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Stop the Bleed, Save a Life

Brought to you by the Baystate Health Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery


Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action to train and empower bystanders to help in a bleeding emergency.

Why should you attend this course?

Uncontrolled bleeding (hemorrhage) is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma, and the Stop the Bleed course is designed for the public to learn basic and simple ways to save a life by stopping an injured person's bleeding. You can help save a life by knowing how to stop bleeding if someone, including you, has been injured.

What you will learn

You will learn the various ways to control bleeding, whether you only have your two hands to use or whether you have a full trauma first aid kit available to you.

Register for Stop the Bleed

Select a class date below to register. In this course, you'll learn techniques for controlling bleeding including how to use dressings, tourniquets, and your hands. This FREE course is offered every month at Baystate Medical Center. Registration is limited to 24 participants per course.

More Information About Stop the Bleed and the Bleeding Control Course is an initiative of the American College of Surgeons and the Hartford Consensus and contains diagrams, news, videos, and other resources contributed by a variety of other private and nonprofit partners to help prepare you in the event you are witness to one of these unspeakable events. Our shared goal is to provide you with a one-stop, online resource to credible information on bleeding control. We hope you will never need to use this information, but if you do, at least you will have the assurance that the information is credible and timely.


Kimberley Demerski