Three Reasons to Merge Your Firearms and Medical Training

Over the past few years, I’ve seen a trend toward citizen defenders adding emergency trauma skills to their toolbox. That same drive to protect life against an attacker should motivate us to protect life through timely medical intervention. There are many great trainers that specialize in one or the other. However, there are some added…

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2 New Trauma Kits Specifically Designed For the Outdoors

Our partner company, Mountain Man Medical, has released two new trauma kits explicitly designed for those of us who hear the call of the outdoors. If like hiking, hunting or just being outdoors and you’re not familiar with Mountain Man Medical, here is a quick introduction to the trauma kits they offer specifically for you.…

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This Is How You Can Stop The Bleed

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Anyone can suffer a traumatic injury at any given time. While there are many different types of injuries, addressing a massive hemorrhage or severe bleeding injury is the priority. First responders are doing their best to get to the injured person. But the actions you or I take before they get there may be critical…

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Introducing The Mountain Man Medical Blog

It’s a rare occurrence where we release a new blog. In fact, it seems like we’re releasing new podcasts faster than we’re releasing new blogging platforms. (Which, by the way, you can listen to our podcasts on this page.) I guess there’s a reason for that, the ConcealedCarry.com blog is large. Massive, even. Some people…

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Episode 389: You Carry a Gun…But What About Medical?

Today, Riley Bowman talks with ConcealedCarry.com’s new Director of Training – Medical, Brian McLaughlin, a former Navy Corpsman, EMT, and ER Tech. Brian is well acquainted with stopping up holes and patching people up having done it on the battlefield in Afghanistan. We talk about medical training, trauma kits, and mindset as it relates to being ready for the physical trauma aftermath of being in a deadly force encounter.

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