Dr. Josh and Chief Rob talk FCP!
December 30, 2017
BENEFITING: First Care Provider Inc
Our Mission First Care Provider inspires and empowers any person to become a certified First Care Provider to ensure that no life is lost from a preventable cause of death as a result of trauma.
- About FCP: First Care Provider trains individuals to save lives as a result of a traumatic event. Would you know how to save a friend’s life if they were bleeding to death? Would you know what to use or how to use it? Does your office, school or church have a plan for gun violence on campus? We are establishing a network of certified trainers across the county to teach anyone the basic skills and what they can use to stop bleeding and keep people breathing until the first responders can arrive.
- Consider these facts: - Traumatic injury is the #1 cause of death for people up to 50 years old – that’s more than heart disease or cancer! - Every minute that someone who is bleeding does not receive treatment, their likelihood of dying greatly increases
We have all been struck by the terrible events that have taken place in Las Vegas, Paris and San Bernardino. But the truth is that our world changed long ago. The Boston Marathon, Berkeley stabbing, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shooting, and many mass shooting events have transformed the need for individuals to be able to keep victims alive until first responders can get to the scene.
First Care Provider, Inc., a disabled veteran-owned 501-(c)(3) corporation, was created because no one is training individuals with the basic skillsets to respond to traumatic events. There are many entities teaching folks how to run, fight, hide or survive a hostile situation. But no one is teaching those folks how to save their
co-worker’s life if they do get shot.
We believe that those lives can be saved by First Care Providers. Similar to how we have pre-pared people for cardiac arrest with widespread CPR and AED awareness, we are creating a net-work of trained individuals empowered to save the lives of their family members, friends and coworkers with a life-threatening traumatic injury. We are training people like YOU to keep people alive before first responders arrive.
Your contribution will go to training more people,, including teachers who do not have the money to pay for training. There is power in the First Care process. When people know what to do, they are more likely to act. The more of us that are willing to act, the more lives we can save.