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Medic Training
Date Saturday December 10
Time 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
The Holdout
2313 San Pablo Ave Oakland
Event Type Class/Workshop
Street Medic Training:
In preparation for the West Coast port shutdown

You are hereby invited to attend this all-inclusive medic training. Whether you’re a seasoned medic or green newbie its always good to brush up on skills

Course topics will include (but are not limited to):

• Tips and Strategies for surviving a radical demo
• what to put in a med-kit
• Street Medic procedures/Medic ethics/ “Mediquette”
• Overview of different physiological body systems
• Basic---Advanced First-Aid
• In-depth trauma course
• PTSD prevention and aftercare
• Review of tactics and weapon systems used against protestors
• Scenarios, scenarios, scenarios!!!
• And more

A lot to go over in two days we know but, hey fuck it!, we’re street medics and that’s how we roll.

At this training we will also be compiling all the best information and learned tidbits from our collective years of experience and making a 2011-2012 Bay Area Street Medics Guide that will be made available for free to all.

What to bring:

• Lunch/Snacks/Drinks
• Something to take notes with
• Wear what you would to a protest (If you’ll wear it then, Train in it now)
• Questions and Experience
• You should never medic alone—so bring a buddy
• If you have a med-kit bring it!

December 10 and 11---11am to 4pm --- The Holdout
2313 San Pablo Ave Oakland
This will be a sober event.
Consider this a safe space oppressive behavior will not be tolerated.

RSVP/Questions to anewhope(at)
Added to the calendar on Friday Dec 2nd, 2011 6:01 PM

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by Vicki justtherapy
Saturday Dec 3rd, 2011 4:12 PM
Hey, so glad to see you're doing this! I'm the ss person who was helping overnight some nights & worked some w/medics. I forwarded the twitter link to the ss list as I thought it would be great to attend some of your workshops. & now we'd like to offer to work together with you on the workshops on ptsd & related issues. Please email me back &let me know what you think! Thx, Vicki
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