The US Department of Defense (“DoD”) STOP THE BLEED® program is a public health campaign designed to train and equip private citizens to be able to save the lives of people who have suffered a traumatic injury involving severe blood loss. DoD issues STOP THE BLEED® Educational Licenses to qualified organizations that agree to teach DoD approved bleeding control techniques.
The official DoD STOP THE BLEED® Educational Licensee of US based organizations list is now available on our website. There are currently over 250 licensed organizations throughout the United States.
The STOP THE BLEED® campaign has been growing rapidly as more states have adopted legislation requiring STOP THE BLEED® training. This list makes it easy for the public to find licensed organizations in their area to provide training.
The STOP THE BLEED® Program is a U.S. Government initiative that is administered by the Department of Defense. The Program is based on the lessons learned by the military in Afghanistan and Iraq on the best ways to treat traumatic injuries involving severe blood loss.
Stop the Bleed Coalition is an IRS approved, tax exempt, 501(c)3 charitable organization. It was formed with a mandate to support the STOP THE BLEED® campaign and is the only nonprofit organization with that singular purpose. The official DoD STOP THE BLEED® Educational Licensee list is maintained by the Stop the Bleed Coalition pursuant to a contract with the DoD. Organizations interested in offering STOP THE BLEED® classes can apply for a DoD Educational License by visiting this page. Approved organizations gain access to free training materials and other tools and resources provided by the Stop the Bleed Coalition.