Third Annual Resuscitation Academies Slated For Sept. 6 And 7 In Santa Fe

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Los Alamos Fire Department along with The New Mexico Resuscitation Academy (RA) is pleased to announce we are conducting two consecutive one-day Resuscitation Academies. These full day RAs will be held Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Santa Fe Community College 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe.  

The New Mexico RA is a one-day, intensive course dedicated to improving survival rates of patients suffering pre-hospital cardiac arrest, and is suitable for EMS supervisors, medical directors, Fire/EMS chiefs, EMS personnel of all levels and hospital and emergency department staffs across the state of New Mexico and surrounding states & regions. Based on the curriculum of the world-renowned Resuscitation Academy in Seattle WA, this Resuscitation Academy is co-sponsored by the Los Alamos Fire Department. 

Through your attendance, you can expect to increase your understanding of the interventions important to pre-hospital cardiac arrest survival and learn to implement ways to track and improve survival rates in your own community. The academy features acclaimed faculty who are accomplished in the field of cardiac arrest survival, and presentations on the Science of CPR, The Importance of Time, the importance of measuring your performance, the critical role of dispatch, and more.

Additionally, the academy includes an extensive, in-depth, practical train-the-trainer session where all class participants will learn and become confident in delivering High-Performance CPR. Each participant will also leave with a standardized curriculum (including instructor guide and standardized videos) to begin to teach this practice in your department. 

The Academy is a one-day academy, and you need only to register for Friday or Saturday. This course is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes a continental breakfast and working lunch. Tuition is free and 8 hours of continuing education hours will be issued to all attendees at the end of each class. Additional details will be provided following acceptance into the academy. 

The deadline to apply is Monday, August 26. Please email Ana Martinez at to register.