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Video: Paramedic Explains New CPR Guidelines to Medical Director

An enthusiastic paramedic just reviewed the new American Heart Association guidelines for Emergency Cardiac Care. The new paramedic excitedly explains the guidelines to their medical director. The medical director’s enthusiasm for protocol change and re-training is palpable. Many months will pass using the old guidelines.

A metaphorical video told by a puppy and a geriatric lab.

What are your tips for faster implementation of the 2010 CPR guidelines?

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.