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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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First Aid for Heart Attack Situations

Posted on 30 Jun 2018
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First Aid for Heart Attack Situations

This infographic shows what you should do if you suspect someone is having a heart attack. First aid emergency steps to take during a heart attack. Every year about 715000 Americans have a heart attack and these are the emergency steps you need to take if you are in this situation.

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The Importance of Learning CPR

Posted on 26 Jun 2018
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The Importance of Learning CPR

When an person suffers a heart attack outside of a hospital, the survival depends on receiving immediate CPR. However, less than one-third of these individuals receive the life saving help they need, because most people are untrained in CPR or are unskilled and afraid they will do something wrong. 70% of people are afraid to […]

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Why Learn CPR

Posted on 15 Jun 2018
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Why Learn CPR

This graphic provides an excellent visualization of the importance of lifesaving skills in our community. 70% of Americans don’t know what to do during a cardiac event, and there are over 300,000 of these emergencies annually. Only 4 minutes after cardiac arrest is when brain damage begins to occur. Emergency services usually take at least […]

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National CPR and AED Awareness Week

Posted on 07 Jun 2018
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Nearly 380,000 people suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year. Sadly, less than eight percent of those people survive. Effective bystander CPR can double or even triple the patient’s chances of survival. However only 32 percent of patients receive bystander CPR and the vast majority of sudden cardiac arrests happen in the home. This is why […]

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How To Spot A Heart Attack and Provide CPR

Posted on 26 Apr 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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