Arm and leg wounds are the most frequent cause of preventable death from injuries. The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding... is a death that could have been prevented.
In April 2013, just a few months after the active shooter disaster on December 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, the Joint Committee to Create a National Policy to Enhance Survivability from Intentional Mass Casualty and Active Shooter Events was convened by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in collaboration with the medical community and representatives from the federal government, the National Security Council, the U.S. military, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and governmental and nongovernmental emergency medical response organizations, among others. The committee was formed under the guidance and leadership of trauma surgeon Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer at Hartford Hospital, and professor of surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, to create a protocol for national policy to enhance survivability from active shooter and intentional mass casualty events. Forward Assist Training teaches basic life-saving technique on how to do bleed control here in Los Angeles California
Bleed Control Basics (BCon) taught by qualified instructors.
- Active/retired Military
- certified instructors for Bleedcontrol.org
- title 12 emt & first responders
- TacMed Solutions ATP program instructors
Subject covers. How to use a tourniquet, how to pack a wound, what to do in a major accident. How to build your own IFAK kit. (Individual First Aid Kit)
Each student will get a certificate of completion.
* Personal Kit will be available for purchase.
Next class schedules:
Time: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: American Legion post 184
412 Camino Real
Redondo Beach, CA 90277