WASHINGTON — 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 on February 11-12th, 2017 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.
WHAT: Teams representing all 11 Texas medical schools will conduct a statewide training event to raise public awareness of hands-only CPR. The goal is to train 10,000 people to erform hands only CPR so that they might save a life of a stranger or someone they love.
WHEN: February 11-12th , 2017
WHERE: 45 locations in Texas, including Amarillo, Austin, College Station, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, Lubbock, San Antonio, The Valley and Waco
WHO: More than 700 medical students in Texas, The American College of Emergency Physicians, The Texas College of Emergency Physicians, HealthCorps, MaveRx and Spiers Group
FOR MORE INFO: Website: http://www.tx2stepcpr.com/
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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.
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