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?
AED placement guidelines for optimal response to cardiac arrest
October 28, 2013
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
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.
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?
CPR Seattle offers many different types of CPR training; which one is right for you?
May 28, 2013
CPR Training: Why can’t I just do it all online?
If you just want to learn about CPR and First aid, online training might work for you. But without a physical practice component, it’s all academic. Literally.
April 3, 2013
The Good Samaritan Law - how does that work, exactly?
A common discussion topic in CPR and First Aid classes at CPR Seattle is rescuer liability.
August 3, 2012
Do We Still Give Breaths?
All American Heart Association CPR classes that award a certification card still require delivering breaths as a part of the standard CPR protocols.
January 10, 2012