The Future of Violence Prevention in NC

Firearm Safety Pre-Conference

Tuesday, September 26, 2023


Presentations from the Conference:

RTI, Duran Banks, Center for Evidence-based Strategies to Reduce Firearm Violence
Scott Proescholdbell and Anna Waller, Data to Action:  NC-FASTER/NC-VDRS
Alex Crosby, History of the NVDRS
Alex Crosby, Do We Have to Live With It?  Violence Prevention in the US
Art Kellerman, Stopping Gun Violence Before the 911 Call
Stop the Bleed
CALM Training 
Tammy Norwood, CDC NVDRS Program 
Shabbar Ranapurwala, NC-VDRS Past & Present
Tracie Campbell, Community Violence Prevention Mecklenburg Violence Prevention Model
Abigail Coffey, Talk Saves Lives
Jane Ann Miller, How to Start a Firearm Safety Team in Your County


Final Agenda

Keynote Speaker


 Art Kellermann, MD, MPH
AAI, Consulting, LLC


STOP THE BLEED® Pre-registration: The afternoon breakout sessions also include a STOP THE BLEED® training. In order to make sure that we have the right number of trainers, we are asking those interested in being trained to pre-register. There will likely be two sessions for this training to allow for people to rotate through other trainings and presentations. You only need to sign up for one of these sessions. Start times for STOP THE BLEED® are 1:00pm & 2:15pm. Other breakout sessions do not require pre-registration. 

STOP THE BLEED® Description:

STOP THE BLEED® is a grassroots national awareness campaign and call-to-action. STOP THE BLEED® encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. STOP THE BLEED® is the result of a collaborative effort led by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) to bring knowledge of bleeding control to the public. This is an interactive, hands-on learning experience where you will learn the steps to recognize and treat life threatening bleeding until First Responders arrive.

Trainer: Scott Wilson (Atrium Health) lead trainer

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