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Jun 17

New Red Cross First Aid Smartphone App–Great for Coaches

The American Red Cross has come out with a free First Aid iPhone app.  This new app features:

• Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios.
• Fully integrated with 9-1-1 so you can call EMS from the app at any time.
• Safety tips for everything, from severe winter weather to hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes help you prepare for emergencies.
• Preloaded content means you have instant access to all safety information at anytime, even without reception or an Internet connection.

Loaded with animation and video, this app is easy to use for coaches responding to injuries during practices or games.  This app should be integrated into any coach’s emergency action plan.  Check it out online here.

2 comments

  1. Neil

    That’s great. This is the best way of giving tutorial for any emergency situation, as most of the people always keep their phones with them, so this feature can help them anywhere in any condition and works as a first aid kit at that moment.

  2. Jodi Murphy

    What a great tool! Every coach needs to know the basics of first aid, but sometimes in a panic you might completely blank. A coach is responsible for the safety and well being of their players, so this is definitely worth the download!

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