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Immediate Trauma Care Self-Aid/Buddy-Aid Instructor Course

  • 22 May 2023
  • 09:00
  • 24 May 2023
  • 17:00
  • Glenview, Illinois
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The Illinois Tactical Officers Association, in cooperation with NEMRT, NIPSTA and the Glenview Police Department, is pleased to offer this dynamic training opportunity:

Immediate Trauma Care Instructor Course

Date: May 22-23-24, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Glenview, Illinois

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  In the event of a traumatic injury, having the knowledge to correctly identify and treat serious injuries within the first few minutes can have a significant impact on the survivability of a casualty.  This three-day, 24-hour Instructor course has been designed to train first responders as instructors in order to teach lifesaving skills.  The focus of this program will be to provide the knowledge, specialized skills, and associated materials to develop, implement, and teach Immediate Trauma Care End User Courses to Police Officers and Fire Fighters/EMS personnel at their respective departments.

Students will receive in-depth instruction on preparing and applying basic and advanced trauma care.  The training will provide first responders with the skills and knowledge to treat and survive traumatic injuries, including severe bleeding, airway management, shock treatment, and hypothermia prevention.  All techniques taught have been implemented and practiced by emergency medical services throughout the nation and the U.S. military.

Students will learn and practice how to use and teach the proper usage and limitations of tourniquets, wound packing gauze, pressure point placement/usage, pressure dressings, occlusive dressings, Shock identification, and hypothermia prevention. 

An immediate trauma pack and equipment, to include: (1) CAT or (1) SOFT tourniquet, (1) SWAT tourniquet, (1) compressed gauze, (1) OLAES pressure dressing, (1) HALO chest seal-2 pack, (1) emergency blanket, (1) trauma sheers, and (1) nasopharyngeal, will be available for purchase upon sign up at a discounted rate and will also be available for purchase at the end of the course for $95 (valued at $120). All items within the kit will be taught and practiced during the 24-hour course.


Current ITOA Members: $500.00

Non-Members: $540.00, includes a 1-year ITOA membership (select the non-member rate when registering and we will activate your membership)

Need to register multiple officers or someone other than yourself? Contact and we can assist you and send you a single invoice.

After completing a registration form and payment, you will receive a confirmation email.  Detailed course information/location will be provided once you are registered and confirmed as a course attendee.


This is an opportunity for tactical officers to gather together to compare ideas and experiences. Through education and networking, it was hoped that high-risk operations requiring the use of a tactical team would be made safer.

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