40% of preventable trauma related deaths are due to uncontrolled bleeding. Major bleeding can kill within 5 minutes if not treated immediately with bleeding control devices. No matter how rapid the arrival of emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on scene and will have the greatest impact on an injured person's survival. Guardian offers training and equipment to turn the every day bystander into an effective life saver in a crisis or disaster situation.
Guardian consulting is committed to providing Bleeding Control (BCON) training and equipment to public as well as training in Active Shooter Preparedness. Whether you are a teacher, nurse, law enforcement, or an everyday citizen, Guardian has the training and equipment you need to be the difference between life and death in a crisis situation.
"You are the difference"
Bleeding Control scenarios with Poudre School District
Live scenario training with staff and teachers. Moulage/makeup by "Mac Moulage".
Pre scenario briefing.
Headphones incorporated for hearing protection from "Blank round" gun fire.
Active shooter scenario with PSD teachers/staff
Bleeding Control (B-Con) training with PSD school nurse group
Lecture and hands on training make up this 3 hour course.
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Bleeding Control / Active Shooter Response Course
This 3 hour course offers training on bleeding control techniques for the public, and response to active shooter incidents for bystanders. Students will learn to identify life threatening bleeding, and effectively control it using hemorrhage control devices as well as the basics of triage and TCCC. Course completion certifies student in Bleeding Control (B-Con) through the American College of Surgeons and "Active Shooter Response" through Guardian Consulting. This course is presented in alignment with The Department of Homeland Security's "Stop the Bleed" Campaign. Classes offered for groups of 6 or more. Sign up here.
Combat First Aid - Law Enforcement
This 3 hour course is geared towards law enforcement and first responders. This course offers training in bleeding control, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), and tactical decision making. Students will learn to provide life saving medical care to themselves, and others during tactical/high risk situations. Course offers hands on training in bleeding management and officer rescue. Classes offered for groups of 6 or more. Sign up here.
IED Recognition Course
This course will teach first responders to identify potential IED's and safely respond to reported bomb threats. This course also covers how IED's are made and commonly placed using lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is designed for all first responders, specifically EMS and Fire personal likely to be targeted by a primary or secondary attack. Sign up here.
Blast injury treatment course
An advanced course for Tactical EMT's/Paramedics working with bomb squads or any health care professionals who commonly deal with blast related injuries. This course will cover the difficulties of managing extensive injuries from explosions and provide lessons learned from over a decade of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Classes offered for groups of 6 or more. Sign up here.
William B. "Doc"
William B. "Doc"
William is a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with over 17 years of experience, from both the military and civilian sectors. Will became an EMT in 2004 and later pursued further training as a Combat Medic in the US Army in 2005. From 2007 to 2008, Will was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division as a Combat Medic attached to an Infantry line unit. Upon returning from and during his deployment, Will was awarded the Combat Medical Badge, 3 Army Commendation Medals, and 2 Army Achievement Medals for actions taken while treating wounded US soldiers. During his deployment, Will treated a variety of combat related injuries, including but not limited to blast, concussion, gunshot, and shrapnel injuries as well as injuries sustained from direct and indirect engagements with insurgent forces.
In 2010, after separating from the US Army, Will became a Police Officer with the Fort Collins Police Services (FCPS). While with FCPS, Will developed and implemented several lifesaving medical treatment courses, including tourniquet and Combat Gauze usage and application, which have been taught to all personnel within the department as well as to other outside agencies. Due to Will’s exposure and experience overseas, Will was further tasked with the training and development of EMTs into being qualified as Tactical Emergency Medics (TEMS) attached to the SWAT and Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Teams in the Northern Colorado Region.
Will is currently an instructor in CPR/AED and First Aid through the American Heart Association (AHA) and is also a Bleeding Control (BCON) instructor through the American College of Surgeons. Will has been awarded 6 Medals of Merit along with the Medal of Valor by FCPS for actions taken rendering aid to severely wounded individuals during high risk calls as well as the Meritorious Service Ribbon by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Will is currently serving as a Police Officer for the City of Fort Collins where he continues to educate police officers, SWAT/EOD medics, and local school districts in his areas of expertise.
Joshua is currently a Police Officer with 15 years of experience. Prior to becoming an officer, Joshua served in the US Army as an Infantry Fireteam Leader. During his time in the service, Joshua was not only qualified in several areas related to direct and indirect combat operations, but was also certified as a Combat Lifesaver and was further directly responsible for the health, welfare, combat readiness and effectiveness of anywhere from 3-8 Infantrymen at any given time. Joshua has been deployed on several different CONUS (Contiguous United States) and OCONUS (Outside Contiguous United States) operations and received awards related to those operations as well.
Joshua became a Police Officer in 2008, first with the CU-Boulder Police Department (CUPD) then laterally transferred in 2012 to Fort Collins Police Services (FCPS). During his time at CUPD, Joshua became a CSOC (County Sheriffs of Colorado) certified firearms instructor. Joshua further certified as an instructor in the Center Axis Relock or “CAR” method of close quarters gun battle. Through Joshua’s experience, he was further tasked with instructing “RED” (Rapid Emergency Deployment/Active Shooter) tactics at CUPD. Joshua's current assignments at FCPS include being a Patrol Supervisor, SWAT Operator, FTO, and Honor Guard. Within those capacities, Joshua continues to instruct and build officers in the areas of Active Shooter response and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) as well as general officer safety and tactics.
Joshua has been awarded the Medal of Merit and Distinguished Service Medal by FCPS for actions taken rendering aid to severely wounded individuals during high risk calls. Joshua met Will while at FCPS and since then has assisted Will with instructing lifesaving medical treatment courses which have been taught to all personnel within the department as well as other outside agencies/entities. During his current service as a Police Officer, Joshua continues to educate both police personnel and personnel in the private sector in his areas of expertise.
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