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Hunter's Field Medicine with Lone Star Medics 2024
DSC Headquarters
13709 Gamma Road
Dallas, TX 75244

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Saturday, July 13, 2024, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Category: Member Activity


Hunter's Field Medicine with Lone Star Medics

Ticket price: $250 (includes lunch)

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This extensive, 8-hour course will teach students how to identify and treat injuries/illnesses related to outdoor activities, specifically hunting in North America.  These hunts may take place in environments which have limited resources available such as public safety response, nearby hospitals with surgical capabilities, and minimal immediate medical equipment. 

Some of the subjects covered in class:

- Pre-hunt planning and medical contingencies

- Medical equipment and selection

- Scene Safety

- Patient movement techniques for short and long ranges

- Patient assessment techniques

- Identify and treat penetrating & blunt traumatic injuries

            - Modern hemorrhage control techniques

            - Identify and treat

                        - Penetrating thoracic injuries

                        - Thermal burns

                        - Eye injuries

                        - Shock

                        - General medical emergencies; stroke, diabetic, seizures, etc.

            - Identify and treat penetrating thoracic injuries

            - Identify and treat thermal burns

            - Environmental emergencies

                        - Heat & cold-weather related injuries/illnesses

                        - Poisonous plants of North America

                        - Animal bites and stings, native to North America

            - Introduction to wound management

                        - Irrigation & debridement techniques

                        - Closure techniques

                        - Infection control techniques

            - Evacuation considerations

                        - Landing Zone (LZ) preparation

                        - Patient transport via POV

                        - Rally points

                        - EMS/SAR capabilities

            - Field hygiene and preventative medicine