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AED, or Automated External Defibrillator

Last Week of Free CPR Courses

Last Week of Free CPR Courses 

We’ve been teaching “Free CPR for the Community” courses the last 2 1/2 weeks of Feb., (9 so far) all over south Atlanta areas.  There’s just 1 more week left, and 8 more courses.   The last week of February Free CPR courses,

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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers – Feb. courses

BLS For Healthcare Providers – Feb.

Here’s our February 2017 list of our most popular course – AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.  Only $50 for now.   This is required for all EMT’s, paramedics, nurses, doctors, and students in those healthcare disciplines.  Anyone, however, can attend these courses and learn the life-saving skills.

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Win a Free Zoll AED Plus – for American Heart Month

Win a Free Zoll  AED Plus

Free Zoll AED Plus

A giveaway from Zoll  –  Register by March 6th.

 

Zoll is having a drawing for a Free Zoll  AED Plus, they will draw and giveaway the nicest (non-Pro) AED on the market, on March 7.  Register by Mar.

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February Free CPR Courses – All South Atlanta areas

February Free CPR courses

To celebrate American Heart Month (that’s the entire month of February,   http://bit.ly/2knQZTQ ),  Newnan CPR is again offering February Free CPR courses, non-certification, to our communities.   In 15 locations, Newnan CPR teaches February Free CPR courses dates/times during the month.   We’ll teach the American Heart Association Family &

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American Heart Month is Also Free CPR month (February)

American Heart Month

This February will mark the 54th year of “American Heart Month”, which began as a joint resolution of Congress in 1963  It was accompanied by a declaration from Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Newnan CPR provides Free CPR during American Heart MonthThe goal of American Heart Month is to take time to look at heart health,

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2017 BLS for Healthcare CPR classes (Jan.)

2017 Course Schedule Released

It’s now officially 2017, so we urge you to follow through on your New Years’ resolution to Learn CPR !  Whether or not having CPR skills is required by your employer – you need to learn CPR.   It might be you in a position to save a loved one suffering a cardiac arrest.  

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Halloween CPR 2016

Halloween CPR

Both in 2014 and in 2015, Halloween CPR was a big hit.  The students loved it, the instructors loved it – there was a prize given for the “best costume” (voted on by the students).  Of course, everyone got a BLS for Healthcare Providers certification card before they left class.  

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February is American Heart Month! (Free CPR month, too)

If you can remember back to Dec. 1963 (I think I was crawling then) – Pres. Lyndon Johnson named February 1964 as the first “American Heart Month” in the U.S.   A month to look at the #1 killer of men in the U.S. at that time – cardiovascular disease.   Pres.

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Training Friday 11/14/2014 in Villa Rica

You can get almost any type of course, same day, in Villa Rica (Nov. 14, 2014)

Most people probably expect Newnan CPR to teach some CPR, BLS for Healthcare, or even First Aid classes in Newnan, GA.  Maybe also in Jonesboro,  Fayetteville,  or Atlanta.  But, we also teach in Villa Rica. 

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Police Officers Saving Lives With AEDs

Joan Rivers’ death from cardiac arrest has raised some awareness over both medical procedures, and how we treat cardiac failure in this country.  Over 400,000 people die per year in the U.S. from cardiac arrest.  and half of them die needlessly!   The cardiac arrest survival rate hands around 8 1/2% in the U.S, 

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Newnan CPR Training – “Cafeteria Style”

5 classes in one day, at one location  (Sat.  July 12, 2014)

Let’s say you need some type of training, like First Aid or CPR, or Healthcare Provider CPR – but the class you need isn’t the class offered?  At least on Sat. July 12, we’ve got a solution for that.

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Free Hands-Only CPR (July 4) Newnan area at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Yes, you can really learn life-saving skills before or after your BBQ dinner!  Try it out, at Dickey’s BBQ Pit, Thomas Crossroads, on July 4, 2014, from 11 am – 2 pm.   Whether or not you dine at Dickey’s – you get a free ice cream cone for learning something that might help a family member.

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Kindergarten child suffers heart failure – how did it end?

It is so scary to think of a 5-year old having cardiac arrest or heart failure.  What happened last week when the boy had heart failure at school?   childs' life is spared by the life-saving skill of CPR

I don’t want to shock anyone, but there’s usually only 2 outcomes, please pick one:

1)  School officials call 911, 

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During CPR, Interruptions to Chest Compressions Decrease Survival Rates

This may lose a few non-technical people, with terms like “coronary perfusion pressure”, but bear with me.  This excellent video drives at the heart of what CPR is, why it’s so important to saving the life of a cardiac arrest victim, and why over the past 8 years chest compressions have increased in importance. 

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