Written by Leigh

When Can Children Learn CPR?

What is the right age for children to learn CPR? When are they able to perform effective CPR? Should schools have a program in place? An article put out by ABCNews in 2009, reported that by the age of 9, children can retain the skills and knowledge of how to perform CPR. Most younger children […]

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Workplace Safety: CPR and AED Training

    Does your employer offer CPR and AED Training? Does your workplace have an AED onsite? Who would help you if you went into Cardiac Arrest?     June is CPR and AED Awareness Month, and we are focusing on opportunities where shared knowledge and training could help save the lives of Sudden Cardiac […]

AED INFO, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Written by Leigh

National EMS Week- EMS for Children Day

Over 30 Million Children visit Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care Facilities each year from injuries, illnesses and disasters. The U.S. Congress started the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program in 1984 to determine appropriate pediatric medical care and standardized practices in health emergencies. This program provides everything from grants for equipment and supplies, research programs, […]

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Our Favorite Heart-Healthy Meals

In celebration of American Heart Month, we have pulled together a few of our favorite heart-healthy meal options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast- Most of us have busy lives starting first thing in the morning. And unfortunately, we don’t have time for a sit-down meal for breakfast. Here are some great breakfast options to […]

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What to do in a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Event

What would you do if you walked in and found a co-worker, lying unconscious one day at work? What would you do if you saw a child fall to the ground, and become unresponsive, in the middle of playing a game of basketball? Would you know what steps to take to help them? CPR, or […]

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Who is Most Affected?

We have learned from countless stories, that Sudden Cardiac Arrest can strike anyone at any time. Two-thirds of SCA deaths occur without prior indications of health issues, and this can happen to adults and children of all ages. However, these are a few of the signs and symptoms that you should not ignore. Medical/ Health […]

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How prepared are you to save a life with your AED?

Do you know when your pads and batteries expire? What was the most recent self-check status of your AED? Which members of your staff are trained in CPR and AED use? And when do they need to renew their certifications? Have your local EMS been notified of your AED and location? Do you have the […]

AED INFO, Written by Leigh