Effort to Train Bystanders in Emergency Situations Comes to Highland Hospital

Originally aired on KQED’s California Report
By Laura Klivans

CPR and First Aid. These are trainings you need to help people in a medical emergency, like when someone passes out on a bus. But what if that emergency is a mass shooting like what happened in Las Vegas or San Bernadino?

This story is on Highland Hospital’s trauma prevention program training, “Stop the Bleed.” This is a one-hour course recommended by the American College of Surgeons to train individuals to apply tourniquets and attend to life-threatening wounds in case of a mass shooting or terrorist attack.

 

 

2018-06-21T15:53:58+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured, Trauma|