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Lone Star Medics Announces Field & Tactical Medicine Conference

By The ITS Crew

Lone Star Medics

Lone Star Medics is hosting their Field and Tactical Medicine Conference in Dallas, Texas at the end of March. This two day event includes a variety of classes and lectures as well as a social mixer. Limited seats are available so if you’re interested, it’s best to act quick.

Who should Attend?

Anyone that wants to learn how to identify and treat injuries related to either a field environment or tactical environment should consider attending the conference. Injuries can happen far from a hospital and depending on your line of work, there may also be the possibility of a violent attack. It’s vital to have the skills and mindset to render aid in those situations.

Individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds are invited to take part in this conference.

  • Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians
  • School administrators and teachers
  • Outdoor sports enthusiasts and hunters
  • Citizens with concealed handgun permits
  • Law enforcement
  • Security personnel
  • Parents
  • Military
  • Medical professionals

What Subjects will be Discussed?

  • Prepper medicine
  • Traumatic head injuries & concussions
  • Identifying & treating common K9 injuries in the field
  • Importance of dental care in the field
  • Environmental emergencies (heat & cold related injuries, altitude sickness)
  • Controlling moderate to severe bleeding using the latest techniques and equipment
  • SCUBA diving and water sports related injuries
  • Surgical airway techniques for maintaining a compromised airway
  • Survival medicine past 48 hours from time of injury
  • Proper mindset and mental preparedness during emergencies
  • Advanced assisted breathing/ventilation techniques
  • Lessons learned during natural disasters
  • Patient movement techniques and maximizing evacuation/transportation assets
  • Medical considerations during active shooter/mass casualty events
  • Differences between EMS and Tactical Medicine for healthcare professionals

When & Where

March 29-30, 2014

MCM Elegante Hotel-Dallas
2330 W. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75220
214-351-4477 or 877-351-4477 (toll free) Front Desk/Room Reservations
Tell them you’re with “Lone Star Medics” for a better rate!

To register for the conference as well as get more information on instructors and subject matter, visit the Lone Star Medics Conference page.

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: Caleb Causey is a good friend and the owner & director-of-training for Lone Star Medics; a field and tactical medical training company. He’s been a medic for over 15 years in field and tactical medicine, having serving in the US Army as a Combat Medic with multiple deployments. He also has experience being assigned to a SWAT team as their medic during his time at a local fire department. Caleb teaches several different levels of field and tactical medicine for civilians, law enforcement and the military. Be sure to visit him online at lonestarmedics.com.

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