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Smart911 - a service that helps emergency responders find you fast

Smart911 - a service that helps emergency responders find you fast
Smart911 is a free service that helps get your information to emergency personnel in a fast and reliable way.
March 20, 2017

AlertSeattle: Get important local notifications on your phone

AlertSeattle: Get important local notifications on your phone
What is AlertSeattle? If you live in Seattle, one great service to sign up for is the AlertSeattle system. AlertSeattle is a free service used by the City of Seattle to communicate with city residents...
February 13, 2017

CPR Seattle and the Seattle Office of Emergency Management Provide Multi-Language Hands-Only CPR Materials

CPR Seattle and the Seattle Office of Emergency Management Provide Multi-Language Hands-Only CPR Materials
CPR Seattle and the Seattle Office of Emergency Management have collaborated to produce multi-language informational flyers to increase community awareness of “Hands-Only” CPR. Available in eleven languages (including English), these flyers are intended to be downloaded, printed, emailed, or faxed to as many members of the applicable communities as possible.
February 1, 2017

Nervous about the Mega Code in your upcoming ACLS class?

Nervous about the Mega Code in your upcoming ACLS class?
Many students are nervous about the ACLS Mega Code test. A CPR Seattle instructor assuages fears and gives some suggestions to help you prepare for your ACLS training.
January 24, 2017

Wilderness First Aid vs. First Aid at home or in the office

Wilderness First Aid vs. First Aid at home or in the office
A Wilderness First Aid class addresses patient needs in those situations or environments where EMS is not available, or may be significantly delayed.
November 29, 2016

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: What’s the difference?

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: What’s the difference?
There are several stages of heat-related illness that we discuss in the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course.
November 15, 2016

Treating snake bite victims - what not to do, and why not to do it.

Treating snake bite victims - what not to do, and why not to do it.
There are many misconceptions about the correct treatment for snake bites, and we'd like to try and clear some of them up.
December 9, 2015

How can you be absolutely sure your chest compressions are effective?

How can you be absolutely sure your chest compressions are effective?
The CPRmeter™ is being used by CPR Seattle in all classes, but with an emphasis on the BLS/CPR for Healthcare Providers curriculum, as it are those students who require more intensive CPR training.
November 3, 2015

Babysitting & Babysitter's Training: More benefits than meet the eye

Babysitting & Babysitter's Training: More benefits than meet the eye
CPR Seattle offers babysitting certification training for 11 - 15 year olds.
September 18, 2015

Bee stings and stinger removal: have we been doing it right?

Bee stings and stinger removal: have we been doing it right?
The arrival of summer weather usually brings an increased exposure to the outdoors, and one common result of outdoor activity is a bee sting. In this post we’ll take a look at the generally...
June 29, 2015

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