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On-Demand: When seconds count – Stop the bleed

EMS training in bleeding control must incorporate mass casualty incident plans and drills as well as the need to prioritize patient triage by injury severity, transport priority and the type of treatment – layperson or medical professional – that is required.


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Stop the Bleed Month is dedicated to educating community members on the basic skills necessary to control bleeding from accidents and injuries.  

EMS training in bleeding control must incorporate mass casualty incident plans and drills as well as the need to prioritize patient triage by injury severity, transport priority and the type of treatment – layperson or medical professional – that is required.  

In this EMS1 webinar, sponsored by Rescue Essentials, David K. Tan, MD, EMT-T, FAEMS; and Chief Rob Wylie will discuss trauma triage, wound assessment and bleeding control strategies, including the use of trauma kits, wound packing materials and tourniquets.    

WHAT ATTENDEES SHARED ABOUT THE EVENT

Here's what some had to say in a post-event survey about what they liked best about the presentation:

"The level of knowledge and expertise was outstanding. They really knew their stuff."
"Fantastic presenters - loved their style. Clearly experienced and experts in this field."
"Good information at a fast pace."
"The information was useful in not only my job but everyday life."

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About the presenters 

Dr. David Tan
Dr. David Tan

David K. Tan, MD, EMT-T, FAEMS 

Dr. David Tan is an associate professor and chief of EMS in the division of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is double board-certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.  

Dr. Tan remains very active in EMS at the local, state and national levels as an operational medical director for local police, fire and EMS agencies. He is chairman of the Metropolitan St. Louis Emergency Transport Oversight Commission, vice-chairman of the Missouri State Advisory Council on EMS, and immediate past president of the National Association of EMS Physicians.  

Dr. Tan is a member of the EMS1 Editorial Advisory Board. He also provides medical direction to EMS1.com and the EMS1 Academy. 

Rob Wylie
Rob Wylie

Rob Wylie 

Chief Rob Wylie is chief strategic officer, First Care Provider (FCP). He has served as a tactical medic and TEMS team leader with the St. Charles Regional SWAT team for the past 19 years, and retired as fire chief of the Cottleville FPD in St. Charles County, Missouri.  

He is a certified instructor and teaches at the state, local and national level on leadership, counter-terrorism and TEMS operations. Wylie graduated from Lindenwood University, the University of Maryland Staff and Command School and the National Fire Academy's EFO Program. 

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