A lot is going on at SLICC. These media releases and news summaries cover some of it.
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May, 2017: SLICC releases 2017-2018 Class Video Suite - available online @ slicc.org (Class Video)
Apl, 2017: SLICC presents at AHA QCOR: What percentage of homes have two adults who can perform CPF on other.
Apl, 2017: SLICC delivers replacement AED batteries for those who purchased AEDs in 2013
Apl, 2017: GIMCI published SLICC's article on the results of measuring CPR skills of EMS personnel.
Feb, 2017: SLICC concludes AED Group Purcase for 2016
Feb, 2017: The Skidaway Island Medical First Responders' Medical Director approves use of Heel Compressions when manual compression doen't yield two-inch depth.
Oct, 2016: Dr. Perez and Bob Trenkamp promoted 2016 AED Group Purchase on WSAV's "The Bridge"
May, 2016: We had lunch with Stan Wisniewski (and his wife and daughter). He died 61 years ago. Stan is the longest-surviving SCA victim I know of.
Apl, 2016: SLICC delivers replacement AED batteries for those who purchased AEDs in 2012
Dec, 2015: SLICC is looking for manufacturer for Clicker snd CPR ForceMeter.
Dec, 2015: SLICC's presentation well received. Clicker a hit.
Dec, 2015: SLICC will be presenting at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update in San Diego on
December 9th & 10th: How CPR is Broken and what we need to do to fix it!
Nov, 2015: SLICC got mentioned at the AHA Resusciation Science Symposium in Orlando! Well received!
Nov, 2015: The Abstract of the AEJM article on Heel Compression is available online.
OCT, 2015: A visitor to the SCA-Aware web site reported that he read the New Scientist Interview and
when he was at a meeting where an elderly man arrested and another participant tried to perform manual
CPR but couldn't last past 90 seconds, he tried what he read in the New Scientist interview - Heel
Compressions. The victim reached ROSC (Return of spontaneous circulation) before the ambulance arrived!
OCT, 2015: A Medical First Responder organization became the first to adopt Heel Compression for situations where the responder was unable to achieve GC3s manually.
OCT, 2015: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine October print issue published SLICC's Heel Compression paper in the print edition.
SEP, 2015: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine October print issue published SLICC's Heel Compression paper online.
AUG, 2015: Interview with Bob Trenkamp was published in New Scientist. (August 8th issue.)
JUL, 2015: Highly-respected American Journal of Emergency Medicine published draft online of SLICC's research on Heel Chest Compressions
JUN, 2015: SLICC was notified that it's research on Heel Chest Compressions was accepted for publication in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.
MAY, 2015: SLICC will be presenting at the ECCU conference in December.
APL, 2015: SLICC was invited to propose a presentation and a pre-conference workshop at EMS Today in February.
MAR, 2015: Happy Eighth Birthday, SLICC.
FEB, 2015: SLICC succcessfully tests a device that, when placed between the rescuer's hands and a victim's chest will provide
audible and tactile feedback when removing almost all the force at the top of the "full recoil" stroke.
JAN, 2015: SLICC developed an improved version of its Force Meter. This new device permits the measurement of the force a person can apply to a victim's chest,
and thus the percentage of the adult population that the test subject can perform guideline-compliant chest compressions upon.
It also permits the measurement of wether the test subject is leaning, i.e., leaving too much force on the victim's chest at the top of the "full recoil" stroke.
Finally, it measures the compression rate for every compression.
DEC, 2014: SLICC trained the volunteers at the Mighty 8th Museum.
NOV, 2014: SLICC presented results of leaning study at the AHA Resusscitation Science Symposium.
OCT, 2014: SLICC volunteer named Purpose Prize Fellow.
SEP, 2014: AHA selects SLICC's leaning research for presentation at the 2014 Resuscitation Science Symposium.
AUG, 2014: SLICC submits abstract of its leaning study results to the AHA.
MAR, 2014: SLICC Begins studying 'leaning' - the pressence of excessive sternal force at the top of the recoil during chest compressions.
JAN, 2014: SLICC participates in Health Fair, signs up more than twenty for CPR / Stroke / AED classes.
Jan, 2013: Savannah wins 1,000 AHA kits to train 6,000 citizens in Cites of Service grant. SLICC participated in
Mayor Jackson's preparation of the grant application and will serve as program manager for the city.
Dec, 2012: SLICC partners with Savannah Mayor's Office on project. Details to follow in January.
Nov, 2012: SLICC Presents Pedal CPR at Resuscitation Science Symposium. Well Received.
Oct, 2012: AHA approves SLICC's abstract re: pedal CPR; SLICC to present at AHA's Resuscitation Science Symposium.
Sep, 2012: SLICC receives Home Town Hero award
from WTOC, Savannah. (Large file - expect 15-60 seconds delay, depending upon your download speed.)
Aug, 2012: SLICC begins formal research on "Heel CPR"
Jul, 2012: SLICC decides to recommend the AHA Be the Beat CPR in the schools program, so long as it is
offered without charge. SLICC will still ofer its CPR in the Schools product for local schools who do not
have internet access. (The AHA program is delivered over the Internet.)
Jun, 2012: SLICC challenges groups to use its automated train-the-trainer resource to begin teaching
CPR - AED - Heimlich - Stroke Recognition within organizations in which they participate.
May, 2012: SLICC places personal AED's in 27 ressidences, helps start two PAD's.
Mar, 2012: SLICC negotiates group purchase arrangement for personal home / travel AED.
Nov thru March: (Corrupted files - on list to reconstruct.)
Oct, 2011: SLICC rolls out automated "Train the Course Facilitator" web site for testing.
Sep, 2011: SLICC trains grades 9-12 at Benedictine Military School.
Aug, 2011: SLICC trains Veritas Academy faculty in facilitating SLICC's Bystander CPR Class.
Aug, 2011: SLICC trains Effingham County Public School faculty in facilitating SLICC's Bystander CPR Class.
Aug, 2011: SLICC partners with Citizen CPR, Inc of Lakeland, Florida.
May, 2011: SLICC holds classes at Ebeneezer Middle School, Effingham COunty, Georgia.
Apl, 2011: SLICC annual report published for year ending 3/31/11/
Mar, 2011: SLICC chosen for Pilot Program at Aliso Viejos Country Club.
Feb, 2011: SLICC Article in Shaping Savannah - Taking the mystery out of CPR.
Jan, 2011: Pepsi acknowledges problems with policing rules, and outlines steps being taken.
Jan, 2011: SLICC selected for grades 7 through 12 trainining in Savannah-Chatham County
Public School System.
Dec, 2010: SLICC driving for $50,000 Pepsi grant; makes it into top 100.
Nov, 2010: SLICC completes CPR training for 202 members of LWGA. With 265 members now
trained, LWGA now has more trained members than any other amateur women's galf association.
Oct, 2010: SLICC driving for $250,000 Pepsi grant.