According to the American Heart Association, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of the hospital each year. In these situations, if performed immediately, CPR can double or triple the … [Read more...]
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Maintenance Checklist
So, you have invested in an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for your school or business. Now what? Your AED equipment is just like any other electronic, digital, or mechanical equipment on … [Read more...]
BCLS vs. ACLS: What’s the Difference?
CPR and first aid training are mandatory for many employees, but healthcare workers are often required to go beyond the basics. Additional courses and training that saves lives include the Advanced … [Read more...]
The Response Institute COVID 19 – Training Memo
Updated October 16, 2020 COVID 19 – TRAINING MEMO FOR ALL CPR CONSULTANT COURSES Please take every necessary step to ensure the opportunity for spread is kept to a minimum. Prior to class: All … [Read more...]
How Long Does BLS Certification Last?
The Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required by employers for many healthcare and medical-oriented professions. This specifically includes: Physicians Nurses EMT Dentists & … [Read more...]
How To Find CPR Classes In North Carolina
Certified CPR & First Aid instructors offer high-quality CPR classes and certification programs in North Carolina. Not only are there a variety of options within the Raleigh-area, most CPR … [Read more...]
What is a PPE and Why Are They Important?
If you’re in the medical field, work in emergency services, or deal with safety management in any way, chances are you’ve heard the term PPE. What is a PPE? PPE stands for personal protective … [Read more...]
What Should I Do if Someone Has a Heart Attack?
Heart attacks are a very common medical occurrence. This is the reason why we encourage you to become certified in CPR and to know that every second counts when it comes to saving a heart attack … [Read more...]
What is Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) & Who Needs This Certification?
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an American Heart Association (AHA) instructional course for healthcare providers who respond to or treat infant or child-related emergencies. The PALS course … [Read more...]
What to Do If You Hear Gasps When Checking for Breathing
CPR "in real life" feels very different than watching CPR in the training videos. In the videos or classroom demonstrations on good ol' Resuscitation Annie, you know instructors, students and you are … [Read more...]
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