Disaster First Aid: User and Instructor Endoresments
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The Disaster First Aid Training System


This one-day course contains the critical essentials to save the savable lives in the first crucial minutes and hours of a disaster when the most lives are either saved or lost–  the waiting period when 911 is overwhelmed and can't come to everyone at once. 

DFA is designed for citizen's response to disasters like earthquake, major destructive storms, explosions, or any major emergency where there are large numbers of people injured at the same time. In the first minutes, hours, and days, there will not be enough local EMS rescuers and ambulances for everyone. The majority of inured will have to wait from 24 hours to 3 days for medical help. 

Most of those who die, will do so in the first 3 to 30 minutes. According to a study by the College of Emergency Surgeons in 1983, about 40% of those who had a chance to survive but died in the first hours or days, could probably have been kept alive by simple first aid actions, if someone there already knew what to do and could do it quickly. Disaster First Aid is designed to save those lives that are needlessly lost in large multi-casualty emergencies. (see Disaster Triage)

This course is complete but concise, practical and do-able by almost anyone from age 14 to seniors. It teaches the same disaster protocols used by Fire Department and ambulance EMTs and Paramedics, but scaled-down to citizen level. With the INSTRUCTOR KIT, nurses, EMTs, Paramedics, coaches, firefighters, Eagle Scouts, camp counselors, lifeguards, CPR & First Aid instructors, and ordinary citizens in all walks of life can teach this course.

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ENDORSEMENTS by Instructors and Teaching Agencies
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 Anyone Can Save Lives
Standard Disaster Response protocols of EMT and Paramedic, scaled down to citizen level of ability and resources.
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