video BLS - AED
The ERC is
proud to present its new and updated demo video for Basic Life Support and
the use of AED.
watch it here.
in Reykjavik, Iceland
24 and Sunday 25 September 2016.
The ERC Congress on
2016 is being held one year after publication of the 2015 Guidelines. How
should these new guidelines best be implemented?
How can we
knowledge serves no purpose if education fails. Whilst the 2015 Congress in
Prague focused on the science of resuscitation, this congress will deal
with the educational aspects.
be an ideal opportunity for delegates to interact with an international
faculty of experts, and contribute towards developing new educational
approaches to resuscitation training.
skills will be combined with scientific theory.
programme will focus on education, but there will also be hands-on
sessions, a CPR competition, updates on the Virtual
Learning Environment (VLE),...
Kids save lives
school children in cardiopulmonary resuscitation worldwide is now endorsed
by the World Health Organization (WHO).
In a few
countries, educating school children in CPR is already mandatory, and in
many countries, local, regional and national initiatives have been started.
The European Resuscitation Council (ERC), the American Heart Association
(AHA) and other resuscitation organisations have invested considerable
effort and initiative into this approach. In 2013, 400 Members of the
European Parliament supported an initiative leading to the ERC “European
Restart-a-heart day for 2016 will be 16 October so mark the date. Two days
later, we will try to set an official world record that day.
information to follow.