Basic Survival Skills

Basic Survival Skills
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Are you prepared for nuclear missiles, new weather patterns, a breakdown in government, and the unknown? What will you do if the lights never come back on?  What if there is no help coming. . . ever? Are you concerned about how you would keep your family alive and safe after society has collapsed? Our Basic Survival Skills course will give ideas and share secrets to surviving weeks, months, and even years after a disaster.   

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall phases of emergency management and natural, and main-made disasters
  • Identify how to create disaster kits and food storage and first aid techniques
  • Recognize components for situational awareness and how to prevent panic
  • List basic techniques for testing your preparedness  

Basic Survival Skills Module 1
Emergency Management, Threats, and Preparedness Strategies

Thankfully, catastrophic events that bring about societal collapse rarely happen, but will you be prepared if it does? Module one discusses the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. This module also examines natural disasters and man-caused disasters that have happened in America.

  • Mitigation, Preparedness
  • Response, Recovery
  • Common Natural Disasters in America
  • Common Man-Caused Disasters in America
  • Common Prepper Strategies

Basic Survival Skills Module 2
Disaster Kits, Food Storage, and First Aid

In case of an emergency or a disaster, you don’t want to be caught off guard searching for important items. Module two explores how to properly create disaster kits so you will always be prepared. We’ll also explore basic food storage systems, water systems, and first aid techniques, including giving CPR and dealing with conscious and unconscious patients. 

  • Everyday Carry Essentials
  • Common Food Storage Systems
  • Three Types of Mills
  • First Aid Techniques
  • Airway and Breathing

Basic Survival Skills Module 3
Situational Awareness and Preventing Panic

Situational awareness is vital to preparedness. If you aren’t aware of your surroundings, how can you possible recognize and react to emergency situations? Module three explores ways to increase disaster awareness and simple methods for preventing panic and making logical disasters during an emergency.

  • White, Yellow, Orange, and Red
  • Increasing Disaster Awareness
  • Simple Methods to Prevent Panic and Make Decisions
  • Working in a Preparedness Team
  • Safe Way to Find Potential Team Members

Basic Survival Skills Module 4
Testing Your Preparedness

Module four discusses scenarios for testing your emergency preparedness. There are a number of ways to test yourself and they include preforming drills, designing games, and performing bug out tests. Finally, this module explores 19 steps for basic preparedness.

  • After Action Report
  • 72-Hour Bug in Test
  • Drills
  • 19 Steps for Basic Preparedness
  • Threat Assessment 

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.