Tag Archive for ‘Stop the Bleed’

Dateline DC—December 2017

This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including MPFS, Stop the Bleed, and MACRA.

Federal Legislative Priorities

ACS pushes forward on federal legislative priorities

ACS advocacy-related activities for the first half of 2017 are described, and updates on the CoC and Stop the Bleed initiatives are provided.

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Out of unspeakable tragedy comes progress in bleeding control

Updates on the Stop the Bleed® campaign are summarized, including the College’s ongoing role in this initiative, specifically training the public to be immediate responders at mass casualty events.

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Bleeding control training: An opportunity for local volunteerism, community engagement, and peer education

A young surgeon describes how he implemented a Stop the Bleed® training program in Rochester, NY.

“Stop the Bleed” poster developed for educational purposes by Dr. Jacobs and Ciné-Med

Capitol Hill lawmakers participate in bleeding control simulations

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill participated in bleeding control simulations during a congressional briefing hosted by the ACS Committee on Trauma.

The Hartford Consensus

AMA HOD approves ACS-sponsored resolution on mass casualty bleeding control

The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates approved a resolution introduced by the ACS to train more professional first responders and civilian immediate responders to mass casualty events in the essential techniques of bleeding control.

Dr. Jacobs, second from left, in a photo tweeted by the Department of Homeland Security from the White House event

Dr. Lenworth Jacobs speaks at White House “Stop the Bleed” event

Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, ACS Regent and Chairman of the Hartford Consensus, was among the featured speakers October 6 at a “Stop the Bleed” event at the White House.

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