The only thing more tragic than a death is a death that could have been prevented! With 3 quick actions, you can be trained to save a life. The number 1 cause of preventable death after injury is bleeding. That’s why we want to train you how to STOP THE BLEED® with our training classes located near Chicago.

Traumatic and life threatening injuries can happen anywhere… at work or at home, at sporting events, at large gatherings or out in the wilderness. That is why it is so important that you know how to treat life threatening bleeding.

Why take a Stop The Bleed class?

A bleeding injury can happen anywhere. We’ve all seen it happen too often—on the news or in everyday life. Life-threatening bleeding can happen in people injured in serious accidents or disasters. Instead of being a witness, you can become an immediate responder because you know how to STOP THE BLEED®.

What you can expect to gain from a Stop The Bleed Class…

By learning how to STOP THE BLEED®, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and act quickly and effectively to control bleeding once you learn three quick techniques. Take the STOP THE BLEED® training course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency happens.

Our Teaching Method…

Our instructors will teach you live—in person, using specially developed training materials to teach bleeding control techniques. They will not only instruct you, but you’ll get hands on practice using three different bleeding control methods. We will continue to work with you until you demonstrate the correct skills to STOP THE BLEED® and save a life.

We offer certified Stop The Bleed classes near Chicago, or if you would like to book a private class in the Chicagoland area, then we can come to you. You may check our schedule for an open enrollment Stop the Bleed class near Chicago, or contact us to book a private class.

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This course is instructed by certified instructors and includes both lecture as well as hands instructor-lead skills building. Students who attend and successfully demonstrate competency will receive a genuine nationally recognized training certificate.

Our Stop the Bleed training near Chicago is the most comprehensive in the area. We teach multiple techniques with life-like training aids, multiple different tourniquets and tourniquet applications, and wound packing. We don’t just want you to be “Certified” to stop life threatening bleeding, but we truly want you to be capable!

Bleeding is the number one cause of death after the initial injury.

Someone can be injured in their home, for example, broken glass, chopping food, lawnmower or other power equipment accidents, and falls. Firearm accidents are a real thing or an encounter with a violent individual does happen every day. Natural disasters such as tornados and earthquakes can cause bloody wounds. Vehicular accidents can cause severe trauma requiring immediate care to stop the bleeding. On-the-job injuries, especially at construction sites or in manufacturing facilities are a very likely place a traumatic injury can occur. Life-threatening wounds can occur literally anywhere.

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In these situations, often your actions or inaction in the immediate seconds after an injury can determine if the injured person lives or dies. That is why it is so important that you can identify the injury, react to the situation and immediately stop the bleed. Those are the thing you’ll learn in Stop The Bleed.

We have a comfortable classroom space which is accommodating of everyone. Our classroom size is small on purpose so that we can ensure each student receives the attention they deserve to become a more confident to save a life. Our Stop The Bleed instructors are passionate about the subject and enjoy sharing their experience and knowledge with each student.

Small classroom setting for Stop The Bleed Training near Chicago.

What We Teach


In a STOP THE BLEED® class, you’ll learn important ways to stop bleeding fast. You’ll discover three simple methods to help save a life if someone is bleeding heavily: (1) Using your hands to press on a wound; (2) Packing a wound to control bleeding; (3) Putting on multiple types of tourniquets the right way. These skills can make a big difference in an emergency and might even save someone’s life.

Who May Attend

A STOP THE BLEED® class is for anyone who want to learn this important skill that could save lives. The American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® campaign has taught over 3 million people, like students, teachers, and community groups. We’re dedicated to teaching any teenager or adult who wants to learn how to STOP THE BLEED® and potentially save someone’s life.

More about Stop The Bleed

STOP THE BLEED® was launched in October 2015 by the White House, with a call to action to begin training more people to become immediate responders during a bleeding emergency until professional help arrives. The ACS STOP THE BLEED® program is operated under a licensing agreement granted by the Department of Defense. 

Stop the Bleed Vs. Similar Courses

Stop the Bleed is unlike a CPR or basic first aid course, because we dive deeper into controlling and stopping heavy blood loss due to traumatic events such as severe work place injury, auto accidents and gun shots. Our Red Cross certified First Aid for Severe Trauma (FAST) class is technically a “Stop the Bleed” course as well, however the FAST class was designed and developed for large groups of high school kids and is more focuses on presentation and lecture and less focused on the necessary hands on skills building that you’ll receive in our certified course from the American College of Surgeons.

About Your Instructors…

Your instructor is certified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Red cross to instruct you on how to stop life threatening bleeding. Our instructors are passionate about the subject and go into great detail on the tools and techniques used.

Students Attending the STB Emergency Trauma Care Training shall receive…

  • Stop The Bleed Manual (approximately 16 pages).
  • Stop The Bleed official Certificate.
  • The knowledge and skill necessary to save a life.

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Upcoming Stop The Bleed Training Near Chicago

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