The winning community will receive a PulsePoint Respond implementation and coverage of first year's costs
By EMS1 Staff
NEW ORLEANS — PulsePoint Foundation teamed up with the Citizen CPR Foundation for a grant competition at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update Conference.
PulsePoint reported that the community that proves they are most committed to improving care and follows the mission of the Citizen CPR Foundation will win a complete PulsePoint Respond implementation and coverage of first year’s costs, valued at $20,000.
The PulsePoint app alerts CPR-trained people of cardiac arrests nearby so they can administer treatment, and also informs responders of nearby AEDs. The app is used by over 2,200 communities across the country.
Communities wishing to enter can submit an application here. Three finalists will be chosen before the ECCU Conference and will have the opportunity to present their entries.
Judges will score the submissions based on the criteria below:
Applications are due Sept. 1.
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