This Catastrophic Bleeding first aid course is an ideal course for the general public, schools, young people, youth workers and anyone wishing to empower themselves with the skills and knowledge to help someone who has been a victim of violent street crime.
The course covers topics such as CPR and the Recovery position, the dangers of weapon carrying, first aid treatment for serious bleeding, catastrophic bleeding, use of manufactured and improvised tourniquets, packing a wound, treatment for acid attacks and use of bleed kits.
The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. You will have continuous access to the course for 12 months.
Action in an emergency
Unresponsive and Breathing
Unconscious and not breathing
Wounds and bleeding
- Embedded objects
- How much blood can you afford to lose?
- How to treat a bleeding wound
- How to pack a wound
- How to use a tourniquet (including improvised tourniquets)
- Symptoms of Shock
- Treatment of Shock
- Internal Bleeding
- Amputated parts
- Eye injuries
- Types of Wounds
- Flail chest
- Collapsed Lung or a sucking chest wound
- First aid for a burn
- Assessing the severity of a burn
- Size, Cause, Age, Location, Depth
- Causes of burns
- Acid burns
- Treating a burn
- Dressing a burn
- Inhalation of fumes
Final Lesson and Quiz giving certificate valid for 3 years and 6 hours verifiable CPD