The NCRTAC has eight hemorrhage control teaching kits available for check out. Each kit is designed to support eight students and contains tourniquets, bandages and wound packing materials, a wound packing manikin, a tourniquet manikin and instructional materials. Multiple kits can be checked out for larger classes.

No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene.  A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss.

Stop the Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives.

Remember to be aware of your surroundings and move yourself and the injured person to safety, if necessary.

Call 911

CLICK HERE to download an info-graphic from Homeland Security about hemorrhage control.

NCRTAC Offers Stop the Bleed Training

Members of the NCRTAC are mobilizing to offer Stop the Bleed hemorrhage control classes to the public and public organizations across the region. The goal of the NCRTAC and the American College of Surgeons is that every citizen knows how to stop severe hemorrhage before EMS responders arrive. Click HERE for a one-page flier about hosting courses.  Stop the Bleed classes make excellent EMS Week activities.

The Stop the Bleed course is a one-hour, hands-on class designed for the general public. No previous healthcare training is needed. Contact the NCRTAC for more information about holding a Stop the Bleed course in your area. Check out our calendar for scheduled classes. Contact for more information about how your agency can get involved.

WHERE CAN I BUY Hemorrhage Control Supplies??

The NCRTAC does not directly sell or endorse any hemorrhage control products or vendors but for your convenience we offer the following links where you can shop for supplies.

Find more information and lots of Stop the Bleed resources at the American Trauma Society website

Resources available for instructors

The NCRTAC has individual hemorrhage control kits available to give away with each Stop the Bleed class taught. Instructors will be issued one kit for each class and can give it away as either a door prize for a lucky student or as a thank you gift for the hosting business or agency.

Instructors can also get a modest stipend from the NCRTAC if they are not being paid by another employer or sponsor. Contact for more details or download the stipend form HERE.