Bystander Response

Learn how to respond BEFORE first responders arrive!

MISSION STATEMENT

With the utmost concern for safety, we provide bystanders with the training and tools necessary to respond to life-threatening uncontrolled bleeding.  Severe blood loss can result in loss of life in as little as four minutes!
  • ENSURE YOUR SAFETY FIRST
  • CALL 911
  • LOOK FOR SIGNS OF UNCONTROLLED BLOOD LOSS
  • APPLY PRESSURE
  • USE TOURNIQUET IF NECESSARY

NEWS AND ARTICLES

Stop The Bleed

What happens when calling 911

What you need to know

We break down the average Emergency Medical Services response.  Many serviecs quote response times of 4-6 minutes.  However, this is usually only the drive from the station to the location of the emergency.  Click to learn more!
Cedars Sinai is proud to offer free "Stop The Bleed" training to teach simple bleeding control techniques that can help save lives.  Click to learn more!
A person can bleed to death in less than five minutes, which makes it difficult for emergency medical responders to arrive fast enough to control bleeding and save lives.  Click to learn more!