Stop the Bleed Training
Effective January 2020, every school district in Texas will be required to have a bleeding control kit program with trained personnel in the event of injury to another person.
Shannon Trauma Services is now offering 1-hour, interactive Stop The Bleed training classes to anyone within our service area.
- Bleeding control by pressure
- Tourniquet use
- Application methods
- Scenarios for use
Bleeding control kits
Each facility will receive a bleeding control kit that contains:
- Tourniquets approved for use in the battlefield trauma care by the armed forces of the United States
- Chest seals
- Compression bandages
- Bleeding control bandages
- Space emergency blankets
- Latex-free gloves
- Instructional documents developed by the American College of Surgeons or the United States Department of Homeland Security detailing methods to prevent blood loss following a traumatic event
Kits are being furnished by the Concho Valley Regional Advisory Council (CVRAC).
Attendees will be American College of Surgeons Certified Instructors once completing the course.
For more information on upcoming class dates, email TraumaServices@shannonhealth.org