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Tourniquet kits, supplies to be installed on campus
. In 2013, the American College of Surgeons assembled a special committee including trauma surgeons, first responders and other experts to consider methods of increasing the likelihood of trauma victims surviving mass shootings and other multiple-casualty emergencies.
一分快三St. Mary Medical Center Foundation received financial support from the Fanny & Svante Knistrom Foundation to distribute bleed control kits at locations throughout Long Beach. Long Beach State was selected as the first venue in the city to receive the kits because so many people congregate on campus on a typical school day.
“We could not do this without the wonderful support of a very generous family,” Caldwell said. “We want to thank them for their grant that encourages us to offer this type of support.”
一分快三Long Beach State’s University Police Department has previously convened “Stop the Bleed” training sessions for more than 300 faculty and other employees, Joy said。
Campus department managers may contact Joy to schedule additional trainings by sending an email to her at 一分快三Allyson.Joy@get-mile.com.