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NAEMT’s B-Con Course is Recognized at the White House Launch of the "Stop the Bleed” Campaign

Oct 27, 2015

The “Stop the Bleed” campaign was launched during an event at the White House, to Bleeding Control for the Injuredprovide bystanders of emergency situations with the tools and knowledge to stop life threatening bleeding. NAEMT participated in the launch of this White House initiative, and has endorsed the Stop the Bleed campaign. NAEMT was recognized at the launch for its work in developing the Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) course to teach basic life-saving medical interventions, including bleeding control with a tourniquet, bleeding control with gauze packs or topical hemostatic agents, and opening an airway to allow a casualty to breathe. The course is designed for NON-tactical law enforcement officers, firefighters, security personnel, teachers and other civilians requiring this basic training.