This webinar has been approved by SWORBHP for 1 CME.

To receive CME, you must watch the webinar AND complete the quiz through the

Paramedic Portal of Ontario. See below for more information on how to access the quiz.

Webinar Details

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016

Presented by:

Jacob Pace, PGY-4, Emergency Medicine

Pete Morassutti, ACP Prehospital Care Specialist (SWORBHP)

Dr. Matt Davis, Medical Director of Education (SWORBHP)

Brief Description:

Have you ever encountered a patient bleeding profusely from an extremity injury? Ever wondered what to do when direct pressure just won't stop the bleeding?

Upon watching this webinar, you should be able to:

• Review epidemiology of exsanguinating extremity injuries
• Understand the historical background of tourniquet use
• Describe the potential complications of tourniquet application
• Review relevant medical literature
• Review the BLS standards in Ontario regarding tourniquet use

How to receive CME for watching the webinar?

Paramedics are eligible to receive continuing medical education (CME) for reviewing our webinars. To receive CME, you must watch the webinar and complete the quiz available through the Paramedic Portal of Ontario.

To access the quiz, click the link below for the Paramedic Portal of Ontario. Once you have logged into the portal, click "Online Training" and locate the course called "Rounds and Webinars".


System Requirements

This webinar is streamed through YouTube. Please visit the YouTube Help Centre if you are experiencing issues.

General System Requirements:

Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in

- Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera

- Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

Ensuring optimal streaming speeds is especially important for videos on YouTube. Make sure to close as many other tabs, browsers, and programs as possible while streaming your content. It may also help to hardwire your Internet connection, rather than using a wireless network connection.

For more system requirements, click here.

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