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‘Stop the Bleed’ Trauma First Aid Class in Philadelphia Targets Gunshot Injuries

Emma Lee
Registered nurse Sarah Misuro (right) teaches Kaz Burok how to apply a tourniquet during a Stop the Bleed class at Nicetown-Tioga Library in North Philadelphia.

As gun violence continues to increase in the city, community members are signing up to learn first aid to “Stop the Bleed.” Staff and members of the Nicetown-Tioga library recently gathered for a class. WHYY’s Sam Searles was there.

(Original air-date: 11/28/22)

Sam Searles covers gun violence and prevention for WHYY News.