Severe Bleeding Response: Wound Packing and Tourniquet Use

Severe Bleeding Response: Wound Packing and Tourniquet Use

Health
Severe Bleeding Response: Wound Packing and Tourniquet Use

Uncontrolled bleeding from a trauma-induced injury is preventable, and the more people who know how to control bleeding for an injured person, the greater the chance that lives will be saved. This course is designed to promote awareness of severe bleeding first response procedures. Topics include responding to emergencies, the importance of state laws and employer policies, first aid procedures and how to use bleeding control kits.

Course Authors
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA, has served students as a Credentialed School Nurse and School Administrator for over 30 years. For the past 17 years, Lucinda has developed and implemented a wide variety of school health and safety programs. She also provides community and school level trainings for the California Department of Education and other state and national organizations regarding School Safety Issues, Crisis Response Planning, Bullying and Harassment Prevention, School Nursing Practices, and Coordinated School Health Programs.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Employees
DURATION
12 minutes
LANGUAGES
English

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