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Code 1 Emergency Care Conference
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Emergency responders are learning more about what it takes to save a life this week.
At Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, the Code 1 Emergency Care Conference includes lectures from emergency responders from around the country. It also includes seminars on treating chest trauma and the latest technology in the medical field.
Organizers for Code 1 say it's important for emergency responders to remain up to date.
Iowa has the 25th highest death rate in the country from heart disease. It is also the number one killer of both men and women in Iowa.