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Prepare for your CPR class with our video instruction

Prepare for your CPR class with our video instruction
CPR Seattle has several videos available to help you with preparing for your CPR class, including Adult CPR/AED, Infant CPR, and pet CPR.
April 23, 2018

What is

What is "BLS", anyway? And is it the CPR class I need to take?
With the wide range of professions, work environments, and state licensing regulations, it can be difficult to determine the CPR class you need to take to satisfy all of the necessary requirements. This article covers the BLS Provider class.
March 29, 2018

CPR Training changes for Washington State Medical Marijuana Consultants

CPR Training changes for Washington State Medical Marijuana Consultants
The CPR requirements for Washington State Medical Marijuana Consultants have been amended to include written testing. CPR Seattle has you covered!
March 22, 2018

Technological advances are coming for CPR and First Aid Training

Technological advances are coming for CPR and First Aid Training
Changes in technology are also making their way into the realm of CPR and First Aid. In this blog post, we’ll list a few of things you may see in the next couple years, as well as how the CPR and First Aid classes at CPR Seattle may be featuring new technology for training future “citizen superheroes”.
August 25, 2017

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

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