Survivor Story: Kristen Walenga

Survivor Story: Kristen Walenga

“I went into sudden cardiac arrest on the morning of Saturday, August 24, 2019. My husband was at work and I was home with my four children, Nate (9), Sam (11), Rose(14), and Eddie (15). I was in the kitchen making breakfast for my kids before our day of youth football began. Sam and Nate were outside playing, Rose was upstairs with her AirPods in her ears and could not hear much of anything going on in the house. Eddie was just waking up in our basement where he slept the night before having fallen asleep after playing online video games.”

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Post-Cardiac Arrest Care Academy January 15, 2020

Texas-CARES in partnership with Penn Medicine’s TTM Academy present:  “Optimizing Cardiac Arrest Survival with State-of-the-Art Post-Arrest Care”. When: January 15th, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where: MD Anderson Simulation Center, Houston, TX What: Didactic and Hands-On...

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Survivor Story: Scott Corron

Survivor Story: Scott Corron

A few short years ago, Scott Corron suffered sudden cardiac arrest at a spin studio. His 12-year-old daughter was there. She was doing homework in the lobby. She was naturally frightened – she had no idea what was happening. “There was my dad on the floor,” she said....

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CPR LifeLinks Training & Outreach

McGovern Med at UTHealth Emergency Medicine Department Chair, Ben Bobrow, and Director of Implementation Science, Micah Panczyk, teamed up on October 14 with a host of resuscitation experts at EMS World Expo to produce a first-of-its-kind: a hands-on High-Performance...

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Texas-CARES receives HeartRescue United States Grant

Texas-CARES has been awarded a 2019-2020 HeartRescue United States supplemental grant of nearly $30,000 to support efforts to expand the registry and to optimize 9-1-1 and EMS care in Texas. HeartRescue United States, funded by Medtronic Corporation, is a consortium...

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Learn Chest-Compression CPR

When a person experiences sudden cardiac arrest, the heart stops beating, often without warning. OHCA can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone. Though the vast majority of patients die, early bystander chest compressions and early Automated External Defibrillation...

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Texas-CARES and CPR LifeLinks Academy

Texas-CARES & CPR LifeLinks Academy November 25: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Texas EMS Conference – Fort Worth Join an expert faculty group at this course and learn: How to join the expanding Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) How CARES can promote improved...

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