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Stop The Bleed

StopTheBleed

Stop the Bleed is a nation-wide training initiative with the goal of improving survival from natural and man-made mass casualty events.  Many of the deaths from these events are due to severe bleeding that could be controlled if immediate action was taken.  Unfortunately, in many situations, there is a delay between the time of the injury and the arrival of a medically trained first responder.  In these situations, the civilian responder can be the difference between life and death.

WCEMS is a regional leader in providing Stop the Bleed training.  Participants are trained to recognize and respond immediately to life-threatening bleeding using proven techniques for bleeding control.  This class includes lecture, discussion, the demonstration of techniques, and opportunities for the participants to practice.

We welcome the opportunity to bring Stop the Bleed training to your organization.  For more information, please contact Jim Persons at james.persons@wilco.org or 512-943-3736.  Available training dates may be found on the calendar below as well.

 
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  • Safe Baby Academy
    11/3/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Safe Baby Academy

    Location: Longhorn Classroom
    Baylor Scott & White Hospital
    300 University Blvd.
    Round Rock, TX 78665
    Registration: Click the "Book Now" Button on the Child Safety webpage

    Information: For further information about this or other programs, contact Jim Persons at james.persons@wilco.org or by phone, 512.943.3736
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  • American Heart Association BLS Provider
    12/1/2018 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    American Heart Association BLS Provider

    Williamson County EMS is pleased to announce the offering of an American Heart Association BLS Provider class.  The BLS Provider class is primarily directed to those currently working in or those that wish to work in the healthcare profession.  This is an instructor led class that incorporates a video directed approach to teaching.  The participants will learn how to perform CPR on adult, child and infant patients.  Management of choking patients will also be covered.  After successful completion of the written and skills testing, the participants will receive a course completion card from the American Heart Association.  
    CLASS:      BLS Provider
    DATE:    Saturday, December 1, 2018
    TIME:      9:00 am to 1:30 pm
    LOCATION:  Williamson County EMS North Campus
    3189 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown  
    COST:    $39.00 (includes student manual)
    If you would like to register for this class, we utilize online registration through the following link:
    http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/classConnector.jsp?pid=ahaecc.classconnector.course.registration&_requestid=79452
    From the page you reach by clicking the above link, you will enter Georgetown, TX for the location.  Then filter your search by entering the class date for both start and ending time.  A list of classes will be displayed.  Scroll until you find the Williamson County EMS class that you are interested in signing up for.  Then click the details button and then the reserve button.  Fill out the form and submit to complete the registration process.  If you do not have the ability to register online, please contact me for help.  Thank you again for your interest in community CPR.


    Jim Persons
    Outreach Education Coordinator
    Williamson County EMS
    cprtraining@wilco.org
    512.943.3736

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  • Take10 CPR/Stop The Bleed
    12/6/2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Take10 CPR/Stop The Bleed

    Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:30 pm
    Seton Medical Center Williamson Learning Center

    Seton Medical Center Williamson and Williamson EMS have come together to host a combination class of Take 10 CPR and Stop the Bleed. The class will be held on December
    6th beginning at 6:30pm. The class will be held in the Learning Centers across from the cafeteria.

    To register for the class please email feedback@seton.org or call 512-324-4804.

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