CPR Seattle Blog
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
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
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 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
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 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?
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
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?
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.
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