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How Much Do You Know About CPR and Defibrillators?

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in adults in the United States. Knowing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) may help you save the life of someone who goes into cardiac arrest. Learn more about CPR by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Heart Association (AHA).

1. When was CPR first developed?
2. How does CPR help when a person goes into cardiac arrest?
3. What's the first thing a person should do before beginning CPR?
4. After calling 911, what is the next step in CPR?
5. The faster that CPR begins, the better the chances of a victim's recovery. What is the critical time for CPR to begin?
6. How does an automatic external defibrillator (AED) help a person who is in cardiac arrest?
7. Who can use an AED?
8. When should you stop doing CPR on a victim?

This modern facility contains 40 treatment rooms equipped with state of the art technology as well as a few luxuries to remind patients of home. Highlights of the Emergency Department include:

  • Primary Stroke Center Designation

  • Pediatric Emergency Department

  • Critical Care Treatment Rooms

  • Family Quiet Room

Emergency Department Expansion

In May 2011, Broward Health Coral Springs took another leap forward in serving their community. After patiently waiting over a year, local residents may now enter the doors of a truly modern and renovated Emergency Department.

The expansion increased the number of patient beds from 23 to 40 (26 adult beds, 8 pediatric and 6 “fast track” beds). The remodeling also included an upgrade to the most state-of-the-art, life-saving medical equipment available. In addition, exam rooms have been designed with a patient’s comfort and privacy in mind.  All rooms are private, each with their own telephone and television. The expansion at Broward Health Coral Springs includes "fast track" beds designed specifically to treat patients with low-risk emergencies. This will help decrease the amount of time they spend in the Emergency Department.

Our Pediatric Emergency Department


Voted “Best Pediatric ER in Broward County” by the readers of South Florida Parenting, you can rest assured that we are prepared for your child’s emergencies.  Our new ER provides a specialized setting for children and their families, a place to relax in an otherwise stressful place. With 8 designated exam rooms, ER for Kids is staffed with pediatricians and pediatric nurses 24 hours a day. 

Upon arrival, children are quickly assessed and sent to the pediatric area.  A full complement of medical and surgical consultative services is available, and our staff communicates with your pediatrician to coordinate follow-up care.

About Our Staff

The Broward Health Coral Springs Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, and a team of multidisciplinary specialists. They are prepared to care for emergencies 24 hours a day.

In both 2010 and 2011, Broward Health Coral Springs proudly received the South Florida Kids Crown Award for the “Best Pediatric ER in Broward County". The recognition was based on votes from readers of South Florida Parenting magazine who vote for family-friendly places that offer the best activities, products, and services in South Florida.

Emergency Department Process

There's no such thing as a calm visit to the Emergency Department. However, we believe that keeping patients informed and aware is the best way to reduce their stress. If you or someone you know would like to learn more about the Emergency Department at Broward Health Coral Springs, or if you have questions regarding visitor and patient information, please see our page on the Emergency Department Process.