Thursday: Save-A-Life Day

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May 24, 2019

It doesn’t matter how quickly EMS providers get to a scene–bystanders will always be there first. Save-A-Life Day empowers the general public to learn and apply steps that can be taken to help save a life.

To celebrate Save-A-Life Day, consider one of the following:

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    World CRP Challenge

    Plan to participate in the World CPR Challenge – train individuals the simple steps of Compression-Only CPR.

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    Stop the Bleed

    Organize a Stop the Bleed training, or provide pressure dressing and tourniquets for demonstration and hands-on practice.

  • Child Restraint Inspection

    Host a child restraint inspection event where EMS professionals can teach families how to transport children safely.

Additional Resources

Maryland Reference for Safe Transport of Children in Ambulances

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Access the PDF

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

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AHA.org

National Child Passenger Safety Certification

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safekids.org