• Vanderbilt University

    New simulation app enhances resuscitation skills training

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s resuscitation program is taking advantage of software technology to help teach lifesaving skills to health care providers who work in critical care. Read More

    Mar 12, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt family shows CPR street smarts

    Mark Schoenfield, chair of Vanderbilt’s English department, and his family were a little behind schedule a few weeks ago as they prepared to drive to the airport. The slight delay may have saved Pastor Rob Taylor’s life. Read More

    Jul 12, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU family shows CPR street smarts

    Mark Schoenfield, Ph.D., chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of English, and his family were a little behind schedule a few weeks ago as they prepared to drive from their home in Hillsboro Village to the airport. Read More

    Jul 11, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Classes help hone parents’ resuscitation skills, confidence

    It’s a skill few parents ever think they’ll have to use, but it can be an invaluable, life-saving tool — cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mostly commonly known as CPR. Read More

    Feb 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    A student’s mission to teach others to save lives becomes reality

    If someone stopped breathing, would you know how to save them? A Vanderbilt senior almost died as a little girl—and was saved by her quick-thinking dad and CPR. As VUCast’s Amy Wolf shows us, that second chance at life propelled Kristen Cattoi into a mission that’s surpassing her wildest dreams. Read More

    Jan 17, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Four Stories to Inspire!

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Dec 16, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Student’s life saved by CPR, wants to share skill with Vanderbilt community

    Beginning Aug. 28, Kristen Cattoi and fellow members of the Vanderbilt Emergency Medical Society will teach a free CPR/AED/Heimlich certification class each week at the Ingram Commons in cooperation with the Vanderbilt Resuscitation Program. Read More

    Aug 24, 2011