John Mouw's Biography

John Mouw,
American Heart Association Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Regional Faculty Volunteer and CPR Instructor

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John Mouw is a registered technician with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. He is the Specialty Practice Supervisor for Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF), and in 2001 he simplified defibrillator training to one standardized defibrillator system while saving BHSF $1.3 million dollars. To assure consistency in standardization of resuscitation throughout Baptist Health, he developed the BHSF System-Wide CPR Committee which he chaired from 2005 to 2008 and is still an active member. As part of this committee, he developed the “Mock Code Reviewer” model that all BHSF entities follow to assure best practices in resuscitation.


He served in Florida as the American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) Basic Life Support (BLS) National Faculty from 2002 to 2006 and as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) National Faculty from 2009 to 2011. Today, he volunteers for the American Heart Association as BLS, ACLS and PALS Regional Faculty. He also chairs the Quality Assurance committee of the American Heart Association ECC Committee for Florida. He served on the Advisory Board for the Miami-Dade Public Access to Defibrillation Program and on the American Heart Association Florida Department of Health steering committee for the Florida Cardiovascular Health Council. He was an active member of the American Heart Association Program Administrative Committee “PROAD” from 2003 to 2006. He was one of over 260 worksheet authors for the 2005 American Heart Association, International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Science Guidelines. He developed the current model for American Heart Association Training Center course review and quality control, and chaired the Southern Taskforce for the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee of the association from 1998 to 2003. He has been a CPR instructor for the American Heart Association and American Red Cross since 1985, and National Safety Council since 1997.