BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. — Nurses are seen as caregivers, life savers, even angels, but Adairsville Elementary School Nurse Carla Hardy is adding ‘hero’ to her long list of titles.
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Recently, Hardy was informed of a parent on campus who had a vein that was bleeding profusely.
She then sprang into action. Bartow County School District stated that Hardy had undergone specialized training at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center in August.
She grabbed a ‘Stop the Bleed Kit’ and was able to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived.
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“I am very proud of the Stop the Bleed training provided by Piedmont Hospital in August,” said Nurse Hardy. “The parent was a little less anxious during the transfer to the hospital.”
The school district called Hardy a ‘quiet hero’.
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