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St. Joseph’s commitment to help prevent, diagnosis and treat heart disease is evident in our numerous accreditations.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
American College of Cardiology
To receive accreditation as a Chest Pain Center, St. Joseph's underwent a rigorous evaluation by the Society. A visiting team reviews the medical center's ability to assess, diagnose, and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.
St. Joseph's met strict guidelines based upon the following:
Designation as a Cardiac Arrest Center
Arizona Department of Health Services
St. Joseph's’s designation highlights our ability to provide comprehensive, leading-edge care to those experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest.
We had to meet the following criteria:
Hands-only CPR is endorsed by the American Heart Association as the preferred form of resuscitation given by bystanders for use on adults and teens who collapse from sudden cardiac arrest. If you see someone collapse unexpectedly, this is usually the result of cardiac arrest.
Knowing Hands-Only CPR can double or even triple a person’s chance of survival, and doing so is easier than you might think.
Step-by-step instructions for performing Hands-Only CPR:
Click here for more information and a video demonstration.
Did you know?
You have the power to save a life in the palms of your hands …Hands-Only CPR.