NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Trident Medical Heart held a free Cease the Bleed class on Saturday to coach bystanders on the best way to reply in a bleeding emergency.
In accordance with Trident Well being, the category had almost 60 attendees. This was the middle’s largest class thus far.
Through the two-and-a-half hour coaching session, attendees realized the best way to cowl bleeding wounds and apply a tourniquet to cease the bleeding.
Andrea Brenner of McClellanville, SC, attended the category on Saturday after the methods lately saved her brother’s life in a bike accident.
“Two ladies who had taken the Cease the Bleed class stopped to assist him and saved his life,” Brenner stated. The incident impressed Brenner to take the category herself.
The course trains folks to assist in an emergency and presumably save a life.
Trident Medical Heart Trauma Outreach nurse Michelle Houck stated an individual can bleed to loss of life in simply 5 minutes.
“Contemplating that it may possibly take as much as seven minutes for emergency medical companies to achieve an emergency, packing a bleeding wound and making use of a tourniquet can save a life,” Houck stated.