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Bleeding Control for Emergency Service Providers | Online Course
Course Description

Emergency Service Providers are skilled in administering life-saving interventions in the case of an accident or mass casualty event. This course serves two important needs:

First, it focuses on the skills Emergency Service Providers need to refine their advanced bleeding control techniques in a variety of emergent situations. 

Secondly, it will help Emergency Service Providers understand the basic skills a community member may apply prior to their arrival and explores methods to smooth the transition of care from an assisting community member to trained emergency response professionals.

Credit Type Hours of Applicable Credit Profession
CAPCE  1 CEH  All licensed EMS Personnel
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit 1 CME  Physicians and Non-physician Healthcare Providers
Certificate of Completion   Non-licensed

 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the best techniques for the management of hemorrhaging wounds
  • Understand wound compression and packing using hemostatic agents
  • Compare correct application of elastic bands, both for wound compression and as a tourniquet
  • Review correct application and when to use a windlass tourniquet
  • Summarize how community members and emergency service providers should work together to treat bleeding victims
  • Identify steps to maintain personal safety for the public and responders
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expires 365 days after start
Cost : $25.00
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 CEH Credit
1 CERTIFICATE Credit
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