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Saturday, April 25 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
[LEGACY] If You Can Wash Your Socks in a Sink, You Can Save My Life

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Are you nimble enough to kneel on the floor? Are your hands strong enough to wring out a pair of wet socks? Then you can save a life.

First responders can get to the scene of an accident/injury/attack in around 7 minutes. But someone who is bleeding severely will die from blood-loss within 5 minutes. There’s a national effort to train as many people as possible to recognize and treat life-threatening bleeding (https://www.dhs.gov/stopthebleed)—You are the help until help arrives.

In less than an hour you’ll learn everything you need to know to give someone a fighting chance. Topics will include: building an affordable/portable/reliable trauma kit (beware counterfeit tourniquets!), using combat tourniquets/“QuikClot”/Israeli bandages, setting up your kit for maximum value, training your friends/family/community to quickly and confidently recognize/treat life-threatening bleeding.

David Erik Nelson is an award-winning horror writer, essayist, and DIY author—as well as the chair of the Community Security Committee for the Jewish Community of Greater Ann Arbor. He’s eager to help as many folks as possible save as many lives as possible.

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David Erik Nelson

Affable goofball and unsavory character. DIYer and horror-naut. Author of "Junkyard Jam Band," "There Was a Crooked Man, He Flipped a Crooked House," and other bad ideas. Find him online: http://www.davideriknelson.com/

Saturday April 25, 2020 5:00pm - 5:50pm EDT
EMC I Located on the 2nd floor of the Executive Meeting Center