College of Medicine staff member goes from cardiac arrest patient to CPR advocate

Software engineer Steve Ryan describes experiencing sudden cardiac arrest

By: Emily Mavrakis

An electrical problem

PulsePoint: An important local CPR resource

CPR is crucial. It gives the patient a much better chance of a full recovery or survival, and it’s dependent on what happens before medical help ever arrives.
Elizabeth Warren
A.D.N., R.N., RCIS, UF Health STEMI coordinator

Ryan’s recovery

The Ryan family The Ryan family Photo courtesy of Steve Ryan

Getting the word out