Boating is a great outdoor activity to enjoy with friends and family. But you also must be prepared to act when something bad happens. Maritime-related injuries often occur with no first responders readily available to assist you or reach you. Your training can mean the difference between life and death. In this video, Dan Stout reviews preventing boating injuries, phases of care, your first aid kit, CPR and C-Spine injuries, splinting, bleeding control, tourniquets, sunburn and heatstroke, seasickness, getting support, and more.
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.