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This webinar covers stroke assessment, recognition and timely decision-making as to where to transport a patient for intervention
AHA CPR Guidelines 2020 continue to emphasize early recognition of cardiac arrest and prompt CPR beginning with chest compressions provides the best chances for survival
Examining recommendations for EMS treatment of adult and pediatric cardiac arrest related to epinephrine, compression depth and rate, and double sequential defibrillation
This year’s topics include video-based dispatch systems, COVID-19 infection risk to rescuers, an extensive review of neonatal cord management and more
The American Heart Association courses were recognized for their use of an adaptive learning model involving AI and customization
A paper from the Prehospital Stroke System of Care Consensus Conference offers guiding principles for triage and transport destinations
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Articles, explainer video, online course and more resources introduce updated guidelines to EMTs, paramedics and EMS students
Our co-hosts discuss the new American Heart Association 2020 guidelines recently released in October
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The American Heart Association’s 2020 guidelines add a sixth link to the cardiac arrest chain of survival and offer new strategies for increasing rates of lay person CPR
Don’t let this exam end your firefighting career before it starts
Researchers have taught Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri to recognize the unique auditory signature of agonal breathing that heralds early cardiac arrest
From required BLS, to community AEDs and kiosk-based training, communities around the country are becoming better equipped for emergencies
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The American Heart Association honored Logan Hill for saving a post office custodian who went into cardiac arrest
The American Heart Association found that a five-minute CPR lesson at a kiosk teaches people the lifesaving skill as well as a 30-minute class
The association honored Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services with its Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award