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Program will teach trauma skills

 

Posted 4/10/18 (Tue)

Program will teach trauma skills

By Cathleen Wehrman

Dr. Mary Aaland has taught people from age 6 to 88 how to apply tourniquets and pack wounds through the “Stop the Bleed” program.

Soon, Tioga area residents can receive the same training.

Aaland, a Tioga Medical Center provider, is from the UND Department of Surgery and is the Director of the Rural Surgery Support Program.

“Stop the Bleed” is a national program that teaches to the public military procedures for stopping bleeding in trauma situations.

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