This morning I felt the chill in the air which told me that summer is making way for Fall, then Winter, and then the Holidays! I should start working on a Christmas gift list, and just don’t have enough hours in the day (all that went through my head in about two seconds flat) …ARGHHH!!…

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This video is from my favorite Doc, ZUBIN DAMANIA, MD.   UCSF/Stanford trained internal medicine physician and founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health 3.0 that was part of an ambitious urban revitalization movement in Las Vegas spearheaded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. During a decade-long career as a hospitalist at Stanford, Doctor Damania led a…

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Medical Emergency at Sea What do we do? What do we ask? If you boat, you should be current in First Aid, CPR/AED! If you aren’t, then now is the time to take a class, because stuff happens on boats; just sayin. I’m often asked how do I remember all the questions and checks for…

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ENABLING CITIZEN SUPERHEROES. Help build the most comprehensive registry of AEDs for use during emergencies. The Pacific Northwest is one of those areas that is blessed with more trained responders than just about any other place in the country, only second to Rochester, Minnesota. We have thousands of trained CPR/AED responders in our neighborhoods and workplaces,…

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arc aha bls classes

What can we learn from Hurricanes Hurricanes are pretty devastating storms that rip through the eastern seaboard leaving lots of property damage, and human suffering. Here in the Pacific Northwest the likelihood of a “storm” on the scale like a Category 5 is pretty rare, but we do have high winds that can and have…

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red cross cpr class tacoma seattle

The American Red Cross launched its official first aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users. Link: https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/mobile-apps.html This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in first aid and emergency preparedness information. It’s also the…

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asbestos awareness training

Northwest Response Providing Asbestos Awareness Training If you know that your facility has asbestos; “Asbestos Awareness Training” is required by the Washington State Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOSH) for all employees working on a job site that currently contains or has contained asbestos. For more details on Asbestos Awareness Training for your group please visit our training…

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A few years ago I read a story about a Kent Washington Police Officer who saved the life of a student with an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), I searched the headlines for other saves by quick thinking First Responders who used an AED in addition their First Aid Training to save a life. One thing…

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Boaters AED Package

A man was flying from Los Angeles to Albuquerque on Southwest Airlines when he died of a heart attack. His wife thinks his hairy chest had something to do with his death. By Nancy Laflin KOAT Albuquerque. Caroline and Jack Jordan were on the Southwest Airlines flight when the heart attack occurred. Passengers performed CPR, but he didn’t…

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