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 Is the Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification?
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...]
Is It True that Ribs Can Break During CPR?
Becoming certified in CPR is one thing; applying what you've learned is another. Every day we read headlines celebrating how bystander CPR saved another life - and it's difficult not to wonder, "Will … [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...]
What You Need To Know About CPR And Pool Safety
Summer season is the fun season, but for those of us who spend our lives training others in First Aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), this is the season to remain Alert. Unlike other … [Read more...]
Is My Business Required to Provide Formal CPR Training?
If you run a business, there's a chance your employees are required to be CPR certified in order to maintain your license, their licenses and legal compliance. Examples include law enforcement, day … [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...]
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...]