Join the Arizona Trauma Association at STACS 2017 for a Bleeding Control Basics training program!
DATE: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE: Meeting Room Quail E, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
The Arizona Trauma Association, in its commitment to provide life-saving training and education, is pleased to announce a Bleeding Control ‘train the trainer’ workshop at STACS 2017.
Course Information: The Hartford Consensus, chaired by Lenworth M.Jacobs Jr., MD, STACS 2017 Wachtel Keynote Speaker, convened in 2013 as a result of the Sandy Hook mass casualty incident in Newton, CT. The Hartford Consensus, which includes government and civilian organizations, established protocol to improve survivability rates after mass casualty events.
Bleeding control is an essential component of enhancing survivability. This course includes didactic and simulated learning in a small group setting. The didactic portion will be presented by a board certified surgeon and experienced instructors will lead the simulated learning portion in groups of 6 learners. Simulated sessions include wound packing, Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT), and Stretch-Wrap-and-Tuck Tourniquet (SWAT-T).
Upon completion of this course, participants will will receive Bleeding Control Basic v. 1.0 course certification. All participants are encouraged to utilize this program as a ‘Train the Trainer’ exercise.