Sparta Community Hospital hosts Stop The Bleed training

STOP THE BLEED–Flight Nurse Breanna Bingel is pictured instructing Scott McMaster how to pack a wound while there is an active bleed, while LeLonie Dorf and Diane Schoenbeck look on, at a recent Stop the Bleed training event.

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, community members received free Stop the Bleed training through a partnership with Sparta Community Hospital and ARCH Air Medical.

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign directed by the American College of Surgeons that is intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

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