Free training to learn how to stop uncontrolled bleeding before death

Uncontrolled bleeding from any cause can result in death in as little as five or ten minutes. Dr. Andrew Tang and Susan Kinkade tell us about the Stop The Bleed Campaign which is an initiative brought forth by the American College of Surgeons and the first responders to educate people with little or no medical training about what they can do at the scene before the first responders get there. Banner University Medical Center and several agencies in southern Arizona have formed a Stop the Bleed Coalition. The agencies provide training to community groups free of charge. Participants learn basic techniques to control bleeding using hands, dressings and tourniquets.

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