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...]
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...]
Richmond Father Saved By His CPR Trained Children
From time to time, we highlight stories in which CPR has saved a life. While not everyone that receives CPR gets a second chance, we believe it’s important to focus on these positive, life-saving … [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...]
BLS for Healthcare Providers
Basic life support (BLS) is the medical care given to those with life-threatening injuries until the victim arrives at a hospital where full medical care can be provided. Cardiac arrest or inability … [Read more...]
AEDs in Schools
We lose about 7,000 young people to sudden cardiac arrest every year. School officials are helping to combat these tragic losses with automated external defibrillators, also known as AEDs. Automated … [Read more...]