What Questions to Ask During a Medical Emergency or When Providing First Aid?

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If you have taken a basic First Aid, CPR/AED class you may have wandered out of the classroom thinking “I’m set”,  I can help anyone!  You have knowledge, skills, but…when you are faced with a sudden illness what questions do you ask?  What is important? Did your instructor cover what questions to ask? Every single class we hold we provide …

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The American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Course Bremerton

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Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED Courses Back in Bremerton The Bremerton office of The American Red Cross and Northwest Response are pleased to announce that the  Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Course’s will begin again at the Bremerton office of the Red Cross after a complete classroom upgrade and remodel  starting in June of 2017. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course …

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Heat Stroke? Really!?

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How Can We Possibly Talk About Heat Stroke? We know, we know… Its April and we’ve had more cold days, and more recorded rain in something like 100 years.  But the thing is…. we all know its coming… SUMMER! Can You Spot Heat Stroke? Let’s face it – in this Washington weather, when the sun comes out we go running for it. …

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First Aid CPR and AED Training CEUs for Electricians

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Northwest Response Now Offers Continuing Education (CEU’s) for Electrical Administrators and Electricians. If you are an Electrician, and need CEU’s, and would like to have your First Aid, CPR/AED class time as part of your hours you must choose a Labor & Industries authorized provider, otherwise the hours will not count toward your CEU’s. As of December 29th, 2017 Northwest Response is …

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Quick-thinking ferry passengers, crew members save man’s life

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Bravo Zulu to the Passengers and Washington State Ferry crew members who responded to the medical emergency on the Bainbridge Island Ferry run. BY KOMO NEWS REPORTER MATT MARKOVICH MONDAY, JULY 18TH 2016 BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. — Passengers and crew members on a Bainbridge-bound ferry came together Sunday night to save a man’s life. Passengers aboard the Seattle to Bainbridge ferry noticed a …

Heat Related Illness

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 4PM PDT THU Issued by The National Weather Service Seattle/Tacoma, WA 2:27am PDT, Thu Jun 2 … HOT WEATHER IS POSSIBLE OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKEND… THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS YEAR ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. ON SATURDAY… HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO REACH INTO THE MID 80S TO LOW 90S ALONG THE WASHINGTON COAST …

Dr. Heimlich Performs Heimlich

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Dr. Heimlich’s, Heimlich Save Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, performs the lifesaving technique he invented for the FIRST TIME when a woman chokes on her hamburger in the seat beside him. By Joanna Walters in New York For The Guardian The surgeon who gave his name to the simple but dramatic procedure used to rescue people from choking saved someone’s life with the …

Northwest Response Update

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What’s been happening at Northwest Response? The Summer season seems to be sneaking up on everyone – but not us here at Northwest Response (NWR). With CPR, BLS and First Aid classes scheduled nearly everyday on and off site, business is booming and we could not be any more excited for the sunny days to come. New hires, clients and …

Washington State Daycare Workers CPR Training Requirements

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What are the requirements regarding first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for Washington State Daycare Workers. Check our Open Enrollment Calendar: Pediatric/Adult First Aid, CPR/AED   Per the Washington Administrative Code 170-295-1100 (1) You must ensure that at least one person of your staff with a current basic standard first aid and age appropriate CPR certificate is present with …