Quarterly meeting of the Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Learning Community for Washtenaw and Livingston Counties

December 01, 2020

Featured speakers:

Dr. Gardner Yost
resident physician in thoracic surgery
Michigan Medicine

Greg Merritt
OHCA survivor & founder of Patient is Partner

SaveMiHeart Telecommunicator CPR free online course

February 28, 2020

SaveMiHeart, a nonprofit initiative in Michigan to help improve survival from out of hospital cardiac arrest, is offering a free on line course for telecommunicator management of 911 cardiac arrest calls.  The self-paced, one hour course is accessible 24/7 and approved in Michigan for one course hour by the State 911 Committee_ Training Course ID#: SAV 202001A.

SaveMiHeart invites you and your staff to log in and complete this course.  The course is accessible to any interested person.  Michigan 911 dispatchers are eligible to receive reimbursement for a Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR course after completing the course and passing the quiz. 

Improving the provision of T-CPR to 911 callers in Michigan

November 20, 2019

9:00am -12:30pm


Detroit Public Safety Headquarters
Mackinac Room

1301 3rd Ave. 

Detroit, MI 48226

Registration is free

Improving the provision of T-CPR to 911 callers in Michigan

September 23, 2019


Life EMS Conference Center

1279 Cedar St NE 

Grand Rapids, MI 49503  

Registration is free

Improving the Provision of Dispatch CPR to 911 Callers in Michigan

June 03, 2019

Participants will learn how to:

Recognize cardiac arrest quickly

Learn the importance of the role of they have in saving lives

Overcome bystander obstacles​

Class is sponsored by SaveMIHeart

For questions, please contact:

Cherie Bartram


May 01, 2019

If the person next to you right now was choking or suffered a cardiac arrest would you know what to do? 9-1-1 is a good start, but what you do before they arrive will impact whether that person lives or dies.  Did you know…

  • The leading cause of deaths in children under 14 is choking?

  • The human heart and brain start to die in 4-6 minutes without oxygen?

  • The average response time for EMS is 8-10 minutes?



Date                                  Time
Saturday, June 15th          9am-1pm

Saturday, June 29th           9am-1pm

Saturday, July 13th            9am-1pm

Saturday, July 27th            9am-1pm

Saturday, August 10th       9am-1pm

Saturday, August 24th       9am-1pm

Now is the time to become certified in Heartsaver AED CPR!

Location: Medright, Inc. 850 Stephenson Highway, Suite 510, Troy, MI 48083

Who is eligible to attend: Anyone over the age of 12

Cost: Participants pay only $10 for this Heartsaver AED CPR Course. Our generous sponsors helped to reduce the cost from $65!

Locate the day and time of the class you wish to attend, register, pay the fee receive a confirmation

Save a Heart -Join OHCA Learning Community

May 03, 2019

The Learning Health System (LHS) for OHCA Learning Community invites anyone involved with the OHCA chain of survival in Livingston and Washtenaw counties, including survivors, community members, and first responders, to join meetings.

Community Meeting

Friday, May 3, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Morris Lawrence Building
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105



2019 MCA Golf Outing

November 20, 2019

Detroit Public Safety Headquarters

1301 3rd Ave. 

Detroit, MI 48226


Wolverine Pathways - CPR Saturday Outreach

March 02, 2019

Debra Yake RN taught CPR and provided AHA BLS certification to 93 high school students

The Program is called: Wolverine Pathways

2019 AHA Go Red for Woman Event

March 01, 2019

Karen Grams, cardiac arrest survivor and SaveMiHeart member, attended the 2019 AHA Go Red for Woman event in Midland Michigan. 


American Heart Association


Go Red for Women®

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.

American Heart Association Heart Ball

October 19, 2018

Ann Arbor-Jackson Heart Ball

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