Trauma Services

Stop the Bleed

Bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death – after Injury.

Many people die before EMS arrives.

You can bleed to death in just 3-4 minutes. The average EMS response time in an Urban area is 7 Minutes.

The person next to a bleeding victim may very well be the one who’s most likely to save them from bleeding to death. By learning how to STOP THE BLEED®, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and act quickly and effectively to control bleeding once you learn three quick techniques. Take the STOP THE BLEED® training course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency happens.

With 3 quick actions, you can be trained to save a life. The number 1 cause of preventable death after injury is bleeding. That’s why we want to train you how to STOP THE BLEED®. 

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Stop the Bleed is a grassroots national awareness campaign and call to action, that encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

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In case of an emergency, call 911.