Most people are familiar with CPR and First Aid certification programs. These are basic, foundational certifications that are required - or strongly recommended - for a wide range of professionals, … [Read more...]
How to Tell if Someone Needs CPR
You’re driving down the road and come upon an accident. You’re walking down a path in the park and find someone lying face down in the grass. Someone suddenly keels over and is unresponsive. How do … [Read more...]
What Age Should Children Learn CPR?
According to the American Heart Association, children as young as nine-years-old can learn and retain CPR training. Though many children at that age do not yet have the strength to perform an adequate … [Read more...]
Who Should Be CPR Certified?
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 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...]
Problems with CPR
Over the last two hundred years, modern medicine has made fantastic advances in cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques, but several issues persist that are worth discussing. The most jarring problem … [Read more...]
A Virginia Teen Saves His Friend’s Life Using CPR
On July 14, 2016, a seemingly healthy teenage boy named Steve Smith suddenly collapsed on a baseball field in Manassas, Virginia. The team immediately called 9-1-1. Fortunately, a fellow teammate … [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...]