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Bleeding Control for Emergency Service Providers
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Course Description

Welcome to the Bleeding Control for Emergency Service Providers course!

Emergency Service Providers are skilled in administering life-saving skills in the case of an accident or mass casualty event; however, many seek training to master advanced bleeding control techniques.

 

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 helps Emergency Service Providers become more effective partners to community responders when they arrive on scene.

 

Not only will Emergency Service Providers understand the basic skills a community responder will apply, but this course also explores how Emergency Service Providers can smooth the transition of care from a community responder to trained emergency response professionals.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and Superior Life Support. RMCHCS is accredited by NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians and non-physician healthcare providers.

RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Each learner should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the
activity.

Learning Objective
Emergency Service Providers are skilled in administering life-saving skills in the case of an accident or mass casualty event; however, many seek training to master advanced bleeding control techniques. This course serves two important needs. First, it focuses on the skills Emergency Service Providers need to refine their advanced bleeding control techniquesin a variety of emergency situations.

Secondly, it helps Emergency Service Providers become more effective partners to community responders when they arrive on scene. Emergency Service Providers will review basic skills a community repsonder will utilize and explore the best transition of care from a community responder to trained emergency response professionals.

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the best techniques for the management of hemorrhaging wounds
  • Understand wound compression and packing using hemosatic agents
  • Learn correct application of elastic bands, both for wound compression and as a tourniquet
  • Learn correct application and when to use a windlass tourniquet
  • Know how to create and apply improvised bandages
  • Understand how community responders and emergency service providers should work together to treat bleeding victims
  • Take 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 CEU Credit
The Superior Bleeding Control Program was designed for the purpose of providing the best quality training, when it comes to the assessment and treatment of hemorrhaging wounds, in any setting.
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