Bleeding & Shock




Bleeding is a common back country problem. Shock comes as a result of a lack of blood supply. This module discusses bleeding and the types and treatments of shock.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the appropriate methods to stop bleeding
  • Describe the difference between arterial and venous bleeding
  • Describe in which ways and where a person can bleed to death
  • Outline the different types of shock
  • Describe how vital signs change as shock progresses
  • Describe how mental status changes as shock progresses
  • Describe skin changes as shock progresses
  • Discuss internal bleeding
  • Describe the appropriate treatment of shock

After purchase, you may access your online course modules on the Your Online Modules page.

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