Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Free Hands-Only CPR courses (Feb. 2020)

February of 2020 is the 57th year of “American Heart Month” – a month to focus on lowering the number of deaths each year from heart disease.  The original proclamation regarding Heart Month was made by President Lyndon Johnson Dec. 20, 1963, and has carried forward through to Pres. Trump. Newnan CPR committed in 2013 …

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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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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 …

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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, non-certification, are Feb. 20th through Feb 25th. …

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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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Free Hands-Only CPR Training in Feb.

It’s February, which is American Heart Month – a month set aside to focus on the #1 killer of Americans – yes, more people in the U.S. die from Cardiovascular disease (both men and women) than from any other health problem or disease. The first American Heart Month was Feb. 1964, so this is 53rd …

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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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Uncle Si from Duck Dynasty

Halloween CPR 2014 (yes, Fri. Oct. 31)

Halloween CPR It’s time for Halloween CPR, a time to have some fun – and still learn the life-saving skills of CPR, and in this case, American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course.  An official, authorized, 2-year certification course, accepted at every hospital/clinic/nursing/medical/dental school in GA.   Newnan CPR usually has a BLS for …

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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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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.  Yes, …

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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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