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D.A.R.T. 1
(Direct Action Response Training)

COURSE INFO:

2-Day Class

$420 + $20/day venue fee (plus the option to add a $160 DARK Med Kit – a $199 value)

$100 deposit required at registration – remaining balance due at class via CASH / CHECK

PRE-REQUISITES:

There are no prerequisites for this class. This class is for beginners and experts alike.

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • An open mind
  • All training materials are provided, but students can bring their med/trauma kit if they have one. Note: A D.A.R.K. (Direct Action Response Kit) may also be purchased for at a discounted price at time of registration (up to 2 months prior to class) and the kit will be waiting for you at class.

COURSE CREDIT:

Direct Action Response Training will count for certification in B-CON through the American College of Surgeons. It also provides 16 hours of CEU’s, per CECBEMS, to NREMT EMT-Basics/Advanced and Paramedics.

MDFI MCOLES This course is MCOLES Certified through MDFI for Michigan Law Enforcement

DESCRIPTION:

This course is for anybody and should be a priority for EVERYBODY. Come learn critical life-saving skills with MDFI and Dark Angel Medical.

Direct Action Response Training (D.A.R.T.) fills a niche between military self-aid/buddy care training and civilian EMS training and is geared towards those with little to no medical training or background. It provides the student with critical, need-to-know information, which can be utilized in a myriad of situations and stresses the ‘you don’t know what you don’t know’ principle as well as our own principle of “Simplicity Under Stress”.

The course is a total of 16 hours of classroom work to include slide presentations, videos, question and answer sessions and hands-on practical skills application.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Physiological and Psychological reactions to environmental stress
  • The importance of having the proper Combat Mindset
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology of life-sustaining systems
  • H, A, B, C’s—Hemorrhage, Airway, Breathing and Circulation
  • Breakdown and usage of Individual Med Kit (IMK) components
  • Proper stowage and employment of the IMK
  • Hands-on application of the IMK
  • Basic and Advanced Airway management -treating and monitoring tension pneumothorax, sucking chest wound and flail chest
  • Airway adjunct device placement-Nasopharyngeal Airway
  • Basic First Aid and Advanced wound care
  • Application of Bandages and Hemostatic Agents
  • Application of tourniquets
  • Recognition and Treatment of various injuries (Gunshot, Laceration, Burn, Airway, Head, Orthopedic, Environmental)
  • Recognition and treatment of hypovolemic (hemorrhagic) shock
  • Moving and positioning victims with various injuries
  • Response to active shooter situations
  • Proper use of cover and cover vs. concealment
  • Casualty recovery in an Active Shooter situation
  • Mass casualty triage procedure
  • Emergency Medical Dialect/Lingo (911 protocol, cooperation with LE, Fire and EMS and First Responders)

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