Members of the public (without medical background/training) should have a good understanding of the various different types of bleeding and the relevant skills to stop or significantly reduce the bleeding.
Medical and healthcare professional students will understand the basic principles of bleeding, hemostasis, shock, and how to control and or stop bleeding in the emergency as well as in a medical environment.
Control Bleeding Course students will gain knowledge and an understanding of:
Control Bleeding Course students will gain the following bleeding control skills by applying their knowledge gained in The Apprentice Doctor® Control Bleeding Course material and applying it by using The Apprentice Doctor® How to Control Bleeding Training Kit.
Methods to stop bleeding in the emergency setting:
Methods to stop bleeding in the controlled medical environment:
The final objective is the most important, and that is to enable both the public and all medical professionals to control and stop bleeding effectively, and as a result, prevent the premature death of trauma and mass disaster victims.
Dr. Anton Scheepers is the founder of The Apprentice Doctor® and the Future Doctors Academy. Dr. Anton is a qualified and practicing Medical Professional with more than 20 years experience as a specialist surgeon in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries, and defects in the head, neck, face, jaw, and the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck region. It is a recognized international surgical specialty and it is uniquely placed right at the center of the medical and dental worlds.
Dr. Anton Scheepers has completed rotations in:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery
He is an international presenter at premedical and medical skills conferences, workshops and camps across the world. Dr. Anton Scheepers is a gifted presenter with a colorful career. From treating leprosy patients in a large leprosarium to treating soldiers and civilians in a bush war in Namibia, and rendering medical services to prisoners – including death-row prisoners to working with classified and dangerous psychiatric patients.
His training varied between basic medical sciences, surgery, and dentistry. He started a medical sciences section in the largest Science Center in Africa – the Sci-Bono Discovery Science Center and was involved with medical research in collaboration with Dr. Sandy Marks Jr. from the University of Massachusetts. Experience includes academic, public, military as well as private practice – all this experience in one person and now Dr. Anton is eager to see young people fulfilling their dreams of becoming great medical professionals.
Dr. Anton Scheepers has a keen interest in medical education as the head of the Premedical Sciences Department at the Solid Rock Community and Virtual Schools based in Tampa, Florida. He is still a practicing medical professional as well as the director of The Apprentice Corporation – an organization with the mission of assisting prospective medical professionals towards fulfilling their dreams. He is the author of 4 books*, a number of International medical articles and the accredited Apprentice Doctor® high school course material available at selected schools in the USA.
Dr. Anton Scheepers has written articles in various publications of International Medical Journals on subjects such as:
Awards and commendations include: