10 steps to organizing a cardiac arrest survivor celebration

Survivor celebrations promote awareness of cardiac arrest and create an opportunity to celebrate EMS success


By Cathryn St. Amand

Celebrating cardiac arrest survival in your agency and community is a wonderful opportunity to allow cardiac arrest survivors and their families to meet and thank their EMS and hospital caregivers. Celebrations also provide an opportunity for survivors to meet other survivors, promote awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in the community, and create a venue to celebrate successes in EMS.  

"Locally, we are honored and humbled by our participation in events that celebrate both our caregiver and our patients," said Kevin Anderson, AMR Spokane general manager. "Seeing how AMR Medicine is truly making a difference in people’s lives where it really matters."

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