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Published on March 06, 2014

Jerry Farmer & Interventional Cardiology

Jerry Farmer
Patient: Jerry Farmer, Lanham, MD

Location: Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital

Service: Interventional Cardiology

Doctor: Dennis Friedman, MD

This past June, Sandra Roberts and Beatrice Yeawon, patient care technicians at Washington Adventist Hospital, began their morning with a routine walk around Lake Artemesia in College Park. On that particular day, however, their presence had a much greater impact than they could have ever imagined.

They turned a corner to find a jogger collapsed on the ground. Another bystander was already calling 9-1-1.

“I immediately ran over to check on the man,” Roberts says. “After finding he had no pulse, I started doing CPR.” Roberts and Yeawon took turns administering chest compressions until an ambulance arrived to take the man to the Emergency Department (ED) at Washington Adventist Hospital.

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