May Is National STOP THE BLEED® Month

 

Knowing how to control bleeding from a serious injury is important knowledge for everyone to have! As we mark the fourth year of National STOP THE BLEED® Month, we recognize National STOP THE BLEED® Day on May 19th. During this month, learn the basic skills necessary to control bleeding from accidents and injuries.

There are several ways to become informed, educated, and empowered. Feel free to find an in-person course, locate virtual course options, or complete the virtual course to gain this valuable knowledge TODAY! Check out the resources below to find a course, spread the word, and learn about new training options to STOP THE BLEED®.

Success Stories

  • 'Violence is a pandemic': Trauma surgeon helped save kids after Uvalde shooting
    'Violence is a pandemic': Trauma surgeon helped save kids after Uvalde shooting

    Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, shares his experience with TODAY about treating victims of the Uvalde School shooting and how STOP THE BLEED® can turn bystanders into immediate responders.

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  • STOP THE BLEED® on 60 Minutes
    STOP THE BLEED® on 60 Minutes

    60 Minutes recently reported on the push for everyday people to learn how to stop bleeding before first responders arrive.

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  • Learning How to 'Stop the Bleed'
    Learning How to 'Stop the Bleed'

    Health.mil reports on a recent STOP THE BLEED® course held at the Texas Department of Transportation district offices on National STOP THE BLEED® Day.

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National STOP THE BLEED® Day

National STOP THE BLEED® Day

We’re working with the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, American College of Emergency Physicians, and Uniformed Services University, among others, to help raise awareness on National STOP THE BLEED® Day. Watch this moving story about how STOP THE BLEED can make a lifesaving difference and get trained today!

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Find a Course

The lecture part of the STOP THE BLEED® course is now available virtually. Use our Find a Course tool to search for upcoming classes. When possible, you will have to be physically present to participate in the skills portion of the STOP THE BLEED® course to become fully trained.

STOP THE BLEED® Resources

Visit our resource hub, which provides a variety of ways for you to learn more about how to stop the bleed.