Arkansas Regional Metropolitan Emergency Medical Service (MEMS) System
Jon Swanson, NREMT, is executive director of the Arkansas regional Metropolitan Emergency Medical Service (MEMS) system. He recently led an effort for MEMS to provide training on tactical emergency casualty care to more than 3,000 state and local law enforcement officers and coordinated grant resources to provide each with individual first aid kits.
At this compelling webinar event, you will gain valuable insights on how to prepare your community to effectively handle mass casualty incidents. You will hear first-hand accounts from the EMS personnel who were onsite at the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting and how invaluable civilian/bystander support was in controlling severe hemorrhaging that tragic evening. Richard Hunt, MD, Senior Medical Advisor with the National Healthcare Preparedness Programs will detail the importance of the Federal Stop the Bleed Initiative, established by the White House and being implemented throughout the United States. Operational managers from MEMS in Little Rock Arkansas will explain how the State of Arkansas secured funding to implement a statewide Stop The Bleed program that involves EMS, law enforcement, school nurses, teachers and church groups as trained "First" First Responders.
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