Emergency Medical Care

How you care for someone – especially in an emergency – can be physical and/or emotional. If nothing else, just your (caring) presence alone could make the difference between life and death. Knowing what to do in advance can be learned but what often matters most is really your attitude and commitment to help however you can.

The pages that follow contain some of what I have learned and figured out on my own as being important and helpful to know from my training and experience as an Army Special Forces Medic, civilian Emergency Medical Technician, Orthopedic Technologist, Holistic Health practitioner, and Health and Safety Instructor (teaching Emergency Response, CPR, First Aid, Sports Safety, Child Care, and Babysitting) for the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, and various (adult) educational institutions:

Emergency Action Steps
Useful Medical Acronyms

Please contact me with any questions or need for clarification or elaboration. I am also available for curriculum design, coaching, consultation, and classroom instruction.