Self-Aid/ Buddy-Aid for the Prepared Citizen with Dr. James A. Rinkle 2018-08-03T22:42:02-05:00

Project Description

Self-Aid/ Buddy-Aid for the Prepared Citizen with Dr. James A. Rinkle


Introductory Self / Buddy aide

If you or a loved one were severely injured could you save a life with your level of training and available equipment???? Can you deploy a tourniquet?  Do you know how to control bleeding?  How do you use pressure bandages?

We will cover the following topics and techniques:

  • Applying bandages into wounds: use of clot promoting impregnated bandages to stop bleeding.
  • Application of commercial bandaging and techniques for reinforcement of break through bleeding.
  • Creation of improvised bandaging materials and techniques
  • Use of pressure points to help control blood flow in wounds
  • Discussion of available different models of tourniquets
  • Storage, deployment and application of tourniquets
  • Packaging and documenting a tourniquet placement
  • Techniques to carry self-aide/ buddy aide materials
  • Kit selection and adaptation to your daily environment

Hands on practical exercises will be conducted throughout the course.


Instructor Bio:

Dr. James A. Rinkle M.D. FACEP

Owner: Dignitary, Executive and Emergency Medical Services

Specializations include:

  • Internal medicine
  • Emergency medicine

Emergency Medical Technician since 1989

Paramedic since 1993

Physician since 2003

Specific Tactical Training

  • Counter Narcotics and Terrorism Operational Medical Support (CONTOMS)
  • International School of Tactical Medicine
  • Indianapolis SWAT school
  • FBI SWAT school
  • Harris County Sheriff SWAT school

Dr. Rinkle also has an extensive background working with State, County, and City Tactical Response teams.

Self-Aid/ Buddy-Aid for the Prepared Citizen with Dr. James A. Rinkle

  • Duration: 3 Hours

  • Participants: Max 30 Students

  • Recommended Gear: Paper and Pen

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy.

*Gear available for rent or purchase at Saddle River Range

Please check-in at the Range counter 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled class time.

Upcoming Events

Fri 26

Couple’s Date Night at Saddle River Range

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 27
Sun 28

Ladies Shooting Social

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sun 28

SRR Shooting League

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May 03

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