us feel right at home out in the (hot) central valley.  Some photos from the class are now posted in the Gallery.

We had a great time doing the class and hope to be returning for more training with these folks in the future!