When it comes to carrying a concealed weapon, it’s important to have some level of first aid understanding for the emergency treatment of ballistic wounds. Even if that skillset is limited to just being able to apply a tourniquet, that can be the critical step to saving a life while you wait for emergency services. In this video, Dan Stout reviews phases of treatment, bleeding control, tourniquet application, wound packing, the basics of individual first aid kits, dealing with gunshot wounds, and more that – in the end – can help you and your family members stay alive.
Dan is the Training Manager with TacMed Solutions. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and spent 25 years in law enforcement. During his career, Dan cross trained as a Paramedic and was the “Medic” on the SWAT Team for 14 years. Dan spent a considerable amount of time as both a Sergeant and Lieutenant as part of the “Training Unit” where he taught at the Police Academy, Inservice Training, EMS Programs, and Advanced & Specialized Courses.
TacMed Solutions develops and manufactures customized emergency response technology, advanced simulation and training aids, and personal protective gear to effectively manage a spectrum of hostile environments and injuries. TacMed is dedicated to improving survivability in response to crisis situations with world-class innovative solutions designed to help save lives from point of injury throughout the continuum of clinical care.