Stop the Bleed

Kristin Steffen (left) holds a training dummy while a fellow student in the "Stop the Bleed" class packs a penetrating wound.
Stop the Bleed

For years, USF Health has taught non-medical professionals such first aid skills as CPR training. Now, they’re equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to prevent someone from bleeding to death. University Beat visited one of their recent classes to find out how the national “Stop the Bleed” program is being rolled out across the campus and in downtown Tampa.

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USF Offers Training To Save Someone From Bleeding To Death

University Beat looks at how USF Health is teaching people how to prevent someone from bleeding to death.

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Donald Mullins
USF Health Director of Safety & Preparedness

WUSF News story on USF Health's involvement in the "Stop the Bleed" program
Visit to find a training class
"Stop the Bleed" national website

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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