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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Coming Soon: Critical Injury First Aid (CIFA) Instructor

6/19/2015
Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Peace Officer Basic Training will include critical injury first aid. This instructor course will meet one of the requirements to teach this topic in Peace Officer Basic Training. 

Participants will learn how to teach basic training students the essential skills to save his or her life or the life of another before advanced medical care arrives. The students will learn how to instruct others on strategies to stop severe bleeding, to maintain an open airway utilizing a nasopharyngeal airway, and to use appropriate drags and carries to move a casualty out of a direct threat area.

This course will be offered for the first time in July and again in November. The course, which will be taught by featured instructors Dr. Jason Pickett and Dr. Brian Springer, is $50. Sign up here.