Learn how to control life-threatening bleeding following everyday emergencies and disasters. The training will show you how to act as an immediate responder and save lives, whether the injury is caused by an accident, active shooter, or other disaster.
The number one cause of preventable death from trauma is uncontrolled bleeding. This class will teach attendees how to control bleeding, to increase the likelihood of saving lives in an emergency. Attendees will learn a variety of methods to stop bleeding, including how to correctly apply pressure, dress a wound and apply a tourniquet.
Sanford Aberdeen surgeons and emergency department staff will host two sessions of the training on Monday, Dec. 18 at noon and 6 p.m.