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2018 Participant Guide Available Now

2018 Participant Guide Available Now

Bounce Day is a complicated simulation of a humanitarian crisis. No matter what work you will be asked to do to make our victims lives better during the simulation, you will be learning new response skills. Click above to download a guide to learn more about the...

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“Stop the Bleed” App Now Available!

“Stop the Bleed” App Now Available!

The Uniformed Services University’s National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) recently launched a new “Stop the Bleed” app, which is available for free on Google and Apple sites (links below). The app is designed to educate users on what to do...

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The Disaster Mindset By Gene Harper

The Disaster Mindset By Gene Harper

When faced with crisis, particularly threat to life or limb, a number of factors are important to consider, particularly for those individuals responding to those threats in a capacity as first responders. The downstream effects of appropriate mindset and mental...

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What to Pack: Medications for Travel

What to Pack: Medications for Travel

While packing for your traveling do not forget to take your health with you. Travel, whether domestic or foreign, has a chance to  make you get sick.   So the best tip is to take your prescribed medication with you and copies of your actual prescriptions....

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Simulation Based Learning

Simulation Based Learning

Learning in a safe simulation environment All Year Long ›Bounce Day is a capstone event ›For the past two years we have had an additional 10 mini simulation events including: ›Active shooter ›Shock ›TB ›Incident command ›Refugee camp...

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Why Zombies?

Why Zombies?

A zombie apocalypse may seem hokey, but it is actually well validated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Zombies are catchy. The biological nature of a virus or other agent spreading illness forces simulation teams to utilize proper hygiene, establish...

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Bounce Day 2015

Bounce Day 2015

Wonderful weather, great collaboration and lots of learning going on.  It was the perfect event!  Go to http://www.bounceday.org/ for links to the pictures from the event and to http://www.bounceday.org/news-coverage-2015/ to view the news footage. ...

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Ways to participate in Bounce Day if you are aged 12-18

Ways to participate in Bounce Day if you are aged 12-18

When our communities face disaster everyone is an important part of our response and recovery.  Just because you haven’t started Nursing school or Medical school and even if your future plans don’t include a career in health care, we need you! We have...

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