Let’s save more lives. When ordinary people, not just doctors and EMTs, are equipped with the skills to perform CPR, especially if performed immediately, it can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. Help us add thousands of lifesavers to our communities. Join us in supporting the American Heart Association to ensure all students, […]Read More
Did you know that 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes? Statistically speaking, if you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a spouse, a parent, a child or a friend. Staying Alive is encouraging participation from […]Read More
I’m a woman and I want help!
For the first time, someone has studied how a victim’s gender plays a role in the performance of CPR. In a study of 20,000 cases of cardiac arrest, CPR was done on only 39% of the women who needed it by bystanders and bystanders did CPR for 45% of the men who needed it. First […]Read More
SCARE of a lifetime
Halloween is a time that many look forward to, and hope to get scared a little, like in a haunted house. So, with Halloween just around the corner, it is so appropriate that this topic come up. This is really scary. Life threatening, scary. Those of you who have been to my classes recently have […]Read More
Marijuana and kids
Marijuana is being found to have many medical uses, such as, for pain and post traumatic stress. With it becoming more and more accessible, we must look at the possibility that children will gain access to it. We are seeing this with the opioid epidemic we are experiencing across the nation. Many opioids are prescribed […]Read More
CPR saves lives
Life is about moments. How do you want to remember your moments? I know that I want to remember the good times. I want to know that I was a good person and that I did all that I could in every situation. I want no regrets. Many people are afraid to help someone else. […]Read More
It is SO important to renew CPR and First Aid training. You just never know when you will need it. In the following video from ABC News, a gym teacher had just taken a refresher course 3 days before a student collapsed in class. Knowing what to do in an emergency can help you, too, […]Read More
Happy April Pool’s Day!
Today, is April Pool’s Day. As the weather here in the Phoenix valley warms up, it is a great day to remember the dangers that pools and all water can bring. Children love pools. They love swimming, splashing and playing with toys and friends in the water. Pools can be LOTS of fun. But we […]Read More
Sometimes we ALL need a little reminding. Heart attacks can happen to anyone, at any time, of any race or gender, even the “healthy.” Stressed out parents are just as much at risk as someone who is older. This video is somewhat comical, but all too true. Just watch. The video says it all.Read More
February is National Heart Month!
What a great topic to start a blog for a CPR and First Aid training company! The heart is one of the most important parts of a human body. Training and learning are key to keeping the heart healthy and to saving someone’s life. We have learned that the number one killer of women is […]Read More