Bleeding and Shock
This online module is designed for outdoor professionals, enthusiasts, or for anyone interested in learning more about this topic. This course is NOT eligible for CME or FAWM.
Having and understanding of bleeding and how to control life threatening bleeds is one of the most critical intervention techniques the first responder must learn. Also understanding the mechanisms and evaluation of shock in a patient is critical for providing the best patient outcomes possible.
The purpose of this module is to help you develop a process that will allow you to overcome obstacles and provide the patient(s) with the appropriate care.
Upon completion, students should be prepared to:
- Understand the dangers of bleeding and demonstrate how to control bleeding using various techniques
- Be able to describe specific causes, stages, and symptoms of shock
- Be able to demonstrate how to manage a patient in shock