WWAMI Medical Education is partnering with Ivinson Memorial Hospital to conduct free
Stop the Bleed courses on campus. Stop the Bleed is a national campaign aimed at providing
the education, equipment and training needed to help in an emergency setting involving
uncontrollable bleeding before help arrives. When a person is suffering from uncontrollable
bleeding, bystanders are generally the first people available to assist. It only takes
five minutes for a person to lose their complete blood supply, and while emergency
responders will arrive as quickly as possible, it may be too late. After taking a
Stop the Bleed course, you will gain the skills and equipment needed to potentially
save the life of a family member, friend, coworker, or bystander suffering from an
Watch the video to learn more about Stop the Bleed!
Stop the Bleed Course Schedule:
All courses will be held in Room 459, UW Health Sciences (4th floor).
September 26th, 2023 6:00 pm
October 10th, 2023 6:00 pm
October 23rd, 2023 6:00 pm
November 9th, 2023 6:00 pm
November 28th, 2023 6:00 pm
**** Click hereto register for a free Stop the Bleed course (new session dates will be announced
All participants will receive a free"Stop the Bleed"kit courtesy of Ivinson Memorial Hospital!
The purpose of this course is to ensure that:
Bystanders have skills and knowledge to provide immediate bleeding control to victims
at the scene of an event.
Bleeding control supplies are located in all public gathering locations next to Automated
External Defibrillators (AEDs).
Bleeding control education is incorporated into our schools and workplace.
People know what to do in an active shooter situation.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
Describe the progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage.
Demonstrate wound packing and learn about topical hemostatic dressings.
Explain the rationale for early use of a tourniquet for life-threatening extremity
Demonstrate the appropriate application of a tourniquet to the arm and leg.
Understand the principles of response during an active shooter event.