Free Hands-Only CPR Training for National CPR/AED Awareness Week

First Aid & CPR, LLC is offering free, adult, non-certification hands-only CPR training during National CPR/AED Awareness week, on Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3, 2018. First Aid & CPR is based in New Jersey, and offers CPR and first aid instruction across the country. Their trainers come to your office, home, or other location to classes[…]

Muskogee County CPR Training Information and Sign Up

CPR and AED training is offered by the Muskogee County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) to the general public and professional rescuers. Muskogee County CPR training courses follow American Heart Association (AHA) training guidelines.  Many of these courses include both skills practice and written testing.  All classes are offered on Monday, twice a month. Muskogee County EMS offers[…]

“Be 911” Free CPR Training in NYC

The Fire Department of NYC offers free “Be 911” CPR training throughout the year.  The 30 minute training class in hands-only CPR is taught by Certified FDNY Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. The course offers basic instruction on performing compressions-only CPR, using a automated external defibrillator (AED), and <!–more–>take-home video instruction for ongoing practice.  Students unfortunately cannot[…]

What is Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI)?

Many healthcare providers are asking what the new Resuscitation Quality Improvement, or RQI, is and how it will help them maintain and improve their teams’ CPR skills. Studies conducted by the American Heart Association found that CPR proficiency is best maintained through brief, regular, so-called “low-dose, high-frequency” practice. Of course, most service providers don’t perform CPR as part[…]

CPR Training Required for Graduation

The state of Texas recently passed a law, which Governor Rick Perry signed into law, that required high school students to receive CPR training in order to graduate. The law, Texas House Bill 897, ensures that area high school teachers received CPR training from the American Heart Association, who in turn will train primarily 9th and 10th[…]

Zombie Video Promotes CPR Training

This new Halloween-themed public service video, called The Undeading and produced the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada, features zombies to promote to use of hands only CPR. The video demonstrates that hands only CPR is so simple, that even a zombie could do it.  (While the clip shows the victim ‘waking up’ after zombies apply[…]