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LAFD Co-Sponsors Third Annual Resuscitation Academy

on August 14, 2019 - 12:15pm
LAFD News:
 
The Los Alamos Fire Department along with New Mexico Resuscitation Academy (RA) has announced that they are conducting two consecutive one-day Resuscitation Academies.
 
These full day RAs are Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
 
The Academy is a one-day academy, and people need only to register for Friday or Saturday. This course is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes a continental breakfast and working lunch. Tuition is free and 8 hours of continuing education hours will be issued to all attendees at the end of each class. Additional details will be provided following acceptance into the academy.
 
The deadline to apply is Monday, August 26. Please email Ana Martinez at ana.martinez@lacnm.us to register.
 
The New Mexico RA is an intensive course dedicated to improving survival rates of patients suffering pre-hospital cardiac arrest, and is suitable for EMS supervisors, medical directors, Fire/EMS chiefs, EMS personnel of all levels and hospital and emergency department staffs across the state of New Mexico and surrounding states & regions. Based on the curriculum of the world-renowned Resuscitation Academy in Seattle, Wash., this Resuscitation Academy is co-sponsored by the Los Alamos Fire Department.
 
Through people’s attendance, they can expect to increase their understanding of the interventions important to pre-hospital cardiac arrest survival and learn to implement ways to track and improve survival rates in their own community. The academy features acclaimed faculty who are accomplished in the field of cardiac arrest survival, and presentations on the Science of CPR, The Importance of Time, the importance of measuring your performance, the critical role of dispatch, and more.
 
Additionally, the academy includes an extensive, in-depth, practical train-the-trainer session where all class participants will learn and become confident in delivering High-Performance CPR. Each participant will also leave with a standardized curriculum (including instructor guide and standardized videos) to begin to teach this practice in their department.

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