03/10/2016

SCAA Board Member Sharon Bates wins Woman of the Year Award

KEZ Radio in Phoenix, AZ presented the Woman of the Year Award to Sharon Bates. Her winning nomination review stated:

 

SCAA Launches COPE-LINE

1-855-COPE-SCA (1-855-267-3722)

(THE COPE-LINE IS NOT FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES FOR WHICH YOU SHOULD CALL YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER OR 911)                                                   

ACCESS—The SCAA COPE-LINE is now operational. SEE the COPE tab on this SCAA website for more information on how to access the COPE-LINE.

WHO IS IT FOR?—The COPE-LINE is for Survivors of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and ICD Implantees or family members of either group.  It offers an opportunity to speak live with someone who is a survivor of sudden cardiac arrest and/or has been implanted with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, commonly called an ICD or an internal defibrillator.

WHO WILL YOU TALK WITH?—The caller will not receive medical advice, but will be able to talk with a Survivor or Implantee who has experienced a similar situation, is familiar with many of the issues surrounding coping with sudden cardiac arrest or ICD implantation, and has talked with many other people who have arrested or been implanted.

COPE-LINE A KEY ELEMENT IN A NEW LINK IN THE CHAIN OF SURVIVAL—The COPE-LINE has been created to implement another effective link in the Chain of Survival

The Chain of Survival

Call 911—Effective, early, bystander CPR—Rapid defibrillation (AED)—Effective advanced life support—Integrated post resuscitation care—COPING with the consequences.

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Sharing an article from our Michigan Chapter

http://www.clickondetroit.com/health/good-health/survivors-club-shares-lifesaving-lessons


 

#DonateAndSaveLives

Help us in our mission to save lives from sudden cardiac death. To donate you can click on the link below or send a check to:

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
Attn: Richard Brown, Executive Director
6842 Turnberry Isle Ct.
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

DONATE NOW or paste the following URL into your browser (https://squareup.com/store/sudden-cardiac-arrest-association )

Thanks,

Mary Tappe, Chair
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association    


Contact Information

SCAA phone: 941-331-4333
 
The SCAA headquarters address is:
Suite 800
910 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
 
NOTE, it is best to send email and regular mail directly to the intended recipient. 
For invoices, corporate documents, grants and administrative matters:
Phone: 202-441-5982
 
Regular Mail:  
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
Attn: Richard Brown, Executive Director
6842 Turnberry Isle Ct.
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
  
 
Website for fetal Long QT study called fetallqts.com.
 
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