First Aid for Severe Trauma (FAST)
A national STOP THE BLEED® course from the American Red Cross
- Stafford County
FAST is the first national STOP THE BLEED® course designed specifically for high school students, but anyone can take the course and benefit from the training. You can save a life: Preparing for bleeding emergencies; recognizing that a bleeding emergency exists; emergency action steps; deciding to act in an emergency. Safety in emergency situations: Keeping yourself safe in an emergency; helping others to safety; violent situations. Communicating in emergency situations: Communications basics; communicating with others at the scene; communicating with the emergency dispatcher. Caring for a person with life-threatening bleeding: Using pressure to stop bleeding; applying direct pressure; using a tourniquet; after the bleeding stops.
Stafford County, VA, USA