Once taught only to industry professionals, the content in AVERT has been specifically adapted for the general public by medical and law enforcement experts. Unlike other training programs that focus solely on Run, Hide, Fight techniques, AVERT uses a dynamic method to teach situational awareness, how to react during a violent situation, and how to protect yourself and others. AVERT also emphasizes how to respond to stop the bleed of severe injuries that are often a result of these occurrences.