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Learn how to save a life! Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican is offering a free "Stop the Bleed" training course to help people acquire the skills and knowledge to provide immediate bleeding control to victims at the scene of an accident.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Dignity Health Green Valley Community Outreach Center
2651 Paseo Verde Parkway Suite 180, Henderson, NV 89074
(Near 215 and Pecos in Henderson)
Free Stop the Bleed training course – No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always arrive first. A person can die from blood loss within five minutes. Rapid control of bleeding at the scene of an accident or disaster can be lifesaving.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican is offering a “Stop the Bleed” class train and empower people to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
“Stopping a bleed is a relatively simple thing to do, if you know how to do it correctly,” said Kim Dokken, Senior Director of Neuroscience Service Line, Trauma, Stroke and Telemedicine at Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican. “People who attend this training will learn how to pack a wound and use a tourniquet and be able to respond to those in need, as well as train others on these simple lifesaving techniques. As a trauma center, public education is key to our mission, and we are eager to offer this training to help ensure our community is ready to respond when needed.”
For more information, please call (702) 626-4109.
About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican:
As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters since 1947. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the St. Rose Dominican health system and its nearly 4,000 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the 22-state Dignity Health network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health and primary care clinics.
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