Stop the Bleed training resources and gear

Resource Hub

We encourage you to use the resources on this page to help spread the word about the Stop the Bleed campaign. Here you’ll find training materials to learn about bleeding control techniques, documents about the history of the program, and more.

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  • Save a Life Flowchart
    Our Save a Life flowchart will help you control bleeding after an injury. Don't forget to always call 9-1-1 first. Click on the boxes within the flowchart for additional instructions.


  • Stop the Bleed Poster
    Download our Stop the Bleed poster for a quick reference when an emergency arises. Don't forget to always call 9-1-1 first. Click on each section for additional instructions.


  • Basics of Bleeding Control Booklet
    This booklet provides an overview of what everyone should know to stop bleeding after an injury.


  • Hartford Consensus Compendium
    This comprehensive publication presents recommendations from the Hartford Consensus developed in response to a Presidential Policy Directive.


  • Hartford Consensus – Compressing the Zones of Care
    The Hartford Consensus recommends that an integrated active shooter response should include the critical actions contained in the acronym THREAT.


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  • How to Use a Tourniquet
    In this video, Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, walks you through how to apply a tourniquet on a bleeding victim.
  • Improving Survivability
    This brief video provides an overview of recommended response and bleeding control protocol in the event of a mass casualty event.
  • A Perfect Stranger
    This film is a powerful reminder that at a moment's notice, any one of us might find ourselves in a situation where we are the help until help arrives. The film calls on all Americans to remake what it means to be a bystander. Video courtesy of FEMA.
  • See Stop the Bleed
    Learn about Stop the Bleed kits that are popping up in public sites across the nation and on TV's Code Black (CBS, 2015-2018). Video courtesy of Hartford HealthCare.