The Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Office of Research and Engagement, is gearing up for UT’s first ever STOP the Bleed training on Friday, November 1 from 5-6 P.M. in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium.
During a crisis, no matter how quickly professional emergency responders arrive, bystanders will always be first on the scene. This class will teach you how to take simple actions immediately to help save a life. Stop the Bleed is a lecture and skills training course where you will learn how to:
- Recognize bleeding that is life-threatening
- Apply direct pressure to wounds
- Pack a wound
- Apply a tourniquet
There are no fees or pre-requisites to attend. No prior medical knowledge or training is necessary to take the course. The course is designed as a one-time certification to provide you with the knowledge and skills to help save a life. The course is designed for all age groups. Register now to save your spot. This event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff!