Bleeding Control for Community Responders Instructor Program

Unfortunately, there are more mass casualty events in the United States and around the globe due to serious accidents or active threat incidents. Citizens are generally the first to arrive on a scene before 911 has been called and professional EMS providers arrive. These critical moments can make the difference between life and death for individuals with critical injuries.  This online course trains bystanders how to administer care to others with confidence in a life-threatening situation, where a victim or victims may lose their life due to a serious injury.

The Superior Life Support team is seeking individuals who are interested in bringing the life-saving Superior Bleeding Control skills training to others. All instructor applicants must follow a three-step process to complete the requisite online and hands-on training.

How to become a Superior Bleeding Control Instructor:

Step 1: Complete the online course, including any optional lessons. Click to learn more about Bleeding Control for Community Responders.

Step 2: Attend a live, hands-on Skills Session to practice and master your Superior Bleeding Control skills.

Step 3: Complete a virtual Instructor Skills Session developed by the Superior Life Support team. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Skills Session, new instructors receive access to an Instructor Toolkit that provides essential information needed to teach Bleeding Control skills to others.

Introductory Price


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Course Objectives

When teaching this course, you will guide students through skills they have learned, in order to:

  • Describe the best techniques for the management of hemorrhaging wounds
  • Understand wound compression and packing using hemostatic agents
  • Learn correct application of elastic bands both for wound compression and as a tourniquet
  • Know how to create and apply improvised bandages
  • Understand how community responders and emergency service providers should work together to treat bleeding victims
  • Take steps to maintain personal safety for the public and responders

You Will Receive:

  • Superior Bleeding Control Instructor Workshop Guide
  • Superior Bleeding Control Skills Test
  • Superior Bleeding Control Instructor Notes for Skills Assessment

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Background Information
  • Instructor Preparation
  • Classroom Design and Set-Up
  • Curriculum
  • Skills Practice, Performance, Assessment & Feedback
  • Conclusion
  • After course follow-up
  • Appendix