(NBC CHICAGO) Oswego Police Officer Praised for Saving Baby’s Life With CPR

By Sandra TorresPublished Aug 5, 2019 at 3:47 PM | Updated at 5:33 PM CDT on Aug 5, 2019 NBC CHICAGO A police officer in west suburban Oswego is being hailed a hero for taking quick action to save a baby’s life. Officer Jordan Lombardi was called to a home on July 28 for a … Continue reading (NBC CHICAGO) Oswego Police Officer Praised for Saving Baby’s Life With CPR

Heroic nurse fleeing Dayton shooter stopped to perform CPR on victims

Aug. 5, 2019, 7:23 AM CDT / Source: TODAYBy Scott Stump A critical care nurse who stopped to perform CPR on the wounded as she was running from gunfire described the heartbreaking scene outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, where a gunman killed at least nine people and injured 27 others early Sunday. "I look down the sidewalk and … Continue reading Heroic nurse fleeing Dayton shooter stopped to perform CPR on victims

Citizen CPR Foundation Becomes a Catalyst and Resource for Action to improve Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, August 1, 2019 — The Citizen CPR Foundation (CCPRF) today announced visionary new strategies designed to move the needle on sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates in the U.S. The foundation’s mission is to save more lives from sudden cardiac arrest by activating effective community, professional and citizen action. To bring it … Continue reading Citizen CPR Foundation Becomes a Catalyst and Resource for Action to improve Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

(NBC) ‘They’re like soldiers’: Chicago’s children are learning to save lives amid the gunfire

By Safia Samee Ali | July 17, 2019, 6:00 AM CDT Source: NBC News CHICAGO — Darrion Johnson knows exactly what to do if he sees someone get shot. On a Friday night this year on the South Side of Chicago, Darrion, 14, watched while another teenager practiced putting pressure on a fake bullet wound, checked … Continue reading (NBC) ‘They’re like soldiers’: Chicago’s children are learning to save lives amid the gunfire

3 Chicago police officers honored for saving child with a tourniquet

By Cindy Hernandez  Jul 9, 2019, 12:56pm CDT Chicago Sun Times Three weeks out of the academy, Chicago Police Department probationary officers Ravyn Morgan and Brendan Lyons were not expecting to be confronted with such a tough situation. On June 2, the officers responded to a call of a child who was bleeding after cutting his arm … Continue reading 3 Chicago police officers honored for saving child with a tourniquet

Practice for practitioners: UTMC sim lab teaches essential skills to residents, nursing grads

Kristi L Nelson, Knoxville News SentinelPublished May 28, 2019 In the 1970s, general surgeon Dr. Henry Nelson learned to tie knots and suture incisions on pigs' feet. While he learned those skills well that way, he's also glad the new surgical residents coming into University of Tennessee Medical Center in the coming weeks have more … Continue reading Practice for practitioners: UTMC sim lab teaches essential skills to residents, nursing grads

All of us can save lives by learning to ‘stop the bleed’

By Mario Rodriguez and Arnold Bogis |Published June 25, 2019 The Buffalo News While May was officially “National Stop the Bleed Month,” any month is a good time to learn to save a life. This effort is one of the nation’s largest public health campaigns that aims to train anyone to help in a bleeding emergency … Continue reading All of us can save lives by learning to ‘stop the bleed’