5. Advocate for bleeding control
Become an advocate for bleeding control training courses and to help issue bleeding control trauma kits (with tourniquets) within your community. These life-saving kits could be the difference in life and death. The more aware the public is, the safer we become.
Timothy Dackow, RN, EMT-P, is a coordinator of trauma injury prevention and EMS outreach at the Southside Hospital Trauma Center. He is a regional Stop the Bleed Community Bleeding Control (B-Con) course instructor with Northwell Health Trauma Institute.