First aid: Bleeding, burns & shock

First aid: Bleeding, burns & shock

This course provides an introduction to the first aid knowledge you need to treat bleeding wounds, burns, and shock. You'll learn about the different types of injury, how to diagnose them, and what treatment to apply while waiting for professional medical help to arrive. Please note this is not a nationally accredited course and provides no formal qualifications.

Catalyst online learning portal
Updated Dec 21, 2017

This online course will provide you with the theory to apply first relating to bleeding, burns and shock.

It includes:

  • 1 x eLearning module covering some of the key principles relating to the management of bleeding, burns and shock
  • 1 x online quiz where you have an opportunity to apply the information presented in the eLearning module to test your knowledge.

Key topics

The topics covered in this online course include:

  • Types of bleeding 
  • Signs and symptoms of internal bleeding 
  • Bleeding management 
  • Types of burn injuries
  • Burn management 
  • Signs and symptoms of shock
  • Shock management.  

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about the correct management of bleeding, burns and shock but doesn't need a qualification. 

How long does it take?

The course takes around 45 minutes to complete.

Will I be qualified after completing this course?

No, this is not a nationally accredited course.

If you require a first aid certificate/qualification as part of your employment, please search for the following courses in the Catalyst Education online portal via the 'Explore' tab:

  • Provide CPR (accredited)
  • Provide first aid (accredited)
  • Provide first aid in education and care (accredited).