These are trying times, as our country attempts to “flatten the curve” of new cases of COVID-19 (CoronaVirus).   We want to do our part, but still teach classes that our customers need.   Teaching of emergency response classes have always been …

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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 …

During CPR, Interruptions to Chest Compressions Decrease Survival Rates Read more »

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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 …

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DEATH IN THE AIR: 16 yr old teen in wheelchair suffers cardiac arrest and dies during Delta flight shortly after takeoff  New York Daily News reports a 16-year-old boy who uses a wheelchair died half an hour into his first …

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This is a great true story of a life-saver.   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 …

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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 …

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For Healthcare Providers – this is a little technical. Want to improve survival rates, for in-hospital CA or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? High Quality Compressions is the key.  Here’s a great into video to “High Quality CPR”, a new emphasis from …

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Teaching quality First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne pathogen courses for your workplace, family, church, medical clinic, or fitness center. AHA, ARC, NSC certified. Most clients are businesses – we come to you and teach your crew or workforce. We do …

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High-quality CPR (the type that saves lives) starts with proper hand position on the chest.  Here’s a graphic that shows proper hand placement. On most fit/thin/healthy body weight people – halfway between the nipples works great.  On all people, bring …

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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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