On the June 7th, 2022 edition of Midday Maryland, host Elsa M. talked with Afton Jamerson – Trauma Program Manager at Johns Hopkins Bayview – and Stephanie Armocida – General Surgery Resident at Sinai Hospital (LifeBridge) – about Stop the Bleed.
What is Stop the Bleed?
Stop the Bleed is a national campaign that teaches anyone (clinical or not) to recognize bleeding and how to stop that bleeding to save a life.
How can you learn Stop the Bleed?
Stop the Bleed courses are offered throughout the community.
Quick & Easy course, typically one hour in length, where 2 important skills are taught.
- How to recognize life threatening bleeding.
- How (as a community member) can intervene and save a life.
Stop the Bleed Kits & Alternatives
Stop the Bleed Kits can be purchased through the Stop the Bleed Website.
However, you can use alternative methods to Stop the Bleed. Items like a shirt, gauze, masks, etc. can be used to Stop the Bleed.
How to find a Stop the Bleed Course?
Stop the Bleed Website: Find a Course
Maryland TraumaNet Website: Find a Course
Maryland Committee on Trauma Website: Find a Course
Thank you Afton & Stephanie for participating in our Midday Maryland Segment!