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Stop the Bleed Videos

How to Use a Tourniquet

In this video, Dr. Lenworth Jacobs walks you through how to apply a tourniquet on a bleeding victim. Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, FACS, is a trauma surgeon and Chair of the Hartford Consensus, a committee that aims to create a protocol for national policy to enhance survivability from active shooter and intentional mass casualty events.


Improving Survivability

This brief video produced by the Hartford Consensus provides an overview of recommended response and bleeding control protocol in the event of a mass casualty event. The video, in conjunction with other training materials, can be useful as an introduction or refresher to bleeding control training.


See Stop the Bleed

How can you stop the bleed? Learn about Stop the Bleed kits that are popping up in public sites across the nation and on TV's Code Black!


A Perfect Stranger

"A Perfect Stranger" tells the story of Kinneil and Angelia and the event that brought the two women together. It is a powerful reminder that at a moment's notice, any one of us might find ourselves in a situation where we are the help until help arrives. In the end, this film calls on all Americans to remake what it means to be a bystander. Video courtesy of FEMA.