President Readiness Systems Camas, Washington, United States
Public policy advocacy with a new vision offers the promise of millions of people able and willing to perform CPR and use AEDs, and a cure for the AED shortage. Learn about a public policy roadmap that has the power to strengthen the chain of survival and meaningfully increase SCA survival rates.
Synopsis of Presentation: In the U.S., over 100,000 people a year experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) outside of medical and home settings. Yet nationally, despite decades of awareness initiatives, preventative programs, and treatment innovations, less than six percent of these people survive, a frightening number that hasn’t changed in 30 years. Hear how a wide range of public policy issues can be effectively addressed to make a difference.