Life-Saving First Aid YOU Can Perform

February 12, 2018

When most of us see a serious wound, our first reaction is to dial 911. And it should be. But what if 911 doesn't answer? What if telecommunications are down? What if a blizzard or flood keeps paramedics from responding? What if it's up to YOU to save someone's life?

This is part of a series that will help you prepare for such an event. With what you learn in this Webinar and some inexpensive medical supplies, you can be a hero instead of a helpless bystander. We will cover many different types of emergencies, but this first webinar is one of the most important. It will be a discussion of different kinds of bleeding wounds; how bleeding and clotting work; medical supplies you'll need; and the process by which rapid action by good Samaritans can save a life.

Joe Alton, MD, FACOG, FACS, is a Life Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN and retired Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Amy Alton, ARNP, CNM is an advanced registered nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwife. Together, they are disaster medical preparedness educators and co-authors of the #1 Amazon Bestseller in Survival Skills, Disaster Relief, and Safety/First aid “The Survival Medicine Handbook: The Essential Guide for When Medical Help is Not on the Way, and other books. Their Third Edition won the 2017 Book Excellence Award in Medicine. They are contributors to American Survival Guide, Survivor’s Edge, and other magazines, and also the designers of an entire line of medical kits for wilderness and other austere settings.

Their mission is to give the average person the knowledge they’ll need to keep their family healthy in any disaster.
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