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 …

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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 …

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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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More FREE AED Training, at least to the extent read-only with pictures and no hands-on-the-AED provides AED training. This AED is a Defibtech Lifeline View. Can you see spot the On/Off button and shock button? The display (and pads) will …

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It’s estimated that more than 95 percent of cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital (from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest). A victim’s chances of survival are reduced by 7 to 10 percent with every minute that passes without CPR and …

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Right here – Free AED Training. The picture to the right is from a Heartstart OnSite AED unit.   Here’s the free AED training:  See the green Power button?  (1) Turn it on. Can you see where the pads are …

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The cardiac chain of survival, is a common term in emergency medicine, safety, and health education circles – a term that is comprised of the steps that will determine if someone will survive a cardiac arrest, also the steps to …

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AEDs are Automated External Defibrillators – portable devices available for less than $2,000 that could save the life of an employee, customer, or visitor. In my opinion, any business that has over 30 employees, or gets more than 100 visitors/customers …

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Does Cardiac Arrest happen only to folks in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s?   Can young, seemingly healthy young people, even under 20, die from sudden cardiac arrest?  Are Cardiac Arrest victims all overweight, with clogged arteries and high blood pressure? …

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