march, 2018

31mar9:00 am1:30 pmNational Stop the Bleed Day

Event Details

Did you know that unintentional injuries are the #1 cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 44?  Unintentional injuries are also the 4th leading cause of death in the United States.  In an emergency situation, approximately 35% of accident victims die of severe bleeding before they get to a hospital.  “Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to teach you how to recognize and stop life threatening bleeding and save a life.

This FREE 1.5 hour course is designed to teach:

  • How to recognize life threatening bleeding
  • Various methods to stop life threatening bleeding
    • Tourniquets
    • Wound packing
    • Holding pressure

Times:

  • 9:00-10:30 AM
  • 10:30-12:00 PM
  • 12:00-1:30 PM

To register go to www.bleeding control.org  or e-mail KatherineWright@texashealth.org

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Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location

Texas Health Plano

6200 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

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