The NRA Concealed Carry Weapon Course is an eight hour course that teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to own and using a firearm safely. Topics include: Firearm Safety, Pistol Nomenclature, Selecting a Pistol for Self Defense, Basic Defensive Pistol Skills, Drawing from Concealment, Loading and Stoppage Remediation, Mindset, Responding to an Attack and the Aftermath, Carry Modes, Pistol Concealment, Firearm Cleaning, Firearm Maintenance, Sport Shooting, and Training Activities.