CPR First Aid Classes Seattle

Teachers & Daycare Workers Need First Aid Training Sadly summer is over and Teachers and Day Care workers have headed back into the classroom and playroom. While First Aid /CPR & AED training may be the last item on everyone’s list; keep in mind that there is a requirement under the law to be current…

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The Case for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) Aboard Vessels. Consider that most Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) happen while on solid ground, a city, a home, an urban environment. When this happens, we have a rather good chance that Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will arrive in 4-8 minutes, so long as you are within an urban…

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“If my basic HazMat training has taught me nothing else, it’s that if you see a glowing green monkey running away from something, follow that monkey!” Author Unknown, but he/she must be a teacher! The above comment is amusing, but it does emphasize the need to “size up the scene” to know its safe before…

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Why Fit Testing is so important to get right. A Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstander received the report of the ammonia leak aboard the Excellence at 1:13 p.m. on a Friday. The Excellence, which was moored in Dutch Harbor, evacuated all 129 crew members from the vessel. The Unalaska Fire Department reported that an unknown…

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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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