BLEEDING CONTROL Basics (B-CON)

At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the rationale for early use of a tourniquet for life-threatening extremity bleeding.

  • Demonstrate the appropriate application of a tourniquet to the arm and leg.

  • Describe the progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage.

  • Describe appropriate airway control techniques and devices.

  • Demonstrate the correct application of a topical hemostatic dressing (combat gauze).

 

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