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EIGHT LIFESAVING MEDICAL SKILLS CLASS

DATE: Sunday December 8th

LOCATION: This Class will be conducted in the second floor conference room of Cabela's Hammond Indiana Store on US 41 just south of the I-80 exit.

TIME: 1:00 PM till 3:00 PM

This free class will cover the basic and essential skills to recognize and treat eight of the most common causes of death under disaster situations. The subjects are: Respiratory Arrest (Chocking), Cardiac Arrest (CPR), Arterial Bleeding (tourniquets), Heat Stroke (hyperthermia) , Cold Exposure (hypothermia), Sucking Chest Wounds (pneumothorax) , Shock,  and Severe Dehydration.

Opportunities to practice airway clearing, CPR, use of an AED, and application of a tourniquet will be available.

NEW “SURVIVAL MEDICS” PAGE!!

    Checkout the new SURVIVAL MEDICS page on our website!   The development of our full Survival Medics Course and the many. many first aid programs and articles that we have developed over the years has produced a lot of articles and training material specifically for emergency medical care under survival conditions.  Live Free now has a specialized Survival Medic’s Group and available certification training materials.  Live Free USA has been presenting and developing survival medicine and first aid classes since the early 1970s.   On this page we have posted text articles and downloadable PDF files that you will find helpful in medical emergencies. We invite members to contribute articles related to emergency medical care and alternative medical care to this new page.  Those interested in our training courses and materials can contact survivorjj@aol.com