Accident Prevention and First Aid
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We discussed things you can do to prevent and treat health emergencies such as Heat Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Injuries, and Drowning. With summer here, it’s a good idea to hone your first aid skills, and review some lifesaving measures.
My guests were Jeff Johnson and Michael Huffman of Fast Response, School of Health Care Education
Jeff Johnson has been working as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for over three years and teaching for two. He has worked in both the 911 system as a First Responder, as well as Critical Care Transport. He is currently the Program Administrator for the EMT Program, and an American Heart Association Training Center Faculty at Fast Response School of Healthcare. And he works part-time for a private ambulance service.
Michael Huffman is a Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor at Fast Response School of Healthcare, and is also their Basic Life Support (BLS) Administrator. He also works as an EMT at a private Ambulance service in San Leandro. He is almost finished with a Fire Technology program at Los Medanos College.