This is the sort of topic/s, we need to be discussing.
I like to bring awareness along with me, situational awareness
great first step. But until one sees into the collective bigger picture, they won't have
Every weapons course from home defense to getting a concealed pistol license, is lacking in the most important aspect of being complete. What I am
saying is, they are only 50% of what they ought to be.
These courses teach how to handle a firearm, but do not address the effects of such. Wounds, while not necessarily fatal, are virtually guaranteed.
With that in mind, it is in my opinion that CPR as well as First Aid, such as a Combat Life Saver
, are essential valid requirements with a well rounded and complete, for training with weapon systems.
Personally, it doesn't matter what self defense choice one decides.
They should all be taught with a cause and effect approach to the training.
If more people whom have been found law abiding and able to carry concealed, were also certified in medical skills, or those with medical skills also
would carry concealed, we could have more potential first responders. These words are of course my own personal opinion, based on my life's
experience. Of course others will have their own, which I expect to be different.
Perhaps, this is just another aspect to which in general, we need to wake up to.
I'm glad this topics came up, as it gave me this opportunity to post what I have been pondering for some time.
A solution to active shooters, with an enhanced active shooter response, provided first responders are volunteers with medical and concealed
I'm looking forward to seeing this threads discussion, and how it unfolds.