|Continuous Chest Compression CPR ("Call and Pump" or CCC CPR) |
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department partnered with Ann Peterson Productions and the Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke's Health System to sponsor an educational seminar on Continuous Chest Compression CPR (CCC CPR), otherwise known as "Call and Pump."
The seminar took place in October 2005, and was attended by representatives of many area EMS organizations and hospitals. Dr. David Steinhaus of Medtronic Inc., Dr. Gordon A Ewy of the Sarver Heart Institute and the University of Arizona, and Dr. Alex Garza of Kansas City's Emergency Medical Services presented on various cardiac treatment topics, including post resuscitation care, CCC CPR, and recent advances in cardiac arrest treatment. Further training sessions have taken place at KCI Airport and in other areas of the city.