Posted on 12/17/2015

The Citizen CPR Foundation and the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation conducted a public service announcement “Video Minute” Contest as part of the 2015 Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update, held December 8-11 in San Diego. The organizations recognized the best videos aimed at increasing awareness about sudden cardiac arrest, the importance of citizen CPR and automated external defibrillators (AEDs), and /or recognition of a heart attack.

Videos were reviewed, scored, and ranked using a set of evaluation criteria addressing creativity/ originality, participant engagement, awareness potential, and consistency with current emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. The judges included three representatives of each organization. The following top-ranked entries were played for 2015 ECCU attendees during plenary sessions:

The winners were announced during on Friday, December 11. The first runner up was One Person, One Decision. The first place winner was How to Perform CPR the Michigan Way, represented by Robert Neumar, MD. Neumar won an automated external defibrillator presented by Paula Lank of Physio-Control.

To view the ECCU 2015 playlist, click here.