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May
15

Florence Nightingale’s Contribution to Modern TCCC

We’ve all heard of Florence Nightingale, the pioneering Lady with the Lamp. During a time when most English women of her class were spending their time embroidering, reading and looking for a suitable husband, Florence was laying the foundations for modern nursing practice. Many of the strategies and treatments which Florence and her team employed […]

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation . TCCC Training
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Apr
24

Stop The Bleed

Did you know that hemorrhage is the #1 cause of civilian and combat deaths? If you were faced with an emergency situation and a person was bleeding heavily in front of you, what do you think you would need to do before the emergency services arrived? 

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation . TCCC Training
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Shocking New Commercial Highlights Need for First Aid

Here's a thought .. did you know that, whilst you're reading this, 2 people will be killed and about 500 will suffer a disabling injury.  The costs incurred in their medical care will amount to approximately $13,020,000. On average, there are 14 unintentional-injury deaths and about 3,000 disabling injuries every hour! First Aid classes can […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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