Tourniquets and Hemostatic Dressings: The New Evidence-based Guideline, the next webinar in EMS FOCUS: A Collaborative Federal Webinar Series, will take place on Tuesday, August 5, at 2 p.m. Eastern.
This free webinar will provide a unique opportunity for you to learn about the new evidence-based guidelines for prehospital hemorrhage and to see how the guideline has been implemented in a local EMS system. National experts in emergency medicine and trauma care will join the Office of EMS to discuss the lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan and how prehospital tourniquet application is saving lives of our warfighters overseas. The panel will address the guideline development process using external hemorrhage control as a model and will discuss suggestions for guideline implementation.
Go to http://informahealthcare.com/toc/pec/18/2 to download the tourniquet and hemostatic dressing guideline, as well as to learn more about the guideline and to prepare your questions for the webinar panel. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in an open question-and-answer session, with the webinar and Q&A lasting approximately one hour.
Every other month, the EMS FOCUS webinar series will provide a venue to discuss critical initiatives, issues, and challenges for EMS stakeholders nationwide. To register, go to https://redflash.clickwebinar.com/EMSFOCUS_AUG5_EBG/register