Boston Marathon Hands Only CPR Instructional Video

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 at than you’d expect, but the long race puts[…]

Finding a CPR Class Online

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 Association is easy to use, and, for those in urban areas, provides lots of options on[…]

Where to Get CPR Certification: The American Red Cross

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 cover cardiopulmonary[…]