Course curriculum

    1. Introduction to Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) For Journalists

    2. Faculty Contact & Instructor Biography

    3. Course Objectives

    4. Course Materials & Technical Note

    5. What makes a good IFAK?

    6. M.A.R.C.H. with your IFAK

    7. Minimum IFAK Contents

    1. Tourniquet Overview

    2. APPLICATION: Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT)

    3. APPLICATION: CAT Tourniquet Buddy Method

    4. Emergency Trauma Dressing / Israeli Bandage

    5. Hemostatic Gauze - QuikClot / CELOX

    6. APPLICATION: Hemostatic Gauze & WoundPacking

    7. Chest Seal

    8. APPLICATION: Chest Seal

    9. Protective Gloves

    1. Trauma Shears / Scissors

    2. Absorbant Dressing / Gauze Sponges

    3. Tape / Elastic Bandage / Roll Gauze

    4. Triangular Bandage / Cravat

    5. Emergency Blanket, Mylar

    6. APPLICATION: Emergency Blanket / Hypothermia Prevention

    7. Flexible Splint / SAM Splint

    8. APPLICATION: SAM Splints

    1. Nasopharyngeal Airway / NPA

    2. APPLICATION: Nasopharyngeal Airway

    3. Chest Decompression Needle

    1. QUIZ


About this course

  • Free
  • 29 lessons


Chris Post

Chris Post is an Emmy Award winning photojournalist, as well as a media safety educator and security advocate, with a background of over 20 years in the emergency services sector. Chris has worked in positions ranging from Captain of the fire department at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, to EMT at a regional level, to disaster emergency response with FEMA. Chris transitioned to the field of journalism in 2009 picking up the camera he always loved since learning analog photography in the 1980’s. Chris is the 2020 recipient of the National Press Photographers Association’s second highest award for his work on advancing journalist safety and security initiatives.

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