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BLS, ALS, ACLS - what's the difference?

BLS, ALS, ACLS - what's the difference?
What are the differences between BLS training, ALS training, and ACLS training? This blog post describes what these terms mean and how they relate to classes and coursework.
January 14, 2019

King County now allows text messaging to 911 – with a few caveats

King County now allows text messaging to 911 – with a few caveats
King County now allows text messaging to 911. This post lists some of the restrictions and considerations to make when texting 911 in King County, Washington.
January 4, 2019

Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor with CPR Seattle

Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor with CPR Seattle
CPR Seattle is an American Heart Association Training Center. We offer Instructor Training in several disciplines, including Heartsaver and BLS.
November 27, 2018

How to tell if someone needs CPR

How to tell if someone needs CPR
How to tell if a person needs CPR. What signs to look for, and how they present themselves.
November 6, 2018

What is it like to give someone CPR?

What is it like to give someone CPR?
Addressing a study on the effects of bystander CPR on the persons who are called upon to perform it.
October 24, 2018

Learn some BLS before your BLS

Learn some BLS before your BLS
This quiz introduces some of the concepts contained in the BLS Provider course. It does not replicate or take the place of the official written exam that must be passed during the class session. The objective is to give participants an example of the topics covered in the class session; it does not affect the outcome.
July 9, 2018

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

The Washington State Department of Health Wants Your Ticks

The Washington State Department of Health Wants Your Ticks
Ticks. We hate ‘em, right? Tiny, bloodsucking fiends that they are. But they can help serve a purpose. The Washington State Department of health wants your ticks! In order to effectively track the spread and...
March 27, 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

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