October 30, 2020
6 Steps to Save a Life

A medical emergency can happen anytime and anywhere. When a person suffers from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, it can be very distressing. People witnessing the event can panic and not respond. Those who are certified in CPR may respond or may not depend on their confidence in their training. To help gain confidence in knowing […]

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September 17, 2020
Remote Skills Verification

Taking CPR Online is possible through remote skills verification.

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December 13, 2018
Choking Safety with toys and Infants

When you are a new parent, the safety of your child is paramount.  This can make some challenges when looking for the best toys to give your infant for Christmas.  We always fear that our kids will take the wrong toy and end up putting a part of the toy in their mouths too far that […]

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November 28, 2018
States Require CPR training In Schools have Greater Survival Rates

CPR Education taught in High School could lead to higher bystander CPR and cardiac arrest survival rates. This is my final research to be presented in the American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018. They will be displaying the final data about how quick response to a Cardiac arrest will increase survivability.   Research Analysis Researchers […]

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October 3, 2018
October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness

The Month of October, most of us think of tricks and treats.  The most fun part of this time of year is to see who you can scare.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a condition that will scare anyone at any time of the year.  The Month of October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness month, also […]

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September 5, 2018
Can an Aspirin a day Keep the Doctor Away?

They Say an Aspirin a day can keep you, doctor, away.  Ok, we all know that rhyme and I think it was suppose to be for your dentist with Apples.  So does low dose aspirin a day help keep you from having a heart attack or stroke?   According to the American Heart Association, they advise […]

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August 29, 2018
New AHA Standard

The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced that by 2019 all CPR training will require the student to perform CPR with a feedback device.  What does this mean you may ask?  This means when you take a CPR class, and when you have to perform compressions on the manikin, the manikin will have a device […]

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May 16, 2018
How to Operate an AED without Shocking Self

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id="1"][cs_element_row _id="2"][cs_element_column _id="3"][cs_text _order="0"] The Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) is a life-saving device that can help reverse sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).  You may see these AEDs hanging on the wall at the airport, museums, and in a designated building where schools and a large number of people do business. [/cs_text][x_custom_headline level="h2" looks_like="h3" accent="false"]When should […]

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February 14, 2018
What Is New In Acute Stroke Treatment?

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id="1"][cs_element_row _id="2"][cs_element_column _id="3"][cs_text _order="0"] 2018 began with a landmark study led by Gregory Albers, MD, Stanford School of Medicine showing that acute strokes can be treated hours longer after symptoms appear than previously thought. The DEFUSE 3 trial (Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging Evaluation for Understanding Stroke Evaluation) published in The New England Journal of […]

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June 26, 2017
Imagine AED Drones to save the Day

[cs_content][cs_section parallax="false" separator_top_type="none" separator_top_height="50px" separator_top_angle_point="50" separator_bottom_type="none" separator_bottom_height="50px" separator_bottom_angle_point="50" style="margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;"][cs_row inner_container="true" marginless_columns="false" style="margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;"][cs_column fade="false" fade_animation="in" fade_animation_offset="45px" fade_duration="750" type="1/1" style="padding: 0px;"][cs_text]One the biggest questions I get asked when Teaching CPR and First Aid is that when we call for help, where can we find an Automated External Defibrillator AED?  Some locations […]

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