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The Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the Boston Marathon, produced a “hands only” CPR instructional video.  The Boston Marathon will be held on April 16th, and creating awareness of hands only CPR may save lives of participants and viewers.

Cardiac arrest happens at races more frequently […]

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Finding a CPR Class Online

On February 28, 2012 By

The American Heart Association and the American Red Cross both provide easy to use search tools to help you find a CPR class online in your area.

American Heart Association

The Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) class finder at the American Heart […]

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During the class in which I took my CPR training, the instructor emphasized that, in order to be prepared to use our new skills, we needed to make sure that we each had gloves and a face shield or face guard.  She recommended that we carry a set in a “CPR keychain” so that we […]

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) training and certification courses are offered by commercial, non-profit and municipal organizations.  Of the non-profits that offer training, the American Red Cross CPR and AED certification courses seem the most straightforward and are available in major metropolitan areas across the country.  Classes last 3 hours and […]

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