90% of wounded soldiers in battle die before they see a doctor who will treat them, hence what happens after those first moments following injury are key to surv. The Ukrainian soldier deserves to know that in case they are wounded in battle that they will receive adequate medical attention. Tactical medical education gives the soldiers skills in self help and basic first aid. Certified western expert instructors from Patriot Defence provide training, that amounts to practical advice and simulates realistic situations, using international standards.
Every minute prior to hospitalization reduces survivability by 5%. Usually the first people on the site of an accident are not first aid workers or doctors but the individuals who are close to the victim. These are co-workers, parents, teachers, drivers, police or security guards. These individuals are the eyewitnesses of the unfortunate incident and can react immediately by giving first aid necessary to save the life of the patient until the arrival of specialists. Understanding that in a critical situation a citizen can receive or give urgent and quality emergency aid increases a person’s feeling of security and safety.
Patriot Defence has united a team of qualified Ukrainian and western instructors. Beginning in 2015 this course has increased the knowledge and skills of Ukrainian doctors and raised their qualifications to the best world standards. The instructors of the courses are professionals who studied and worked in the West, some of which are former military professionals from the USA and Great Britain who served in hot spots around the world. This professional training founded on practical medical situations, along with western medical education and scholarly research are the basis for the development of tactical medicine and first aid.
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Censor.NET spoke with British military instructor Sean Ardron, who since 2014 has been teaching combat first aid courses using NATO standards to special forces in Ukraine. Sean is a retired corporal and served in multiple NATO campaigns. He recently returned from a project with Patriot Defence, an NGO that with help from the Ukrainian diaspora in the West has been providing NATO standard tactical medicine courses ...