US state proposes legislation requiring all 911 operators to be trained in telephone CPR
Minnesota lawmaker Julie Sandstede has proposed a legislation that would require all 911 operators in the state of Minnesota to be trained in telephone CPR.Telephone CPR is the process in which a 911 operator helps the caller identify cardiac arrest with a short script and provides "just-in-time" instructions on how to provide CPR, said Dr. Michael Kurz, chairman of the American Heart Associations Telecommunicator-CPR Task Force. Sandstede proposed the bill after she was approached by the American Heart Association, wh
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