Butler HEARTSafe Overview

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Butler HEARTSafe Overview

  1. 1. BUTLER COUNTY HEARTSAFE COMMUNITY Concept OverviewWednesday, February 1, 12
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONWednesday, February 1, 12
  3. 3. HEARTSAFE COMMUNITY, WHAT IS IT?Wednesday, February 1, 12
  4. 4. HEARTSAFE COMMUNITY • Rigorous criteria for increasing survival from SCA • General public health education • CPR & AED education for general public and students • BC Health Department as designating agency • Critical need for Police and Fire Department involvement • Public Access Defibrillator Program • EMS collection of outcomesWednesday, February 1, 12
  5. 5. STRENGTHENING THE LINKS OF THE CHAIN OF SURVIVALWednesday, February 1, 12
  6. 6. HEARTSAFE COMMUNITY CRITERIAWednesday, February 1, 12
  7. 7. CRITERIA • Requirements based on population size • Heartbeat point system • Minimum required points for certain criteria • Criteria divided by links of chain of survival • Recertification every 2 yearsWednesday, February 1, 12
  8. 8. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Early Access & Recognition •10 Heartbeats for each event with less then 20 participants - Public Education on heart health and prevention, 911 access, Stroke, Heart Attack, & Cardiac Arrest warning signs - 5 Heartbeat bonus for events with 20+ participants • 10 points for School MERPs *RequiredWednesday, February 1, 12
  9. 9. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Early CPR •10 points for each event with at least 10 participants - Free Public Education on CPR & AED use - CPR/AED training for high school *Required •5 points for each event with at least 10 participants - CPR & AED Certification classes that require a fee - Local businesses, community groups, & local agencies • Bystander CPR instructions provided by Dispatch PersonnelWednesday, February 1, 12
  10. 10. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Early Defibrillation •10 points for each Public AED - Must be easily identified and clearly marked with signage - Building entrances should identify the presence of an AED •10 points for First Responders equipped with AEDs - Fire, Police, First Responder group, or Reserve EMSWednesday, February 1, 12
  11. 11. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Early Advanced Life Support & Post-resuscitative care •10 points for ALS response to all medical emergencies •10 points for policy of Transport of Post-Cardiac Arrest patients to facilities with minimum PCI & Therapeutic Hypothermia capabilities. Exception within the policy are permissible.Wednesday, February 1, 12
  12. 12. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Sustainability Plan •10 points for written sustainability plan *Required - Plan for sustained Public Education - EMS cardiac arrest registry - EMS administrated Supported & Structured Debriefing with all involved respondersWednesday, February 1, 12
  13. 13. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Community population up to 2,500 • 200 Heartbeats Required • Minimum of 60 Heartbeats for Public Education & AED placement • Minimum of 40 Heartbeats for trained FR w/ AEDs, ALS, and Sustainability Plan • 10 points for MERPs •1 CPR/AED education event for students for every highschoolWednesday, February 1, 12
  14. 14. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Community population 2,500 - 10,000 • 400 Heartbeats Required • Minimum of 120 Heartbeats for Public Education & AED placement • Minimum of 60 Heartbeats for trained FR w/ AEDs, ALS, and Sustainability Plan • 10 points for MERPs •1 CPR/AED education event for students for every highschoolWednesday, February 1, 12
  15. 15. CRITERIA HEARTBEAT POINT SYSTEM Community population10,000+ • 500 Heartbeats Required • Minimum of 260 Heartbeats for Public Education & AED placement • Minimum of 60 Heartbeats for trained FR w/ AEDs, ALS, and Sustainability Plan • 10 points for MERPs •1 CPR/AED education event for students for every highschoolWednesday, February 1, 12
  16. 16. MEETING CRITERIA • What about resources? - EMS will support any and all initiatives - EMS Personnel will assist with training - Will continue to pursue grants and other funding optionsWednesday, February 1, 12
  17. 17. APPLICATION & DESIGNATION PROCESSWednesday, February 1, 12
  18. 18. APPLICATION & DESIGNATION • Application will be on BCEMS website • Worksheets • Applicationsubmitted to EMS for review with BC Health Department • Once application is approved EMS and Health Department will coordinate with city for designation event • Road signs and plaque will be awarded at eventWednesday, February 1, 12
  19. 19. BUTLER COUNTY AGENCY PARTNERSHIPS ARE KEY!Wednesday, February 1, 12
  20. 20. BUTLER COUNTY HEARTSAFE COMMUNITY Daniel Green, A.A.S NREMT-P Collin Engraf, A.A.S. NREMT-P dgreen@bucoks.com / cengraf@bucoks.com BCPRnetwork@gmail.com Facebook - BCPRnetwork Twitter - @BCPRnetworkWednesday, February 1, 12

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