Every American should be trained to at least “Combat Lifesaver” level to provide immediate care for victims of severe trauma, whether it be a car accident, a gunshot wound, a chainsaw accident, etc. to save lives. Our second level is EMT, and third level is medic/paramedic.

Latest CPT Medical Articles

Wild Medicinal: St. John’s Wort

This video comes from HedgeLiving. St. John’s Wort is a painkiller. In times of collapse/SHTF, it will be a very valuable medicinal plant to have and store. =


Rose Hip Benefits

This article comes from herbwisdom.com A rose hip is the fruit of a rose. Also known as rose haw or rose hep. The wild dog rose is the type of

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Five Emergency Toothache Remedies From Wild Plants

This article com,es from survivalcache.com The crippling pain of a toothache can occur at inconvenient times – perhaps when far from your dentist or even your emergency first aid kit.

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Daisy Benefits for Skin, Heart, Cancer, Lungs and Joints

This article comes from HealthTipsNow.com “He/she loves me, he/she loves me not …” many of us have picked at least one daisy. This flower is also known as lawn daisy,


Eggshell Tincture

Another HedgeLiving video. Eggshells have many uses. They add calcium to your garden, if you crush them and spread them around. Or, you can add them to your compost pile.


Making and Canning Elderberry Syrup

Hedge Living has a 4-part video on making and canning elderberry syrup. If you are lucky enough to have access to an elderberry tree, you can make this immune system


Wild Medicinal – Barberry

Hedge Living has two videos about Barberry. The first is about making a tincture with the Barberry berries. The berries are good for building your red blood cells. They also


Wild Edible and Medicinal: Watercress

Hedge Living has a video on Watercress, a highly nutritious wild plant found near springs and streams. From the video description: Watercress is one of those wild edibles I can


Patriot Nurse – What to do for Pneumonia

Patriot Nurse gives us some advice on dealing with pneumonia in times of chaos, or SHTF. –

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Oregon Grape

This article comes from wildfoodsandmedicines.com Our modern palate oscillates between the addictive flavors of salty and sweet, but we have lost an essential ingredient to optimal health: bitter plants.  They

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Grid Down Hospital: Part III – Tools

By Flighterdoc Posted on October 10, 2016 Basic Tools Certain basic tools are needed to perform medicine. While all are not needed on every patient, some are and are needed


Mint Leaves: Health Benefits and Uses

Mint is a very useful plant, both for its aromatic and flavor enhancing abilities and for its many medicinal uses. It is easy to grow, and is found in the


Baking Soda: Another Wonder Substance

This article comes from PreppingToSurvive.com A while back, I wrote a piece extolling the virtues of vinegar.  I want to focus some attention on another inexpensive multipurpose agent-  sodium bicarbonate.


A Homemade Cure for Dehydration

This article comes from PreppingToSurvive.com I know what you may be thinking. Isn’t drinking water a good “homemade” cure for dehydration? For moderate dehydration, that’s true. But for more serious


Patriot Nurse – How to Prepare for Yellow Fever

The Patriot Nurse discusses Yellow Fever, its signs, symptoms and treatment. –


What is Chickweed? A Wild Edible Green for the Lymph and More

Here is another video presented by SuperFoodEvolution. From the video description: Wild chickweed is a cleansing, demulcent and expectorant herb useful for purifying the blood, the lymph system and healing


Stinging Nettle, A Nutritive Herb and Energizing Tea

This video is presented by SuperFoodEvolution. There are many plants thought of as weeds or pests that are rich in vitamins and minerals. Stinging Nettle is one of them. From

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Mullein: A Great Medicinal Weed with Practical Uses

Here is another video, from SurvivalKraft, with some of the uses for mullein. He neglected to mention it makes great toilet paper, and is referred to in the West as


How to Make Mullein Cough Syrup

Mullein has many uses, one of which is as a cough syrup. You can make your own cough syrup at a fraction of the cost of store bought from mullein

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The Plantain – Nature’s Miracle Healer

The following video was presented by rickvanman from the UK. Plantain is a common plant, often thought of as a weed. Well, it is edible and can replace, or augment,


Wild Edible/Medicinal: Red Clover

Red clover is edible, and rich in protein, which is good to know when in a survival situation. In these two videos, HedgeLiving tells us how to identify it and


Wild Medicinal: Mugwort

Mugwort is used as an oil, or salve, to alleviate aches and pains. It has a spicy aroma, but a bitter taste. In this video, HedgeLiving teaches us how to


Wild Medicinal: Yarrow

Here are two videos about yarrow. Yarrow is an amazing plant. It is anti-bacterial and has many uses. A tea made from yarrow can aid in bringing down a fever.


The Multiple Benefits and Uses of Yarrow

Yarrow grows wild just about anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. There is always some growing each year just outside my door, here in Montana. Yarrow is one of the most


IFAK Training Video

Learn how to use everything in your Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK). It could save your buddies life, or your own. This video comes from LSI, Inc, an employee owned

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Plantain, Profile and Uses

This article comes from frugallivingontheranch.com by watkinsranches This is another one of the herbs that I like. It grows almost everywhere and was one of the first herbs I started


8 Herbs and Flowers That Can Ease Your Aches and Pains

This article comes from homesteadsurvivalsite.com by Jessica Willoby Nature has provided everything we need to survive, including medicinal plants that ease aches and pains, relieve migraines, clear up rashes, reduce


QuikClot & 3 Most Important IFAK Items (Best Hemostatic Agent)

Denny Ducet talks about Quick Clot and offers his opinion on the three most important items to carry in your IFAK.


How to Fold / Stage Your C-A-T Tourniquet

Here is a short video from Skinny Medic on how to prepare/stage your tourniquet for quick use, particularly if you are alone and have one arm disabled. It is a


Water Purification In A Wilderness Survival Situation

How to purify water is something everyone should know. We all need clean water! In this video, from Reality Survival, three methods are discussed, with pros and cons for each.


Patriot Nurse – The ULTIMATE Medical Kit!

The Patriot Nurse gives us a complete list of necessary meds (and equipment) for your home medical kit. You might have a lot of these things in your home, but

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Two Water Filtration Videos

Here are two videos about water filtration. The first is a DIY Emergency 5 Gallon Water Filter / Filtration System for $35. This system removes particulates, but not bacteria or


Basic Herbal Preparations: How to Make Infusions, Decoctions, and Tinctures

This article comes from DeliciousObsessions.com by Jessica Espinoza … In this post, I am going to share with you how to make the following basic herbal preparations:… Infusions (like the

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Edible and Medicinal Plants

In any severe economic depression/collapse, or during any period of societal upheaval, store-bought medicines will quickly disappear. There are alternatives, however, for many of the store-bought medicines. Nature provides us

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Every Day Carry for Today’s World

First let me premise this article with a few points you need to consider:  Firstly you must research local laws for yourself as some items or actions discussed may be


Top 5 Diseases During SHTF

Here is another video from the Patriot Nurse. She discusses the top 5 diseases which are most prevalent during breakdowns in Law and Order and in the breakdown of infrastructure:

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CHEAP Dollar Tree Medical Supplies – Prepping Low on Cash

The Patriot Nurse takes a trip to the Dollar Tree Store, looking for cheap medical supplies. –


Medical Books YOU Should Own!

The following video comes from the Patriot Nurse. Not all of us are doctors or nurses, but we can still be prepared to meet situations, if we have the books


NavyJack – Defending Freedom of Speech Against Violent Attacks from the Left

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of



LET’S FIRST DEFINE CERT.  This is the Community Emergency Response Team.  A citizen trained in the CERT program will learn light search and rescue, fire suppression, medical triage and care.


How Does Vaccinated Children’s Health Compare to Unvaccinated Children?

If parents are to make informed decisions regarding vaccination, they need to get more than a single side of the issue. The Big Pharma/Medical Establishment have only given one side



  NOTE FROM STEWART:  This is a working summit, not a place to just listen to speakers.  As with the state and regional summits we have done in the past,

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Wild Edibles with Sergei Boutenko

The following are four videos about wild edible plants. If the SHTF, you may need to supplement your stored food with wild edible plants. These plants have valuable minerals, vitamins

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Dandelion Root: Builds Up Blood and Immune System and has Cured Prostate, Lung and Other Cancers

This article comes from healthiestalternative.com by Toni Dandelion is a flowering plant that is widespread distributed in every part of the world. The plant is considered to be a weed,


8 ‘Antibiotics’ Our Ancestors Used Instead Of Pharmaceutical Pills

This article comes from collective-evolution.com by Alexa Erickson In a day and age where we are given a pill for every conceivable ill, it may seem strange to hear someone


Prepping our bodies for winter with Mike Adams of Natural News

Oath Keepers Winter Prepping Series 2. We often times get so caught up in our home preparations for the winter season, by focusing on things like having enough firewood and


Arizona’s Chino Valley Review on Oath Keepers CPT

– Oath Keepers national salutes Arizona’s Chino Valley /Yavapai Oath Keepers, who have earned a strongly supportive newspaper article with their Community Preparedness Team (CPT) activity. Jim Arroyo is doing


The Survival Medicine Handbook-A guide for when help is NOT on the way

I’ve been reading quite a few books on survival medicine lately in an attempt to find something that I felt was worthy of recommending to our members. It seems that


Combat Lifesaver Course-Student Self Study

http://www.me.ngb.army.mil/units/rti/resources/IS0871_Edition_C_ALMS.pdf   From our friends at the U.S. Army.


Oath Keepers CPT Journal – Eureka, Montana, November 25, 2014

I think I should remind Oath Keeper members right here and now that CPT provides almost all of its training classes for free.


The Only Four Things You Should Trust In The Months Ahead

It seems like there is less and less that people can hold any trust in these days. The government lies about everything, more so than usual…


CDC Admits It Has Been Lying All Along About Ebola Transmission

“Droplets can contaminate objects like doorknobs,” the CDC document goes on to admit. This also means that Ebola can contaminate all….


Why I Will Not Submit To Medical Martial Law

One of the most dangerous philosophical contentions even amongst liberty movement activists is the conundrum of government force and prevention during times of…


The Mainstream Media: Preppers Aren’t So Crazy Anymore

These preppers are great, as they’ll buy anything as long as you label it “survival”. Now it’s off to Ebay to sell more….