New bill aims to bring ‘Stop the Bleed’ program to schools across Indiana
3 new this morning - a new bill moving through the state legislature calls for a life saving initiative called 'stop the bleed' to be taught in indiana schools.the national initiative first began after the sandy hook shooting.it's considered a simple, but effective way to save lives meg morris is a trauma educator at eskenazi health.
She says roughly 20 percent of all patients who die from a trauma injury could be saved if given proper bleeding control in the early stages.
3<meg morris / trauma educator, eskenazi health.'i wish we didn't have to teach this to our kids and this wasnút a conversation that we have to have, but with that being said i think weúve already seen the difference that has made'> morris has already trained roughly 600 people at plainfield schools, and says theyúve already added stop the bleed kits in all classrooms and