VOX BUSINESS COLLECTIVE
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

VOX BUSINESS COLLECTIVE

Do you work in the business world? Do you run your own company? Are you entrepreneurial, or dream of starting your own organization? Vox Business Collective is a gathering for Christ-centered business leaders. You are invited to join this gathering as we connect, expand, and grow together. Learn Biblical principles that directly apply to your business and meet like-minded people at Vox that can encourage you in your gifts.

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ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control
Aug
4
12:00 PM12:00

ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control

Advanced Bleeding Control

Cost: $50.00

Contact Geoff at Geoff@realworldconcepts.net

Click this link to register

https://www.realworldconcepts.net/shop/advanced-bleeding-control-22nsx

Class will run approximately 4 hours

Topics Covered

Certification Duration – 2 years

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death for people under 50 years of age in the US. A large portion of those deaths are from severe bleeding – the most treatable cause of death due to trauma. American Safety & Health Institute’s Advanced Bleeding Control is designed to provide detailed information on the control and care of severe external bleeding.

Designed for groups and individuals who have a greater than average chance of witnessing an injury event in which heavy bleeding occurs and professional medical care is not readily available or overwhelmed, such as law enforcement, private security, workplace emergency response team personnel and staff at large events, campuses or large occupied buildings.

Perfect for – Individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire to be certified in Advanced Bleeding Control:

Range Safety Officers | Event Staff | Emergency response teams in business and industry | Campus – Students and Teachers | Private Security | Non-Tactical Law Enforcement

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline 

·         Severe external bleeding

·         Physiology of bleeding

·         Direct pressure

·         Using pressure bandages, tourniquets and packed dressings

·         Preparation

Required Equipment 

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         IFAK or Med Kit (recommended but not required

·         An open mind

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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Intro to Tactical Medic
Jul
30
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Tactical Medic

Intro to Tac-Med

Cost: $150.00

Contact Bridgeport Shooting Range to register
https://bridgeportshootingrange.com/

Class will run approximately 4 hours

Topics Covered

Intro to Tactical Medic is a 4 hour class that combines Get off the X, Live Fire Drills and Advanced Stop the Bleed techniques.

Class will have a maximum of 10 students

Prerequisites

The student MUST know and be able to demonstrate how to safely load, fire, and unload a handgun as well as have demonstrated competence in working from a holster and performing reloads.

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Stop the Bleed or basic bleeding control class preferred

Course Outline 

·         Maintaining the combat mindset

·         Basic anatomy and physiology of life-sustaining systems

·         HABCs – hemorrhage, airway, breathing, and circulation

·         Individual Med Kits (IMK): what you need and how to use it

·         Bring your kit for an eval

·         Basic first aid and advanced wound care, including use of tourniquets

·         Recognition and treatment of injuries

·         Response to an active shooter situation

·         Proper use of cover vs. concealment

·         Recovery of a casualty during active shooter situations

Required Equipment 

·         Quality functional semi-automatic pistol – Full size and compact pistols only.

·         No micro pistols or pocket pistols to include: P238, P938, P365, M&P Shield, Glock 43, etc.

·         3 magazines minimum

·         Optional, loading devices

·         A holster and magazine pouch that will retain your equipment when moving

·         Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         IFAK or Med Kit

·         Clothing suited to strenuous activity and seasonally appropriate

·         Footwear suited for rapid movement and turning

·         Earmuffs (electronic preferred)

·         Wraparound eye-wear

·         Hat with brim

·         Gloves, knee and elbow pads (optional)

·         An open mind

Ammo  

·         Estimated round count:  200 rounds pistol

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control
Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control

Advanced Bleeding Control

Cost: $50.00

Contact Geoff at Geoff@realworldconcepts.net

Click this link to register
https://www.realworldconcepts.net/shop/advanced-bleeding-control-22nsx-ckchz

Class will run approximately 4 hours

Topics Covered

Certification Duration – 2 years

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death for people under 50 years of age in the US. A large portion of those deaths are from severe bleeding – the most treatable cause of death due to trauma. American Safety & Health Institute’s Advanced Bleeding Control is designed to provide detailed information on the control and care of severe external bleeding.

Designed for groups and individuals who have a greater than average chance of witnessing an injury event in which heavy bleeding occurs and professional medical care is not readily available or overwhelmed, such as law enforcement, private security, workplace emergency response team personnel and staff at large events, campuses or large occupied buildings.

Perfect for – Individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire to be certified in Advanced Bleeding Control:

Range Safety Officers | Event Staff | Emergency response teams in business and industry | Campus – Students and Teachers | Private Security | Non-Tactical Law Enforcement

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline 

·         Severe external bleeding

·         Physiology of bleeding

·         Direct pressure

·         Using pressure bandages, tourniquets and packed dressings

·         Preparation

Required Equipment 

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         IFAK or Med Kit (recommended but not required

·         An open mind

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

ASHI Advanced Bleeding Control

Advanced Bleeding Control

Cost: $50.00

Contact Geoff at Geoff@realworldconcepts.net

Click this link to register
https://www.realworldconcepts.net/shop/advanced-bleeding-control

Class will run approximately 4 hours

Topics Covered

Certification Duration – 2 years

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death for people under 50 years of age in the US. A large portion of those deaths are from severe bleeding – the most treatable cause of death due to trauma. American Safety & Health Institute’s Advanced Bleeding Control is designed to provide detailed information on the control and care of severe external bleeding.

Designed for groups and individuals who have a greater than average chance of witnessing an injury event in which heavy bleeding occurs and professional medical care is not readily available or overwhelmed, such as law enforcement, private security, workplace emergency response team personnel and staff at large events, campuses or large occupied buildings.

Perfect for – Individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire to be certified in Advanced Bleeding Control:

Range Safety Officers | Event Staff | Emergency response teams in business and industry | Campus – Students and Teachers | Private Security | Non-Tactical Law Enforcement

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline 

·         Severe external bleeding

·         Physiology of bleeding

·         Direct pressure

·         Using pressure bandages, tourniquets and packed dressings

·         Preparation

Required Equipment 

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         IFAK or Med Kit (recommended but not required

·         An open mind

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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USCCA Basic Pistol (CT pistol permit class)
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

USCCA Basic Pistol (CT pistol permit class)

Woman’s BASIC HANDGUN COURSE (CT Pistol Permit Class)

Cost: Class $120 Book $30 (available for purchase at class or on the USCCA website)

Contact Geoff at Geoff@realworldconcepts.net

Click the link to register:
https://www.realworldconcepts.net/shop/uscca-basic-handgun

Class will run approximately 8 hours

Topics Covered

The class meet the requirements for obtaining your Connecticut Pistol Permit

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline 

1. SELF-DEFENSE FIREARM BASICS: Universal safety rules | Clearing a semi-automatic | Clearing a revolver | Defining a gun’s action | Understanding revolvers | Understanding semi-automatics | Modern, striker-fired handguns | Understanding magazines | Selecting a handgun | Pros and cons of handgun choices | Ammunition components | Is caliber all that matters? | Other measurements | Ammunition care and storage | Common ammunition malfunctions | Clearing semi-auto malfunctions | other use of force options

2. DEFENSIVE SHOOTING FUNDAMENTALS: Defensive shooting versus marksmanship | Proper grip | Shooting platform | Aligning the muzzle to the target | Unsighted fire, point shooting | Flash sight picture | Sighted fire | Trigger control | Rubber band ex

3. GEAR AND GADGETS: Holster retention |Hip holsters | Paddle holsters | Pocket holsters | Inside the waistband holsters (IWB) | Appendix inside the waistband holsters (AIWB) | Non-traditional holster styles | Belts | Tactical flashlights | Mounted lights | Considering a laser sight |Guns safes and storage

4. BASIC AND ADVANCED SKILLS: Creating a training program | Dry firing | SIRT pistol | Fundamental drill discussion | Discussion of what’s next

5. CONNECTICUT SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Review of Connecticut requirements

6. RANGE TIME: Includes live fire time with .22 pistols and other calibers if time allows

Required Equipment 

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         An open mind

·         Clothing suited to moderate activity and seasonally appropriate

·         Comfortable footwear (no open toed shoes or flip flops)

·         Earmuffs (provided if needed)

·         Wraparound eye-wear (provided if needed)

·         An open mind

Ammo  

·         Included in class fees

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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ASHI Instructor Development Course
Jul
20
5:30 PM17:30

ASHI Instructor Development Course

ASHI Instructor Development Course

Cost: $350.00

Contact Geoff at Geoff@realworldconcepts.net 

Click this link to register

https://www.realworldconcepts.net/shop/ashi-instructor-development

Class will run approximately 3 hours of classroom time plus 8 hours of online self-learning

Topics Covered

The HSI Instructor Development Course (IDC) was created to train individuals as authorized instructors for American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) and/or MEDIC First Aid branded emergency care training programs. Using a blended training approach, the IDC combines an initial online learning session to develop cognitive understanding, followed by a single-day, in-person classroom session for developing and practicing instructional skills.

Introduction to Instructor Skills | Facilitating a Program Lesson | Performing Skill Demonstrations | Conducting a Small Group Practice | Using Video-Guided Practices | Supplemental Topic | Accommodating a Slow Learner or Disruptive Student | Conducting a Scenario Practice | Conducting a Performance Evaluation | Becoming an Experienced Instructor | Evaluation | Documentation

Prerequisites

·         ASHI course you wish to instruct or current AHA instructor

·         Individuals at least 17 years old who hold current provider certification and/or demonstrated competency in layperson adult, child, and infant CPR, AED, and first aid

Course Outline 

·         Complete self-paced online course prior to class (will be assigned upon class registration)

·         Classroom review

Required Equipment 

·         An open mind

·         Note taking materials

HSI-approved training materials

·      Instructor trainer materials | HSI Emergency Care Instructor Training Guide (one per instructor trainer, print or digital)

·      Candidate materials | Online portion of the blended IDC course | Instructional materials from ASHI/MEDIC First Aid layperson prov

·      Successful completion and instructor authorization Successful completion of the IDC by itself does not authorize an instructor candidate to conduct ASHI or MEDIC First Aid training courses and issue certification cards. Candidates who have successfully completed the IDC must affiliate with an approved Training Center who will submit an application for instructor authorization. Instructor candidates can also establish their own Training Center.

·      Written evaluation: Instructor candidates must get a passing score of at least 76%, or at least 46 correct questions out of 60, to successfully complete the online portion of the IDC and become eligible to attend the face-to-face portion.

·      Performance evaluation: Instructor candidates must perform these required skills competently without assistance: - Facilitating a program lesson - Performing a skill demonstration - Conducting a small group practice - Conducting a scenario practice - Conducting a performance evaluation Recommended time to complete

·      Online Component: 2-3 hours; Face-to-face component: 5-6 hours.

·      Renewal Training: There is no renewal course or challenge for the IDC. Instructor renewal is completed through instructional activity. Instructor reciprocity from another training organization is handled through a defined reciprocity process.

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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ASHI CPR AED and First Aid
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

ASHI CPR AED and First Aid

ASHI CPR AED and First Aid

Cost: $150.00

Contact https://bridgeportshootingrange.com/  to register

Class will run approximately 8 hours

Topics Covered

First Aid Provider | Legal Considerations | Recognizing an Emergency | Deciding to Help | Personal Safety | Infectious Bloodborne Diseases | Standard Precautions | Personal Protective Equipment | Emergency Medical Services (EMS) | Emergency Moves | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | Oxygen and the Human Body | Early Defibrillation | Chain of Survival | Secondary Cardiac Arrest | Opioid Overdose | Cardiac Arrest—Children and Infants | Chest Compressions | Rescue Breaths | CPR Masks and Shields | Unresponsive and Not Breathing—CPR | Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) | AED Operation | AEDs – Children and Infants | AED Troubleshooting and Other Considerations | Primary Assessment—Unresponsive | Unresponsive— Recovery Position | Multiple Provider Approach to CPR | Choking | Primary Assessment—Responsive | Secondary Assessment | Control of Bleeding | Tourniquets | Hemostatic Dressings | Internal Bleeding | Shock | Amputation | Impaled Object | Open Chest Injury | Open Abdominal Injury | Head, Neck, or Back Injury | Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb | Burns | Nosebleed | Injured Tooth | Sudden Illness | Altered Mental Status | Fainting | Stroke | Hypoglycemia | Seizure | Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath | Asthma and Inhalers | Severe Allergic Reaction | Pain, Pressure, or Discomfort In Chest | Severe Abdominal Pain | Poisoning | Bites and Stings | Heat Emergencies | Cold Emergencies | Emotional Considerations  Class will have a maximum of 10 students

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline 

·         Classroom

·         Hands on skills practice

·         Exam

·         Hand out certificates

Required Equipment 

·         Notepad with pen/pencil/Sharpie

·         An open mind

TRAINING CLASSES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT MAY BE RE-SCHEDULED ONCE WITH AT LEAST 72 HOURS NOTICE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

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