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Stop The Bleed

Massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter or explosive event where a response is delayed can result in death. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, the public must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets. Victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within five to 10 minutes.

More information about the class can be found at bleedingcontrol.org.

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Contact the trauma center or your local fire/ EMS organization to arrange a class for a private group.