COLLEGE STUDENTS EDUCATE THEIR PEERS IN CPR TO KICK OFF ANNUAL COLLEGIATE EMS WEEK
NCEMSF is excited to start Collegiate EMS Week with National Collegiate CPR Day. This annual event, was created to educate as many college students as possible across North America in the basic principles of CPR on a single day. Campus-based emergency medical service providers on college and university campuses across North America will join together to educate their fellow college students in the basic principles of CPR and provide them with the skills to save a life.
We hope that you will join us in our efforts to teach others CPR and provide them with the skills to save someone’s life. We have created a resource packet (available for free download below) as a supplement to the main EMS Week packet, to help make your CPR Day event a success. There are many different activities that you can plan to spread the knowledge of CPR. You can hold an information session to introduce the basic principles of CPR; or you can set up an information table and encourage people to try CPR on mannequins. This is your chance to be creative and to allow your organization to stand out. Information and tips on event planning can be found in the main EMS week packet.
This is a chance not only to educate, but also to highlight the pivotal role that campus based EMS organizations play in contributing to the overall safety and health of the colleges and universities they serve. The goal is not necessarily to certify individuals in CPR but rather to educate them in the key steps ...
Call 911 ... Position your hands in the center of the chest ... Push hard and fast!