Category Archives: CPR

Special Circumstances of Resuscitation

Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P (Part 4 of a 6-part series: CPR, ECC, and First Aid Guidelines: Version 2015) Special Circumstances of Resuscitation  A number of topics were addressed in the 2015 Guidelines on special circumstances of resuscitation (i.e., pregnant patient, pulmonary … Continue reading

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Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement

Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P (Part 2 of a 6-part series: CPR, ECC, and First Aid Guidelines: Version 2015) A number of topics were addressed in the 2015 Guidelines on systems of care and continuous quality improvement (CQI) that will be incorporated into … Continue reading

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CPR and AED Awareness Week: How Proper Training Saves Lives

On December 6, 2007, Congress passed a bill that designated the first week in June as “National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Week.” This designation is intended to promote the necessity of CPR and AED training and … Continue reading

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National CPR and AED Awareness Week

The first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. This week is designed to bring attention to the importance of CPR and AED training. Over 325,000 Americans suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year and more than 95 … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans and Public Safety Professionals Save Infant

A team of Good Samaritans and public safety professionals saved the life of a 5-month-old boy yesterday by performing CPR on a busy Miami highway. Pamela Rauseo realized something was wrong with her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, and immediately pulled … Continue reading

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Remembering Lifelong EMS Provider Ronnie Patterson

Jones & Bartlett Learning wishes to acknowledge the lifelong devotion of EMS icon Ronnie Patterson, who passed away on Wednesday. Patterson passed away after devoting nearly 40 years to EMS and rescue in Tennessee. Hundreds of people came to mourn … Continue reading

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Collegiate EMS Week

This week is Collegiate EMS Week! The National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (NCEMSF) is committed to scholarship, research and to creating a safer, healthier environment on college and university campuses through the support, promotion and advocacy of campus-based emergency … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Congratulates Sudbury on New ALS Service

Jones & Bartlett Learning is excited to congratulate our former headquarters, Sudbury, on their decision to run their own Advanced Life Support service! The Sudbury Fire Department announced that beginning next week, they will be providing their own ALS service … Continue reading

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Exploring the Decision to Respond…REALLY?

(Article from ECSI eNews: May 2013) For those of us who are (or have been) both ECSI Education Center Coordinators and Emergency Responders, the sight of blood or other bodily fluids is commonplace, and taking action in ambiguous situations, sometimes … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Has Never Been Easier

Are you participating in the Do 1 Thing initiative? The Do 1 Thing program is a free, 12-month emergency preparedness program that aims to break down the daunting task of preparing for the unexpected. Each month of the year has … Continue reading

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