Life-threatening bleeding is one of the biggest preventable causes of death in trauma and can happen anywhere at any time in serious accidents. Death can occur in as little as 5 minutes unless aggressive and effective bleeding control is applied.
The TacMed Bleeding Control Course is a hands-on 4 hour workshop that will give participants the skills, knowledge and confidence to treat a life-threatening bleed in an emergency.
- Identification of Massive Haemorrhage
- “Blood Sweep” casualty assessment
- Massive Haemorrhage Control
- Direct Pressure
- Wound Packing
- Arterial Tourniquets (Commercial & Improvised)
- Junctional Haemorrhage Control
Who should attend:
Anyone! This course has been developed for all levels from the layperson with no medical training to Doctors.
Pep joined the Australian Army as a Medic in 2008. Her military career spanned 12 years with six of those years spent serving in the Special Operations Command. During her service, Pep covered multiple deployments and also worked in Domestic Counter Terrorism.
Pep’s specialties include CBRNe and underwater medicine.
Throughout her military career, Pep developed a passion for teaching and instructing in the areas of pre-hospital care and in complex and austere environments.