First Aid - Soft Tissue Injuries

Learning objectives

  • State how to appropriately respond to soft tissue injuries such as cuts, puncture wounds, impaled objects, bleeding, and severe bleeding.
  • Recognize the severity of a burn and describe how to respond to victims suffering from minor, major and chemical burns.
  • Explain how to respond to a victim who has suffered an electrical injury.

Course overview

In this lesson, you will learn how to respond to trauma-related soft tissue injuries, including bleeding, cuts, puncture wounds, impaled objects, burns and electrical injuries.
  • 15 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Bleeding Injuries
  • Burns
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Practice
  • Mayo Clinic, Patient Care & Health Info, First Aid, September, 2014
  • Healthline Burns: Types, Treatments, and More, April Khan and Matthew Solan, Medically Reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA on August 13, 2014
  • Part 15: First Aid, Web-based Integrated 2010 & 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid, April 01, 2016
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