IN-PERSON: Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency? - Host: JCC LG - 2022

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IN-PERSON: Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency? - Host: JCC LG - 2022

IN-PERSON: Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency?

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Addison-Penzak JCC in Los Gatos 14855 Oka Road Los Gatos, CA 95032

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About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Learn how to recognize medical emergencies and when to call 9-1-1. Learn how to report emergencies and what to do before help arrives. Be prepared with completed medical documents and explore resources that can assist caregivers.

Participants will learn:

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Overview

  • Understand ambulance and fire services within Santa Clara County
  • How to safely respond to emergency vehicles lights and sirens

9-1-1 Dispatch Centers & Phone Technology

  • Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) aka Dispatch Centers
  • Understand Phone technology differences when calling 9-1-1

Medical Emergencies

  • Identify life threatening medical emergencies
  • How to quickly react during a medical emergency

Calling 9-1-1 in an Emergency

  • Questions asked by 9-1-1 dispatcher
  • Text to 9-1-1: Call if you can. Text if you can’t.
  • Be prepared for the arrival of emergency responders

Be Prepared...Be Ready!

  • Important medical emergency forms: LIFE File, POLST, DNR
  • Create an emergency contact list
  • CPR/First Aid Certification Information

Community Resources

  • Learn about important local community resources and organizations

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This training class is open to individuals who live or work within the communities served by Santa Clara County Fire Department: Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Monte Sereno, Saratoga and the unincorporated surrounding areas.

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