FSH is committed to making medical training as accessible as possible, democratizing information for all in our community. Note that we do not offer official certification or licensure. All medical skills taught are protected under Minnesota Good Samaritan laws. You can register for upcoming classes below.
Would you like catered training for your community, neighbors, or organization? Is there something you'd like to learn that we don't currently offer? Fill out our contact form and let us know! We're always developing new curriculum and would love to work with you.
Community First Aid & Emergency Response
CFA & ERR provides a holistic overview of community medicine and first aid practices. Students will learn how to safely approach the scene of an emergency, how the EMS system works, how to interact with EMS from an abolitionist perspective, as well as basic first aid procedures. The course will also include scenario training for common emergencies.
Basic Life Support:
CPR & AED
This course provides a period of instruction followed by hands-on training in BLS measures, including CPR and proper utilization of an AED. Students will get hands-on practice with a manikin that provides compression rate and depth feedback, as well as practice AED.
Stop the Bleed
Stop the Bleed provides instruction on basic bleeding control, equipping students to properly identify and manage life-threatening hemorrhaging. Following a period of instruction, students will get hands-on practice with bleeding control interventions. This class will also cover how to interact with EMS and how to put together a bleeding control kit.
Basic Protest Safety
This course covers how to stay safe at political actions, beginning with at-home preparation. Basic Protest Safety defines the different types of protests, tactics to be familiar with, state tactics to expect, what to bring and not bring, and how to treat common injuries.
Understanding Addiction and Harm Reduction
Understanding Addiction and Harm Reduction goes over common myths of addiction, how to engage in community care for individuals who desire it, and destigmatization efforts. The course will also discuss what harm reduction entails, best practices, and how to engage in real harm reduction.
Opioid Overdose Reversal
This course will discuss the opioid epidemic and its origins in the Medical Industrial Complex, harm reduction/overdose prevention efforts, and how to recognize the signs of opioid overdose. Opioid Overdose Reversal will then go into how to treat overdoses using naloxone (both intranasally and intramuscularly), proper patient care, and scenario practice.