• September 22, 2021

Tags : cpr

EPFD, Drowning Prevention Coalition set to hold ‘May Day CPR’

According to the American Heart Association, about 70 percent cardiac arrests happen away from hospitals. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival. To that end, the El Paso Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso will host a free May Day CPR Event […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department: Hands-only CPR Can Save Lives

Heart disease is the number 1 killer of Texans, with four out of five cardiac arrests occurring at home. Often times, friends, family or colleagues are the first by-standers when these medical emergencies occur. By having the majority of the populace trained in hands-only CPR, important medical intervention can occur while first-responders arrive. “The emphasis […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Joins Statewide Effort to Teach CPR

As part of a statewide effort to teach lifesaving first-aid skills, free hands-only CPR training sessions will be offered throughout El Paso and the rest of Texas this weekend. The Texas Two Step: Save a Life Campaign is led locally by medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ElPaso. The future doctors will volunteer […]Read More

El Paso FD to Host Hands-Only CPR Event Saturday

In conjunction with three schools of the Ysleta Independent School District and the El Paso Masonic Family, the El Paso Fire Department will be teaching hands-only CPR to the public on Saturday Aug. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge Hall parking lot located at 1808 Hunter Dr. “We wanted to […]Read More

Texas Tech UHSC offering free CPR lessons, attempting to break

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine students are joining a statewide effort to teach participants how to perform hands-only CPR while breaking a Guinness World Record with “Texas Two Step: How to Save a Life.” The event is a free, 20-minute, bilingual training session in hands-only CPR. Participants will […]Read More

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