Defibrillators

Defibrillators attempt to restore a stopped heart or heart in fibrillation by delivering an electrical current, see also AED

Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month – Feb 2019

This February is the 56th year of “American Heart Month”.  In February, we concentrate efforts on the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.   This started with President Lyndon Johnson Dec. 20, 1963, and has carried forward each year since. Newnan CPR proclaimed in 2013 we would offer “Free Hands-Only CPR” …

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7 Steps to a Healthy Heart

February 2018 Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month

February 2018 will be the 55th year of “American Heart Month”, a month to focus on the leading cause of the death in The U.S.,   This started back in Dec. 1963, when a joint resolution of Congress requested that all Presidents proclaim Feb. as American Heart Month, which Pres. Johnson did on Dec. 30th, 1963, …

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AHA BLS Provider course

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. Basic Life …

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Win a Free Zoll AED Plus – for American Heart Month

Win a 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. 6th, and you might be the winner.  This is not …

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Newnan CPR February Free CPR courses

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, dates/times during the month.   We’ll teach the American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR course for free (non-certification)  this month …

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Free CPR in February

Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February)

American Heart Month Again we are doing Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February).  2018 marks year 55 of “American Heart Month”, which began as a joint resolution of Congress in 1963.  It was accompanied by a declaration from Pres. Lyndon Johnson, stating the goal  of American Heart Month is to take time to look …

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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. Johnson recognized even then the …

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Unconscous Lady saved on flight using “Video CPR”

Experts believe chest-compressions only are easy enough to learn by most folks in 10 minutes or less.  That’s one of the reasons that  “Hands-Only CPR” has gotten so much support.  That’s also why we try to have “Sidewalk CPR”, just to show folks how to do chest compressions.     Here’s where a man helped save …

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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?    I don’t want to shock anyone, but there’s usually only 2 outcomes, please pick one: 1)  School officials call 911,  EMS shows up in 5-8 minutes and …

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American Heart Month is the 4 weeks of February

American Heart Month

Since it’s now February, it is American Heart Month.  I haven’t seen a “Presidential Proclamation” of such, but the American Heart Association is proceeding – urging all Americans to focus some time on the problem of cardiovascular disease in this country.  Did you know that, although deaths from heart disease have dropped over 35% in …

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American Heart Month is the 4 weeks of February

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. So in …

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Cardiac Arrest, Information and Action (Learn CPR, Save a Life)

Cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrest remove thousands of people from our midst yearly, and most of them do not have advanced heart disease.  Everyone that suffers a cardiac arrest requires quick CPR, and quick use of a AED (or defibrillator) to restore a normal heart rhythm.  (That’s one of the main reasons we teach people …

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AED Save for Healthy College Student That Has Cardiac Arrest

Walter Watts has a great “save” story, from a healthy college kid helping a professor grade papers.  The video has a manufacturers slant since Walter has become a spokesman for Zoll since he was shocked back to life.  Zoll does make a great AED, the shocking part of the defibrillator is about the same as …

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AEDs save lives, by Philips (even with a recall)

AEDs save lives.  A person that suffers cardiac arrest really needs chest compressions started within 2 minutes, and ideally, an AED used to shock the heart within 5 minutes.  Each minute that defivrillation is delayed reduces the CA victim’s chance of survival by 7%-10%.      EMS does a great job, but, the fact is they …

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