In partnership with Department of American Defence, Hailer training solutions are happy to provide an international campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. We are putting the knowledge gained by professionals and the military into the hands of those who can save lives in the first critical minutes.
Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines were updated in January 2016 – ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.1 was updated to include the 3 STEPS for bleeding control. The January 2016 update aligned itself with the July 2017 produced an additional update which includes the use of direct Pressure, commercial tourniquets and the use of haemostatic dressings. The guideline is now strengthened by the importance of “Effective use of commercial tourniquets is optimal when first aid providers are trained in proper application techniques.”
Following the recent updated First Aid for Management of Bleeding guideline by the Australian Resuscitation Council, Guideline 9.1.1 everyone should take the opportunity to upskill in the management of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings.
One Day – Six Hours
What you will learn
- Understanding national & International guidelines
- Organisations/Associations supporting or approving guidelines – TCCC + TECC + ANZCOR + ILCOR review
- Understanding basic anatomy & physiology relating to haemorrhage
- Understanding how people die quicker from blood loss than from cardiac arrest
- The 4 classes of haemorrhagic shock
- When patients only have minutes to live
- Haemostatic dressing – different types and the most effective one to use and why
- Why is wound packing such an important skill
- Correct demonstration of wound packing
- Busting the myths on tourniquets
- Why improvised tourniquets fail to Stop Bleeding
- Types of commercial tourniquets (top 5 demonstrated)
- How to prepare and store a tourniquet ready for use
- How to correctly use a tourniquet – one handed and two-handed application techniques
- Common mistakes of tourniquet application and how to avoid them
- How much pressure does it really take to Stop Bleeding? find out using our purpose-built simulator’s
- Techniques for self-application of a tourniquet
- Modified technique for applying a tourniquet to someone else
- What you need to consider when applying a tourniquet to a leg
- Tourniquet application for infants, children and animals
- Duration of tourniquet application and what to do in an extended care situation
Students who successfully complete the workshop will be awarded the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma Certificate.
A Statement of Attendance will also be issued.
$145.00 Per person