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Stop the Bleed & General Meeting
Stop the Bleed & General Meeting

Mon, Apr 24


Alaska Safety Alliance & Zoom

Stop the Bleed & General Meeting

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Time & Location

Apr 24, 2023, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM AKDT

Alaska Safety Alliance & Zoom, 2600 Cordova St #105, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

About the Event

Join the NAWIC Alaska Chapter for our April General Monthly Meeting . We will gather to network, review chapter business and upcoming events, enjoy food, and have a course on Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control for the Injured. This course will be hands-on and you won't want to miss it!

Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control for the Injured

Injury results from a wide variety of causes, including accidents or intentional harm, and in a wide variety of locations, such as your home or workplace. It is important that as many people as possible survive their injuries if they sustain trauma. Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The greater the number of people who know how to control bleeding in an injured patient, the greater the chances of surviving that injury. You can help save a life by knowing how to stop bleeding if someone, including yourself, is injured.

Speaker Bios

Dr. Sarah Smith is a board certified general surgeon who works at the Alaska Native Medical Center. She is from Pennsylvania and completed a fellowship in Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery in New Zealand. At ANMC she works as a general surgeon, trauma surgeon, hepatopancreaticobiliary surgeon, and robotic surgeon. In addition to surgery she enjoys making ceramics, doing yoga, traveling, and eating good food.

Elizabeth Embick grew up in Valdez, Alaska.  After leaving for school and post graduate training in New Hampshire, Washington, Idaho, and Michigan she is delighted to have gotten to move back to Alaska 3.5 years ago to work at her dream job as a general surgeon at ANMC.  She enjoys spending time outside on skis, bikes, boat and by foot, spending time with her dog, and traveling.

Sue Metcalf is a Trauma Clinical nurse who was born and raised in NY and is an Alaskan transplant for about 13 years.  She has spent over 35 years working in different size Emergency Departments all over the country.  Busy Level one trauma centers (Bellevue Hospital in NY, NY) to Critical access hospitals  (Samuel Simmonds in Barrow, AK).  On her off time, she loves to hike with her dog Sophie.


$25 for member's in-person event, dinner included

$30 for non-member in-person event, dinner included

$15 for Zoom,  Use Promo Code "ZOOM" for free access


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