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2 Day Tactical First Responder Trauma Course

  • Lytle Creek Firing Range 1210 Lytle Creek Road Lytle Creek, CA, 92358 United States (map)

This introductory course has been designed and intended for any individual with basic medical knowledge and skills to treat wounds that are common in defensive encounters and other emergency situations. Through both Lecture and scenario-based training, students will gain the confidence to be able to react to, assess, and treat a variety of injuries.

What You Will Learn

• Combat Mindset

• Physiological Response to Combat

• Preventing and Treating Common and Non-Combat Related Injuries

• Litter, Drags and Carries

• Basic Anatomy and Location of Major Arteries

• Identifying and Treating the Different Types of Bleeding

• Identifying and Immobilizing Broken Limbs

• SCAB and Treating Compromised Airway

• Treating Gun Shot and Knife Wounds

• Improvised Treatment Methods

• Constructing your Personal IFAK

* Block of Instruction on the Rescue Task Force Concept

*Block of Instruction on Basic Close Quarter Battle ( CQB)

Course Duration: 2 days
Course Cost: $400

* Directions to the range: Once you exit Sierra from the 15N FWY, the range is 10 miles into the mountains on the right hand side when the pavment hits the dirt road. 
** There is NO cell service once you enter the mountains and on the range

Bring your handgun and all required supplies for concealed carry, eye and ear protection, etc. If you have a personal medical kit or IFAK, bring that. You can even bring plate carriers and plates, or any duty gear, if you want to. 200 rounds of training ammo.

Rugged clothing, kneepads, wrap–around eye protection and gloves. Military, Law Enforcement and Security members can bring “full kit”.

Your clothing could potentially get ripped, stained, or become unserviceable after some skill stations, so bring some throw-away items.

Bring Sac lunch and Water!

Lead Instructor BIO:
Crecencio “VAL” Valenzuela is the founder of and current Lead instructor for Spent Brass Training Solutions, LLC. Val is currently a NAEMT Affiliate Faculty member, Course coordinator and Instructor for Tactical Combat Casualty care in California. As a former High Threat Security Contractor for an exceedingly reputable Private Security Company in Iraq, Val has provided Close Protection (CP) as a Personal Security Detail (PSD) member, and also the team medic as he holds a National Registry for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and U.S. Army Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). 
Val has been a Lead Tactics and Weapons instructor to not only other PSD teammates and teams, but to Expats and Third Country Nationals of the host country’s nation as well. A combat veteran with the U.S. Army Infantry (1st AD & 3rd ID), Chris served 5 and half years with multiple combat and NATO tours to include Macedonia, Kosovo and Iraq. While on active duty in the Infantry as a fire team leader, Val was a weapons and tactics instructor at the company level. Val also has time spent as a civilian military weapons and tactics based instructor for Federal, State and Local entities. Current Staff Instructor for Covered6 and Suarez International Inc., Affiliate Staff instructor for Phokus Research Group and ZERT.

Val’s firearms certifications include:
National Rifle Association (NRA) Law Enforcement Handgun & Shotgun
Department of State Basic Field Firearms Officers Course (BFFOC)
United States Navy Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor (SAMI)
Suarez Combat Arms Instructor School
Val’s other certifications include:
Department of State for World Wide Personal Protective Services II (WWPPS)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
US Army Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)
NAEMT Affiliate Faculty – Tactical Combat Casualty Care
NAEMT TCCC/TECC – Instructor
Combat Life Saver (CLS)

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR&AED Instructor

Earlier Event: March 25
Basic Handgun Course
Later Event: April 7
Intermediate Handgun Course