Bristlecone Casualty Care: Advanced GS Medical Course

4 hours

This class builds off of the skills taught in the Casualty Care: Hemorrhage Control class and will introduce reality-based skills and information! Participants will learn how to respond to and care for patients in a tactical environment and how to treat a wide range of injuries to decrease preventable deaths in a high stress situation. The skills learned will be put to the test with stress-based scenario training. This trauma medicine course covers: scene security, CAT tourniquet, 10 minute medicine, trauma medicine scenarios, IFAK items, Basic Trauma Medicine, gloves, stopping the bleeding, and proper EDC kit.


  • Individual First Aid Kit – IFAK (if you have one)
  • CAT Tourniquet (if you have one)
  • Water
  • Notebook and pen
  • Clothing that allows for movement and can get dirty

A minimum of 3 students is required to run the class or it may be canceled/rescheduled.