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Health consortium closes medical training unit

...emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium spokeswoman Stacy Smith says the program had been funded by grants. After those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/health-consortium-closes-medical-traini
State
Juneau officer helps revive man at airport

...reads. The man didn't have a pulse, but Wrightson performed CPR and the man regained consciousness in the five minutes it took...paramedics said the Sergeant Wrightson's quick actions in performing CPR had saved the man's life," Lt. David Campbell wrote in a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/juneau-officer-helps-revive-man-airport
Local
Juneau students dropped from RALLY program

...that one caregiver must be staffed for every 14 kindergartners and every 18 school-aged children.At least one caregiver with CPR and First Aid training must be available at all times in a licensed care center. Childcare licenses are required if four children...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-21/juneau-students-dropped-rally-program
Local
Gehring Nursery School awaits the new year

...enrollment completion. Each employee is college-educated, and one has a Masters degree in education.Professional costs for CPR and First Aid training, along with the expense of background checks for employees, was also approved by the city for reimbursement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-29/gehring-nursery-school-awaits-new-year
Local
JPD to honor CPR-giving officers, quick-thinking 9-year-old

...and discovered he did not have a pulse and was not breathing. They called for an ambulance, and as they waited, they began CPR. Paramedics with Capital City Fire/Rescue arrived about two and a half minutes later, took over and were able to regain the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/jpd-honor-cpr-giving-officers-quick-thi
Local
Learn CPR this 4th of July

...The fire department will be offering free CPR lessons to the public on July 4th in hopes...not know Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or their training has significantly lapsed...percent of cardiac arrest victims receive CPR from a bystander, yet prompt CPR can double...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-02/learn-cpr-4th-july
Local
Saving Sparky: Lessons on dog CPR

...Carol Scott hopes she never has to perform CPR on her dog, Tarka, but after attending a first-aid course that covered dog CPR, at least she'll know how. "I wouldn't...right," said Scott, who has taken human CPR courses. "It's nice to see it. It's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011910/sta_551904299.shtml
state
CPR less likely for minorities on street or home

...neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders...regardless of a neighborhood's racial makeup, CPR was less likely to be offered in poor areas...few people in poor black neighborhoods got CPR, those who did faced double the odds of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-10-25/cpr-less-likely-minorities-street-or-
Not For Web
Red Cross offering CPR, AED, first aid instruction

...American Red Cross of Alaska is offering OSHA certified classes in CPR, AED and first aid for community members. Classes began Thursday...held "at your location or ours." Courses available include: CPR for professional rescuers Standard First Aid Wilderness First...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021910/out_565025531.shtml
Outdoors
Heart group: Require students to get CPR training

...American Heart Association wants all students to know how to do CPR and use a defibrillator by the time they graduate from high school...legislatures should mandate that students know how to perform CPR and how to use an AED, which shocks the heart back into a normal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011111/reg_768407326.shtml
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