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...]
Wilderness CPR: Can Someone Really Be Saved Without 9-1-1?
If there's anything to know about CPR it's that lives can be saved when you know what you're doing - even if a 9-1-1 call isn't available. According to the American Heart Association, CPR saves … [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...]
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...]
10 Tips to Prevent Drowning
Blissful summer weather is finally right around the corner, which means fun family trips to the pool, river, lake, bay, or ocean. While there’s nothing more refreshing than a dip in the water on a hot … [Read more...]
Be Prepared With Emergency Numbers
Did you know each year there are over 173 million 911 calls in the US? Many of these are life threatening and some not, it is important that you are prepared for any emergency that comes your way.Keep … [Read more...]