“Texas Two Step” aims to train thousands in CPR
For the second year in a row, a coalition of medical students, emergency physicians and health groups in Texas is hosting the “Texas Two Step: Save a Life Campaign” event at 45 sites in 12 cities across Texas. The goal is to train participants how to act quickly to save the life of someone experiencing cardiac arrest.
The goal of the event, which will take place on Feb. 11 and 12, is to train 10,000 people to perform hands-only CPR. Training will take place in Amarillo, Austin, College Station, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, Lubbock, San Antonio, The Valley and Waco and dozens of other cities.
The teachers will be teams representing all 11 Texas medical schools, The American College of Emergency Physicians, The Texas College of Emergency Physicians, HealthCorps, MaveRx and Spiers Group.
Want to participate? Or organize a similar event in your own state? Find more information on the event website: http://www.tx2stepcpr.com/
ACEP is the national medical specialty society representing emergency medicine. ACEP is committed to advancing emergency care through continuing education, research and public education. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ACEP has 53 chapters representing each state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. A Government Services Chapter represents emergency physicians employed by military branches and other government agencies.