Not being required to have CPR training isn’t an excuse for not learning this important lifesaving skill. There is a growing list of professions in Virginia and North Carolina that require CPR … [Read more...]
What CPR Certifications Do I Need to Become a Nurse in Virginia?
Nurses in Virginia are required to hold current CPR certifications whether they work in home health care, doctor's offices, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Most employers require that nurses hold a … [Read more...]
What Is Corporate CPR Training and Why Is It So Important?
Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in adults over the age of 40. The antidote to that startling statistic is this: sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is reversible in most victims if they … [Read more...]
Here Are the Best CPR Resources for Teachers
Today's teachers and administrators are well-rounded professionals, as their layers of certifications attest. In addition to the standard teaching credentials required for your target student … [Read more...]
7 Things People Think They Know About CPR that Aren’t True
Movies, television, and outrageous false articles on social media have helped create a few very inaccurate perceptions about both CPR and survival rates. In this article, we’ll highlight a few of the … [Read more...]
CPR Training for Youth Leaders
Many youth organizations require CPR and first training for adults serving in leadership positions. Many also offer various programs geared to educating kids about CPR. Being in charge of a group of … [Read more...]
Is It Safe for a Pregnant Mother to Perform CPR?
We’ve already discussed in great detail that it’s perfectly acceptable to administer CPR on a pregnant woman; however, what if the roles are reversed and a pregnant woman needs to give CPR to a … [Read more...]
Is It Safe to Perform CPR on a Pregnant Victim?
Cardiac arrest can strike anyone at any time. Sadly, that includes pregnant women. Going through a pregnancy puts added strain on the body, which can make dealing with certain illnesses more … [Read more...]
Can You Take a CPR Class Online?
The convenience of online education is great, and we currently offer a variety of online courses for first aid and CPR training; however, we’re strong believers in teaching the hands-on components of … [Read more...]
What to Look for When Choosing a CPR Class
Many people are required to take an emergency response class for a variety of reasons. CPR is a very common class needed for professions including medical personnel, lifeguards, school bus drivers … [Read more...]