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Best Practices for CAT tourniquet application

Bleeding is the leading cause of preventable death, responsible for about 90% of these cases, while the source of the bleeding in over 10% of the cases leading bleeding to preventable death is the limb (Eastridge & Co.). Did you know… ? U.S. military reports attribute the saving of about 2,000 lives to the use […]

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How To Provide A Realistic Extreme Training & Avoid Methodic, Unrealistic Training

In a prior article on realistic extreme training, “Why is it important to train in understanding the story of an event?”, we discussed the importance of training your team in understanding the story of the event. In the following article, we will discuss the actions that need to be undertaken once you understand what is […]

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Fast and Furious Training for Extreme Events: The Hands-On Training Experience That Feels Real

Fast and Furious is a training methodology developed by Extreme Simulations and is based on several principles: 100% practical experience A minimum waste of time Not classroom-based Focus on enhancement of the trainee Consideration of the trainee’s goals A good atmosphere Logistical simplicity Read more about training for an extreme event here. Is the following […]

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The Role of Storytelling in Extreme Events Training

Nothing compares to a good story. Whether we are talking about children’s bedtime stories, fun stories that you tell your friends or… stories that explain extreme events and put things into perspective. As humans, we live to tell stories. When we make a decision, we base it upon a scenario – which is basically a […]