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BLEEDING EMERGENCY?
KNOW WHAT TO DO?
35% of victims die due to severe bleeding before
they get to a hospital in an emergency situation.

SAVE A LIFE
Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action,
intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and
empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

35% of pre-hospital deaths are

One of the Stop the Bleed campaign goals is to encourage the general
public to acquire the skills and confidence to control bleeding in emergency
situations, such as a life-threatening injury from a motor vehicle collision,
a stab wound or gunshot wound.

are delivered to medical
facilities by non-ambulances.

In celebration of ER Nurses Week, our ER nurses are giving back to the
community by hosting this important program. We invite you to take part,
right here at RAMC.

• Tuesday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 10
¢
• Classes start every hour, on the hour, from 7am to 6pm
¢
and last one hour
• Location - RAMC Conference Room
¢
2000 N. Dewey Avenue, Reedsburg

• Program is free (trauma kit may be purchased from our gift shop)
¢
• We’re giving away one Trauma Kit each day
¢
• Pre-registration not required
¢

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a result of hemorrhaging.

80% of mass casualty patients

140 is the number of active

shooting events recorded from
2000-2015.
Bystanders will always be the
first on scene.
Their actions can save lives
before the arrival of professional
emergency responders.
Stop the Bleed calls for simple
life-saving equipment and
training to be widely available.
Call Carmen Mihlbauer-Luther
with questions. (608) 768-6222

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