Critical Incident Survival

CRITICAL INCIDENT SURVIVAL:Self-Aid / Buddy-Aid for the Civilian

Course Outline:     

Critical Incident Response for the civilian focuses on rendering aid to yourself or your buddy after sustaining an injury in the field. The weekend operator is a person who hopes for the best but is always prepared for the worst. This course will add another tool to your preparedness tool belt. In today’s world we have to be prepared to encounter any type of life threatening incident and improve our chances for survival. This course will give the civilian basic awareness level strategies to render aid and survive until help arrives. This course is a pre-requisite for all follow-on advanced courses. A CONOPS-EMS certificate will be issued to all students upon successful completion of this 8 hour course.
Topics Covered:
  • Responding and Surviving a Critical Incident
  • First Aid in the Field
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Gun Shot / Stab Wound Self Aid
  • Blast Effects and injuries
  • Control of Bleeding / Use of a Tourniquet
  • Build your own IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit)
  • Terrorism/Active Shooter Awareness (open-source)
  • Home Firearms Safety
  • Practical Application of Skills
  • Scenario Driven Instruction
ENRICHMENT MODULE: A 45-minute lunchtime module will focus on appropriate equipment for the field and building your own Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK).

Duration: 1 Day / 8 Hours

Equipment Requirements:

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Note-Taking Material (Pen and Blank Notebook)


  • There are no pre-requisites for this Level 1 awareness course
  • There is no live fire in this class.
  • CONOPS-EMS reserves the right to refuse enrollment to any student.
  • A CONOPS-EMS certificate will be issued to all students who successfully complete this course.
This is not an NRA-approved course. 
Contact Your Instructor - Dr Eli Saber

  • Please register with the spelling of your name EXACTLY how you would like to have it on your certificate.
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