Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Training Class

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. Within 5 minutes, a person who is bleeding can die from blood loss, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. Those nearest to someone with life-threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care.

This free course teaches participants the basic life-saving medical interventions, including bleeding control using a tourniquet, wound packing and direct pressure with gauze. Skill demonstration is a part of the class. Each participant will receive a certificate for the training in the mail.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Tate Student Center, 137
45 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30605

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Classes and Workshops


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Health & Wellness


Office of Emergency Preparedness


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Noelle Broadnax

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