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Helping Those Who Help – CPR AED Training in Uganda

Helping Those Who Help - CPR AED Training in Uganda Imagine having surgery in a ward where there isn't a cardiac monitor, where CPR is taught ‘in theory,’ and the closest AED might be in another country. In some parts of Uganda, that is the best that healthcare can offer. A stark contrast to even…
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EpiPen Auto-Injector (Epinephrine) for Anaphylaxis

California-based CPR and first aid Instructors should be on the lookout for new regulations that allow emergency treatment of anaphylaxis by using an epinephrine-auto injector, or EpiPen, without a prescription! Tomorrow I’ll be participating in our last California EpiPen workgroup meeting to finalize regulations for auto-injectors under SB 669, Emergency medical care: epinephrine auto-injectors. Currently, we’re…
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Keep your Thanksgiving Happy and Safe

EMS Safety hopes that everyone has a happy and safe Thanksgiving. By now you have all of your Thanksgiving plans in place - who is bringing the pumpkin pie, what time the turkey goes in the oven, what store you will be camping out in front of for Black Friday sales - but is everyone…
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Cold Across the US

It is getting cold across the US, and with all 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures this week, it's that time to start thinking about how to stay safe in the cold and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of cold related emergencies. Below is information on how to treat and recognize the signs…
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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips EMS Safety wants to make sure that everyone has a fun, exciting and, most importantly, a safe Halloween. Halloween is only a few days away, and what better way to contact your clients than with a download of EMS Safety's Halloween Safety Tips. Getting the infographic to your clients is easy. Here…
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Become a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Hero!

[hr] October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month [hr] October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month and EMS Safety wants to do our part to help raise awareness. During the entire month of October, when you donate a Senior AED/CPR/First Aid class, EMS Safety will recognize you as an SCA Hero! Each SCA Hero…
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Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

What is a Stroke? A Stroke is an injury to the brain caused by a disruption of blood flow to the brain cells. When a blood vessel becomes blocked or bursts, oxygen-rich blood is unable to reach a portion of the brain and brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a LIFE-THREATENING condition that…
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High School Installs New AEDs

[caption id="attachment_4535" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photos by Meagan Friberg/Paso Robles Daily News[/caption] Paso Robles High School dedicates in honor of Ryan J. Clarke By Meagan Friberg / Paso Robles Daily News / Reprinted with permission The Performing Arts Center at Paso Robles High School was filled with a standing-room-only crowd on Monday morning as the faculty,…
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Philips AED Maintenance Advisory

Own a Philips FRx or OnSite (HS1) Automated External Defibrillator (AED)? Please see the following Maintenance Advisory from Philips, "If at any time during the life of the device, your FRx or OnSite AED emitted or begins to emit a pattern of triple chirps you should remove the device from use, and contact your local…
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BLS for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Professional-LA County, CA

BLS for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider - LA County, CA We're proud to announce that the EMS Safety Services' program for BLS for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider is now approved by the Emergency Medical Services Agency of Los Angeles County. EMS Safety Services has many approvals nationwide. Click here to find…
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