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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

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

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

Is CPR performed any differently for victims of drowning?

Is CPR performed any differently for victims of drowning?
With summer on the way (or in Seattle, already here, based on the weather), people are spending more time in or near the water. Whether it be the ocean, a lake or river, or...
June 9, 2015

How does EMS decide where to take a patient?

How does EMS decide where to take a patient?
The main concern of EMS, once they arrive and assess a patient for transportation, is making the best decision on where to take that victim. Time is likely a factor, but the level of care available at that time isn’t going to be the same for all hospitals. EMS personnel have to assess the patient’s needs and decide where the best care is going to come from.
May 13, 2014

You now have an AED. But where should you put it?

You now have an AED. But where should you put it?
AED placement guidelines for optimal response to cardiac arrest
October 28, 2013

Seattle college programs and CPR/First Aid requirements

Seattle college programs and CPR/First Aid requirements
Summer is on the way out, school is starting, and your program director has just informed you that you can't start your training without CPR certification. The problem is they didn't tell you what kind...
September 10, 2013

CPR in the dental chair: Preparing the dental office to respond to cardiac arrest

CPR in the dental chair: Preparing the dental office to respond to cardiac arrest
Those who work in dental offices will rarely (if ever) have to deal with life-threatening emergencies. But sometimes, at-risk patients such as the elderly and those medically compromised will undergo procedures that will aggravate...
July 25, 2013

Is this the future of CPR? Seattle/King County research improves EMS cardiac arrest survival rates.

Is this the future of CPR? Seattle/King County research improves EMS cardiac arrest survival rates.
CPR training is a continually reviewed program. The Resuscitation Academy is a group of Seattle and King County medical professionals who have been increasing SCA survival rates through research and education.
July 9, 2013

Which CPR class is right for you?

Which CPR class is right for you?
CPR Seattle offers many different types of CPR training; which one is right for you?
May 28, 2013

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