Dynamic Emergency Medical Response for the Range Safety Officer™

Length of Course: 8 hours

Course Level: Advanced
Who teaches this course? This course is taught by an NRA-certified instructor,
Teaching locations: Medford, Ridge, Uniondale, and our Travel Training Team is available


Course Description: Firearms Instructors and RSOs spend years practicing their shooting skills and teaching techniques, but little to no time on responding to medical emergencies. One of their students they are overseeing must suffer. By not being medically trained or by not having the basic medical equipment to respond to range emergencies, the Firearms Instructor or RSO opens themselves up to several areas of legal liability. What the Firearms Instructor or RSO does in the first few minutes of a medical emergency on the range can make the difference between life and death or long term disability. The Gun For Hire Emergency Medical Response for the Range Safety Officer is an 8 hour course that will prepare you on how to respond to and treat medical emergencies you might encounter as an Instructor or RSO. The student will get to participate in several simulated range emergencies using hands-on skills and medical equipment..

Who teaches this course? All of our high-level courses are taught by experienced professionals with the credentials to prove it and first-hand knowledge that is invaluable. Instructors for our medical courses are all trained and certified by the N.YS Department of Health as practitioners and instructors, and possess first hand street knowledge as emergency medical responders for the largest emergency medical response departments in the world. They are experts in emergency medical treatment, and are always updating the course material with the latest guidelines and case law. All of our in-house courses are also approved by a board certified emergency medicine doctor.

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Topics covered to include:

  • Scene Safety and Responding to a Range Emergency
  • Recognizing and treating life-threatening injuries
  • Treatment of Traumatic Wounds
  • Treatment of Medical Emergencies
  • Bleeding Control/Use of Bleeding Control Agents
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (certificate card issued)
  • Sucking Chest Wound Treatment
  • Use of Tourniquet
  • Medical equipment and selection
  • Proper set up of a Range First Aid Kit
  • Setting up a Range Medical Response Plan

Required Equipment:

  • Prerequisites: Current CPR/AED certification
  • Passed the NRA Range Safety Officer Course
  • Positive Attitude and a willingness to help others