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“STOP the Bleed, Save a Life” training announced

The Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Office of Research and Engagement, is gearing up for UTK’s first ever STOP the Bleed training on Friday, November 1 at 5 P.M. in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium.

More information and registration is available at:

https://research.utk.edu/stop-the-bleed-save-a-life-workshop/

TPerson applying pressure to a bleeding arm woundhe University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has joined the nationwide effort to empower bystanders to help save lives in bleeding emergencies before professional help arrives by placing trauma kits around campus (https://prepare.utk.edu/ep/stop-the-bleed/). STOP the Bleed training prepares our community for use of these lifesaving resources. The training is free and no medical knowledge is necessary to take the course.

More information on the STOP the Bleed coalition is available here:

https://stopthebleedingcoalition.org/index.php/hartford-consensus/