What to expect from the new AHA 2015 guidelines

EMS agencies and providers should be preparing now to update protocols and training programs


The new AHA CPR and Emergency Care Guidelines are due to be released in October 2015. The guidelines, typically released every five years, are based on the latest science. EMS providers have been encouraged to comment on the draft guidelines and should be preparing to update protocols and training programs.

Watch this short video of Dr. Michael Sayre discussing the:

  • Need for more frequent training for cardiac arrest patient care
  • Importance of focusing training on low frequency patient encounters
  • Likelihood that updates to CPR and emergency care guidelines will be released more frequently in the years ahead

How is your EMS agency preparing for the release of the 2015 AHA guidelines?

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