Life Threatening Bleeding and Tourniquet Application

Life Threatening Bleeding and Tourniquet Application

Serious injury can lead to life-threatening blood loss within minutes – be prepared to provide lifesaving care when the unexpected happens in your home, at your place of work or in your community.

This interactive course will prepare you to recognize severe, life-threatening bleeding emergencies and to take action to stop the flow of blood.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to recognize life-threatening bleeding
  • What action steps to take in a life-threatening bleeding emergency
  • When to use a tourniquet
  • How to apply tourniquets
  • When to use hemostatic dressing

Providing the general public with practical information about how to stop life-threatening bleeding is important. Whether you’re adding this course to supplement other first aid training or you’re taking it as your first exposure to first aid training – you will gain the knowledge to provide lifesaving care.