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Adding ASHI CPR and First Aid courses

Adding ASHI CPR and First Aid courses

As a result of the AHA Heartsaver certification card price increase effective Oct. 3, 2017, we have decided to offer ASHI CPR and First Aid courses to our community. both public courses and onsite, (custom-requested) courses.   American Safety and Health Institute has been teaching emergency response courses for 21 years,

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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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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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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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Free Atlanta-area CPR Training

The month of February, for the last 10 years, has been designated by our President as “American Heart Month”. We’re sure it will happen this year, also, as cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans.  More men (and women) die per year from heart disease/stroke/cardiac arrest than from all forms of cancer.

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CPR Class (Newnan) AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers – Dec. 13, 2013

Class-AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers

Location: Univ. of West GA (Newnan Center)

Address: 7 Solar Circle Newnan, GA 30263 (that’s in Shenandoah Industrial Park – 1 mile north of Bullsboro on Amlajack)

Date: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Time: 9:00 am –

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AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Class (Newnan, GA) 10/18/20113

Class-AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers

Location:  Univ. of West GA (Newnan Center)

Address:  7 Solar Circle    Newnan, GA 30263  (that’s in Shenandoah Industrial Park – 1 mile north of Bullsboro on Amlajack)

Date:  Friday,  Oct. 18, 2013
Time:  9:00 am –

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Life-Saving story from GA, 9-year old tells Mom how to do CPR

This is a great true story of a life-saver.   9-yearold boy

A 9-yr old GA boy tells his Mom how to perform CPR, which she does on baby, to save baby’s life.


How did the 9-year old know?

He memorized an illustrated poster on wall at Elem.

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Fayetteville GA AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers – Sept. 6, 2013

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers  AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR

Location:  IHOp in Fayetteville

Address:   705 N Jeff Davis Dr, Fayetteville, GA 30214

Date:  Friday,  Sept. 6, 2013

Time:  9:00 am – 12:30 pm    (CPR & AED class to follow at 1:00 pm)
Total Spaces: 10

This AHA CPR course is designed for healthcare providers (RNs,

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Bystander CPR Explained

What is bystander CPR?
(1) Non-medical personnel performing chest compressions (or full CPR) on a cardiac arrest victim, prior to the arrival of EMT/paramedics/nurses.
(2) Performed in less than 30% of cardiac arrest events
(3) The key to a city/community/state getting their CA survival rates above 10%
(4) Can be learned in approximately 30 minutes
(5) All of the above.  

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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR interests a lot of people for two big reasons:


(1) Because medical studies have shown it is more effective (survival to hospital discharge) for witnessed collapse of teens and adults (from apparent cardiac arrest) than traditional compressions and breaths.

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New 2010 ECC CPR Guidelines (no more “ABC’s of Survival”)

CPR is as easy as C-A-B

Did you learn CPR in the 90’s or 2000’s? 
Do you remember “Airway, Breathing, Circulation”?  Also called “The ABC’s of Survival”? 

Do you recall being taught that step 1 is “Look, Listen & Feel for breathing”?

Do you know that resuscitation experts since 2010 have changed all of that,

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