Major Incident Trauma Curriculum

  • The hazards that pose a risk to personal safety

  • Responsibilities of the First Responder

  • Dynamic risk assessing

  • PPE overview

  • Selecting the correct PPE in relation to the incident 

  • Types of infection that may be encountered

  • Methods of spread or mode of transmission of infection 

  • The Chain of infection

  • Using gloves

  • Face and eye protection Full body suit

  • Actions to withdraw from an incident Hazardous waste disposal

  • EMS integration

  • DRCA(c)BCDE

  • METHANE reporting for scene management

  • Mechanism of injury

  • Triage sieve

  • Prioritising casualty management and assessing the number of casualties

  • ASHICE

  • SBAR

  • Additional resources at the scene

  • Serious Bleeding 

  • Excessive bleeding control

  • Blood loss - a practical demonstration

  • Embedded objects

  • Knife Wounds

  • AmputationTreatment

  • Blast Injuries 

  • Chest injuries

  • Abdominal Injuries

  • Trauma dressings

  • Haemostatic dressing or tourniquet?

  • Tourniquets and where to use them

  • Tourniquets - CAT, SOFT-T and MAT

  • What damage can be done with tourniquets

  • When tourniquets don't work, and applying the second one 

  • Haemostatic dressings

  • Packing a wound with Celox Z Fold haemostatic dressing 

  • Celox A

  • Celox Granules

  • Monitoring a patient after tourniquet or haemostatic have been used

  • Catastrophic Bleeding Kits

  • Recovery position

  • Shock

  • Patient handover to EMS

  • Post-traumatic stress

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