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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

Severe Allergic reactions: How to know when to call for help

Severe Allergic reactions: How to know when to call for help
One of the topics we cover in our First Aid courses concerns what to do in cases of severe allergic reaction.How do we know when a mild reaction becomes “severe”, and when during the process should we alert emergency medical services?
June 18, 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

CPR Training: Why can’t I just do it all online?

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

NWAC Avalanche Awareness Seminar - 2/11/13 7:00pm

NWAC Avalanche Awareness Seminar - 2/11/13 7:00pm
CPR Seattle is presenting a free Avalanche Awareness seminar, presented by the Friends of the NW Weather and Avalanche Center (FOAC),
January 9, 2013

Duct tape for the win! Using household items for first aid needs.

Duct tape for the win! Using household items for first aid needs.
In many cases of injury, we end up applying first aid using what we have immediately at hand - and often, these items may work just as well or better than the things we might find in an “official” First Aid package.
October 12, 2012

The Good Samaritan Law - how does that work, exactly?

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

Spiders in Seattle?

Spiders in Seattle?
CPR Seattle addresses the dangers of spider bites in Western Washington.
July 6, 2012

CPR & First Aid works for pets too

CPR & First Aid works for pets too
Most people don't realize that many of the same basic CPR & first aid techniques used for humans can also be applied to our canine and feline companions.
May 2, 2012

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