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Legislation for Oklahoma Students Requiring CPR Training

Posted on 05 Sep 2018
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CPR Training

A bill that would require Oklahoma school students to receive instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduating from high school was sent to the state governors office. House Bill 1378 by Rep. Emily Virgin and Sen. John Sparks, both D-Norman, cleared the House of Representatives and the Senate by wide margins. The bill would […]

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Hawaii Rescue Tubes Save Lives on Public Beaches

Posted on 02 Sep 2018
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Hawaii Rescue Tubes

The founder of JTA CPR, John Tyler started the non profit Rescue Tube operation on a Kauai beach in 2008. He was simply a good-hearted individual trying to create a system to save a few people from drowning each year. Since then more than 70 lives have been saved on Kauai with Rescue Tubes, which […]

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How To Spot A Heart Attack and Provide CPR

Posted on 26 Aug 2018
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Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms

Do you know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack? Would you know how to help someone suffering from one. First Check out this poster. After that come to one of our classes. We guarantee you will feel more confident, prepared and ready to help when called upon. If you see someone exhibiting these […]

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CPR Response Checklist

Posted on 14 Aug 2018
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CPR Response Checklist

This detailed graphic shows the steps that need to be performed if a person looses consciousness from cardiac arrest. Use these 7 steps to help a person stay alive until professional help arrives.

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Choking Remedy Learned in Class Saves Student’s Life

Posted on 10 Aug 2018
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Choking Remedy Learned in Class Saves Student's Life

Quick Thinking Third Grader Saves Choking Friend Only two weeks after learning the Heimlich maneuver, a nine-year-old boy in Edina, Minnesota uses the technique to save a friend from his lunch. Zach gave Fletcher the Heimlich maneuver because they he was choking on a small piece of food. His dad taught him the Heimlich 2 […]

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Dad’s Pediatric CPR training saves his child from being a statistic

Posted on 05 Aug 2018
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CPR Facts and Stats

Thanks to Lori Pena, safety coordinator and MEDIC First Aid instructor with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) for sharing SMUD lineman Dwight Johnson’s story with us. From SMUD’s inter-office news: Dwight Johnson credits cardiopulmonary resuscitation training at SMUD for helping save his two-year-old son Mason (shown at right with dad Dwight) last month when the toddler […]

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The Importance of Home First Aid

Posted on 23 Jul 2018
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First Aid at Home

Learning basic first aid is a skill that can have a dramatic effect for your ability to help people in times of need. Having the knowledge of potential life saving first aid makes you a better parent, friend, co-worker and citizen. A blocked airway can kill someone in 3 minutes, and the simple procedure of […]

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Should You Carry Naloxone to Treat Opioid Overdoses

Posted on 14 Jul 2018
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The US Surgeon General has recommended you carry naloxone (brand names Narcan and Evzio) if you, or someone you are in contact with frequently, has an opioid addiction. The reason is the drug can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Much like having AEDs readily available in the event of a cardiac arrest, having […]

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