Critical Incident Response Training is participating in the Stop the Bleed Campaign. This is a white house initiative to prepare the general public, lay-persons, and first responders to control life-threatening hemorrhage. This is a campaign with multiple private and government agencies involved. We are offering Bleeding Control courses as an effort to educate the public. In the meantime, check out the information below on more information about learning to Stop the Bleed at Critical Incident Response Training.
Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con)
Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) teaches participants the basic life-saving medical interventions. The interventions include: bleeding control using tourniquet, hemostatic gauze, and manual airway maneuvers to allow a casualty to breath. Although this course is highly recommended for people with little to no medical experience, anybody can take this useful course. After completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Explain situations when a tourniquet is warranted
- Adequatly apply a tourniquet to control hemorrhaging
- Explain situations when hemostatic agents and pressure dressings are warranted
- Demonstrate how to properly apply hemostatic agents and pressure dressings
- Define situations when manual airway maneuvers are warranted
- Adequately perform manual airway maneuver.
- This course is offered on-site, at your requested location
- Course is 2.5-3 hours long
- Upon completion, participant will receive a certification