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Mass Casualty Training: School nurses learn how to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Thursday, February 15, 2018 Carol Robidoux 0
That was the message for 25 district school nurses, who were deputized Tuesday as first responders at their schools during a free training session at the city health department, called Stop the Bleed. The program, funded by Elliot Health System, provided two hours of free training, including a refresher course on how to quickly address the kind of traumatic wounds that can happen in a school or public setting, and an emergency kit to take back to their schools. READ MORE