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The Importance of Personal Safety when Providing CPR and First Aid

Personal Safety You should take the following steps to ensure personal safety: Do not enter an environment which may be unsafe or has the potential to become unsafe. You should never take unreasonable chances and risk your own life to … Continue reading

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Good Compressions in CPR

Proper compressions are essential to providing good quality CPR. Often times people have difficulty with proper hand placement and depth. Believe it or not, good compressions are actually less stressful on the body and you can do more of them. … Continue reading

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The Economy is a Good Reason to Get CPR Certified

So you’ve been out there looking for a job or heard of someone who has had a rough time finding employment. This story is not unusual, especially with (hate to use the cliche term) “the economy being the way it … Continue reading

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Save 35% for the Holidays on Any CPR, First Aid or Bloodborne Pathogens Course

Through our promotion, we are currently running a holiday discount (Valid until 12/31/2010) where anyone can save 35% off the purchase price of any course. This represents a significant savings for any and all courses. We offer CPR, First Aid … Continue reading

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High School Hockey Player Saved by CPR

According to officials, 15 year old Tyler Symes heart stopped beating after he was accidentally struck by a hockey puck in his chest. Fortunately, the team’s management staff and a bystander successfully performed CPR to bring the child back to … Continue reading

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2010 CPR Guidelines Released

The new 2010 CPR Guidelines are out. Take a look for yourself: 2010 CPR Guidelines These guidelines really aren’t a substantial change from the past as far as CPR is concerned. Interestingly enough, the American Heart Association has chosen to … Continue reading

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