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Bleeding Control for Community Responders | Online Course
Course Description

This online course trains bystanders in the community how to administer care to others with confidence in a life-threatening situation, where a victim, or victims, may lose their life due to a serious injury that results in bleeding. Instruction will include use of commercial bleeding control tools as well as information on how to create improvised bandages and tourniquets from everyday items. Completion of this course will prepare you to provide life-saving measures while waiting for Emergency Service Providers to arrive on scene and improve victim survival by ensuring smooth transition of care.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the best techniques for the management of hemorrhaging wounds
  • Review wound compression and packing using hemostatic agents
  • Demonstrate correct application of elastic bands both for wound compression and as a tourniquet
  • Identify how to create and apply improvised bandages
  • Explain how community members and emergency service providers can work together to treat patients suffering from life-threatening bleeding
  • Identify steps required to maintain safety for emergency personnel and bystanders
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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