Stop the Bleed

three drops of blood
Friday, October 20, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Health - Wellness
In Person Event

This course is designed to teach a layperson how to recognize and control life-threatening hemorrhages. Stop the Bleed certification course is taught by healthcare professionals trained to teach hands-on practice with tourniquets and visuals on real-life struggles and traumatic injuries that can happen in your community. Many injury mechanisms can result in serious bleeding and is the most common cause of preventable death after injury and must be stopped as soon as possible. While mass shootings currently receive a lot of attention, serious bleeding is more likely to result from everyday injuries such as those that may occur at home, at work or while on the road. This educational program represents the current “best practice” recommendations for how to manage life-threatening bleeding and can save a life. This course a maximum attendance of 20 individuals, including both a lecture and hands-on section.