FASTTactical Training

There are three main ways to receive training on FASTTactical Sternal IO:

1. In-Person Training through Pyng Medical’s Clinical Education Program

In this training option, you will arrange a formal in-person training session with your local distributor or through our Clinical Education Program. You will receive on-site training via a qualified Pyng Medical Clinical Educator, that includes both didactic and hands-on training.
*only available in the US.

2. Online Live Webinar-Based Training

In this training option, you will arrange a live training webinar with a qualified Pyng Medical Clinical Educator. The training session will be delivered via Go-to-Meeting and you will have the opportunity to ask questions.

3. Self Training Online

In this training option, you will take yourself through Pyng Medical’s six step online self-training process which you can access on this page. This six step training process includes guidance and links to everything you need to self-train in the proper methodology for deploying FASTTactical. In addition to initial self-training, this training may also be used as a supplement to in-person or webinar training, or as refresher training on an ongoing basis. Access Self Training Online Now.

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FASTTactical Main Training Materials and Devices:

Below is an overview of the main FASTTactical training materials. Note that every person who uses FASTTactical needs to complete at least one of the training options above.

FASTTactical Training Video:

**Note – the FASTTactical training video is coming soon. In the meantime, please review the FASTResponder training video below. The FASTResponder device is same in every way as FASTTactical, aside from the color and packaging.

Training Quick Links:

FASTTactical Removal Video:

The video below provides specific instructions on how to remove the FASTTactical Sternal IO device.

FASTTactical Training PowerPoints

1. Main FASTTactical Training PowerPoint*

This is the main training presentation for the FASTTactical Sternal IO device and should be reviewed by every practitioner before using FASTTactical. *Note – The FASTTactical training presentation is coming soon – in the meantime, please use the FASTResponder training presentation below.

Download the Main Training PowerPoint

2. FASTTactical Training PowerPoint Supplement*

This supplemental PowerPoint presentation should be reviewed after the main FASTTactical Training PowerPoint above. It reviews commonly asked questions in addition to giving advice on how to be sure first deployments are successful. *Note – The FASTTactical training supplement is coming soon – in the meantime, please use the FASTResponder training supplement below.

Download the Supplemental PowerPoint

FASTTactical Instructions for Use

FASTTactical Instructions for Use:


FASTTactical Instructions for Use – Europe:


FASTTactical Packaging Removal Instructions


FASTTactical Training Devices


Chest-MATT is a training model for FASTTactical. Chest-Matt allows students to successfully perform a Sternal Intraosseous (IO) insertion correctly and accurately on a real person increasing learning retention and real world applicability.

Chest-Matt is a human worn reusable training model that contains all the pertinent anatomical landmarks to successfully perform a Sternal Intraosseous insertion. The device contains palpable clavicles, manubrium, and a sternal notch. The wearer is protected by a puncture resistant ABS plastic shield built into the anatomically similar model covered in lifelike silicone skin.

Chest-Matt contains removable and reusable training pucks covered in silicone skin that have the ability to accept between 6 and 10 insertions each.

Download the Chest-MATT Brochure


FASTTactical Trainer

The FASTTactical Trainer Device allows students to practice on a device very similar to the actual FASTTactical and to become acquainted with proper deployment and safety procedures. As a training device, the FASTTactical Trainer can be re-set and re-used multiple times. The FASTTactical Trainer Device is used on simulated devices such as the SimStern, allowing students to get hands-on experience with a similar replicate of the device and get a feel for how the device really works.



FASTTactical Training Kit