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Spring Creek Interdepartment Medical Emergency Response Training

Several medical and security staff from Spring Creek Correctional Center along with the Alaska State Troopers & Federal Forestry attended training provided by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services “Bleeding Control for the injured (B-Con). Participants were taught skills to control bleeding of an seriously injured person. Students performed hands on training and applied tourniquets to control bleeding on one another, pressure dressings, and filled wounds to stop the bleeding. Also as an aid to the training was a simulated bleeding wound station setup that kept bleeding until the dressing was applied correctly. This was great training for many agencies for their work place as well as their efforts in public safety and emergency response.