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Online CPR and First Aid for the Caregiver!

The internet gave rise to many great things – electronic messaging, paperless media, online-based companies, and widespread awareness. The biggest benefit of the internet is that it allows people to educate themselves and keep up with the times in the … Continue reading

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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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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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5 Ways To Better Yourself

Below is a list of five different things you can do to better yourself. These are usually tasks. More often than not, it is about establishing a good pattern. Clean Up Your Mess Take care of your living environment.  Throw … Continue reading

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Why Choking is So Common With Kids

Children are curious, by nature, and tend to wonder and experiment with everything in their world. Foods and chokable items included. A “chokable item” is any item that is small enough to fit through a toilet paper or paper towel … Continue reading

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Watering Down the Heat

Summer is among us, and while in many parts of the world, this can mean fun and relaxation, it can also mean serious danger. Heat exhaustion,heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and water related accidents are just a few of the not-so-relaxing … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Should Know CPR

If you are going to be around other humans, at any point in your life, knowing CPR can be a very valuable tool. Not to mention, it looks great on job applications, and makes you a more well rounded and … Continue reading

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Improve Your Chances of Getting a Job

With the economy being the way it is, people are having to fight tooth and nail to get even the most low paying jobs. Engineers are working at coffee shops and teachers working as housekeepers, just to make ends meet. … Continue reading

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