Self Defense Medicine

with Caleb Causey

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  • In-depth Instruction; Over 100 minutes
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Indefinite access. Pay once, view forever
  • Bonus materials, including printable supplement
  • Access to Class-only Q&A with Instructors
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In the immediate aftermath of a violent attack, once the threat has been eliminated, having the medical tools at hand and the training necessary to immediately tend to victims can mean the difference between life and death.

This Class, Self Defense Medicine, provides you with specific information, demonstrations, and insights to integrate emergency medical aid into your personal defense preparations and training.

Your instructor is Caleb Causey, owner and Director of Training for Lone Star Medics in Arlington, Texas. Caleb combines his formal training as a Paramedic with his personal experience, serving as a combat medic in the U.S. Army and as a SWAT Tactical Medic, to teach students life-saving medical skills among the chaos and trauma of a violent attack.

Along with in-person professional medical training, the information provided in this class can help you prepare for quick and decisive action, to provide the emergency treatment needed to stabilize a critically wounded victim until professional help arrives.

This unique and information-filled presentation gets students thinking about how to react in the first few moments following an attack, once the threat has been stopped. Often times those involved in violent encounters are not even aware they are injured.

Using a technique called a Blood Claw, you will see how to quickly and carefully identify the presence and severity of injuries on yourself and others. Following this method, students are able to prioritize treatment, and to administer the immediate help needed to stabilize victims until professional medical help arrives.

Significant loss of blood is common in traumatic injuries, such as bullet wounds and stabbings. Preventing blood loss is of the utmost importance. Use what you learn here to assemble and train with your own Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK). You’ll learn important design characteristics of various life-saving medical tools, including different styles of tourniquets, as well as common variations of pressure bandages and hemostatic agents. You will learn how to properly apply these and other products to yourself and others.

Other topics covered by this class include how to treat a puncture wound of the chest, as well as how to recognize and treat Hypovolemic Shock due to extreme blood loss. You’ll see the products used to treat these and other conditions, and get easy-to-follow demonstrations showing how they’re used.

These and other valuable live-saving tips and information make up one of the most important classes you can take to prepare yourself to respond quickly in the aftermath of a violent encounter.

Caleb Causey

Caleb Causey started his career riding out with Medstar ambulance services in Fort Worth, Texas as part of the Boy Scouts of America’s Explorer program at the age of 16. After high school he joined the U.S. Army as a Combat Medic. Caleb has deployed to various locations in the Balkans where he has worked as a line medic with the 82nd Airborne and in the ER of the 212 MASH. He especially enjoyed his duty as an OPFOR Medic while stationed in Louisiana. After serving his country, Caleb joined the City of Benbrook’s Fire Department and served there as a volunteer Firefighter/EMT. Over the next several years Caleb was involved with the department’s rescue dive team and worked as the Tactical Medic with local area SWAT team. Caleb also has worked with multiple Private Military/Security Companies. Caleb completed Paramedic school in College Station, Texas. This is where he attained his American Heart Association’s BLS Instructor, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certifications, Heartsaver Instructor, and Emergency Medical Services Instructor for the state of Texas. Caleb has proven to have a true passion for teaching medicine to people of all walks of life. Most of his classes are full of knowledge, experience, and laughter.

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Bonus Materials Included

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