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CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING CONTROL: 3 HOUR COURSE

This course provides learners with guidance on catastrophic bleeding control, including dealing with the inherent dangers associated with the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings whilst administering First Aid in a high-risk working environment.


All learners must hold an in date Level 3 Emergency First Aid or Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification. 

 

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Equipment

  • Primary survey

  • Catastrophic bleeding

  • Haemostatic dressings

  • Tourniquets

  • Top-to-toe survey

  • Environmental issues

  • Handover to the emergency services

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Certification

Although there is no formal assessment, the trainer will assess each individual ongoing throughout the course and issue a certificate of attendance. There is no expiry date on the certificate as it is attendance only, however, we recommend that you attend this course every 3 years to refresh your skills.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.