CPR Seattle Blog
Tourniquets: Should you use one in an emergency?
CPR Seattle addresses the use of tourniquets to stop bleeding that can't be controlled by pressure alone.
November 4, 2013
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
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?
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
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.
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