How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’

By: Guest Author | Posted on: Jan 17, 2017

This article was originally published on, by Steve Harris and Dan SilkView the original article by clicking here

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In 2013, the White House introduced the “Stop the Bleed” campaign to encourage bystanders to assist with lifesaving bleeding control procedures in their communities. Specifically, the national campaign encourages an increased awareness of straightforward and easily-taught first aid strategies, already in use by the military and many first responder agencies. It also calls for having bleeding control equipment readily accessible for the public.

The University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Ga., recognized the importance of enhanced first responder training in conjunction with bystander intervention, and has embraced the “Stop the Bleed” campaign on many levels. 

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