5 Ways EMS Providers can Find Support

5 Ways EMS Providers can Find Support

While the 8 o’clock chorus of applause that spread throughout my neighborhood in March, April, and into June has subsided, essential workers continue to serve their communities and patients in profound ways. Risk of exposure, staffing shortages, infecting others, PPE supply, and more can weigh heavily on individuals who work on the frontlines, particularly EMS…

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Why Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders

women are 27% less to receive cpr

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives! In fact, besides using an Automated External Defibrillator, CPR is one of the most important things you can do to save the life of someone who has suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Bystander CPR, which is performed by someone who witnesses a cardiac arrest emergency, is simple and easy to do. At minimum,…

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4 Life-Saving Tasks Every Youth Coach Should Perform Today

Life-Saving Tasks for Youth Coach Should Perform

As we’ve shared previously, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in youth sports, but, if SCA occurs in a sports arena equipped with an AED, athletes can survive the majority of the time! Youth coaches are leaders in our communities. Our children view them as role models and look up to them…

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Telephone CPR: 911 Operators & Dispatch-Assisted CPR

Telephone CPR: 911 Operators & Dispatch-assisted CPR

Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Saves Lives in an Emergency You just finished shopping for groceries on a routine Saturday. It’s nice out, and your mind is far from your workplace stresses. Then, right in front of you, another shopper collapses as they’re packing their car. You walk over to check on her, unsure of what specifically to…

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