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

  • Eighth grader uses STOP THE BLEED® to save a life
    Eighth grader uses STOP THE BLEED® to save a life

    After taking a STOP THE BLEED® course at his school, a student in Texas was able to save a friend’s life by putting the skills he learned into action.

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  • The ‘Golden Hour’: Advances in battlefield medicine
    The ‘Golden Hour’: Advances in battlefield medicine

    The successful use of tourniquets in Afghanistan and Iraq helped lead to a resurgence of tourniquets in the civilian world so that anyone can help if they come across someone who is severely wounded.

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  • Nearby STOP THE BLEED® kit helps save a life
    Nearby STOP THE BLEED® kit helps save a life

    A quick-thinking volunteer emergency medical technician was able to use a nearby STOP THE BLEED kit to help save a man with a severe bleeding injury.

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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.