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Sat, Jun 15



Stop The Bleed: ETCC Intermediate - June 15

Do you have bleeding emergency? What can you do? Stop the Bleed® is a national awareness campaign and a provincial call to action that aims to train citizens how to stop a person from bleeding to death.

Stop The Bleed: ETCC Intermediate - June 15
Stop The Bleed: ETCC Intermediate - June 15


Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Calgary, 4327 Manhattan Rd SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4B1, Canada


This Trauma Care course is designed for the first responder and those who are currently working in the public safety community. The ETCC- Intermediate Course offers all of the bleeding control techniques as the ETCC- Basic Course in addition to an introduction to hemostatic gauze and agents to promote clotting. This course will also offer an introduction to basic airway management and basic treatments for respiration emergencies.

Key Topics knclude:

  • Immediate response trauma care
  • How to perform a rapid trauma survey to recognize life-threatening bleeding, airway emergencies and respiration emergencies and the initial steps you can take to care for these patients.
  • The actions that you can take to help save a life before professional rescuers arrive.
  • Explain why it is important to use a tourniquet to control life-threatening bleeding from an arm or leg.
  • Demonstrate how to apply a tourniquet to the arm and leg. Self-Aid and Buddy Aid
  • Demonstrate how to pack a wound with gauze and apply pressure to control bleeding.
  • The use of hemostatic agents to promote the formation of blood clots.
  • Perform basic airway manoeuvres
  • Recognizing penetrating and blunt chest injuries.
  • Explain the need for victims with these injuries to be transported immediately to an appropriate hospital
  • Recovery position and keeping the patient warm


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