Ditch Medicine Course

COURSE LENGTH:  1 day (8 hours)

TUITION:  $200

 

Course description:

The Ditch Medicine Course is designed to teach the common person how to perform the immediate medical care necessary for a traumatic injury when EMS is not readily available.  In a disaster, whether manmade or natural, this type of knowledge could be the difference between life and death.  The course teaches how to use common items that you may have on hand for such an emergency.

 

Topics covered:

  • Small wound repair

  • Care for wound infection

  • Treatment of burns

  • Airway procedures

  • Suturing

  • Splinting and casting

  • Open fracture treatment and traction

  • Basic tooth trauma

  • Improvised litter

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