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Archive for December, 2017

What is a BLS Healthcare Provider Certification?

Dec
29

Date: December 29th, 2017

Healthcare personnel should be always prepared to handle an emergency situation. They should update their knowledge about the right procedure to help a victim. The fast action of knowledgeable healthcare staff can help save lives of the individuals.

Why First Aid Certification is Essential for Flight Attendants?

Dec
26

Date: December 26th, 2017

Most people think that the responsibilities of flight attendants include greeting people and serving them food. While these are their main duties, but they are not the only ones. In fact, the profession of flight attendants was started to ensure the safety of the passengers. The first flight attendant hired in 1930 was a nurse named Ellen Church whose main job duty was to assist the persons in case of a medical emergency.

7 Risk Factors of a Heart Attack

Dec
22

Date: December 22nd, 2017

Heart attack is the leading cause of death around the world. The American Heart Association recommends that a person should assess the risk factors and try to keep them low to prevent heart attack. Here we have listed seven risk factors that can increase your chances of a heart attack. Knowing about the risk factors is important to manage the risk of a heart attack.

5 Warning Signs of an Imminent Heart Attack

Dec
19

Date: December 19th, 2017

More than half a million people die of a heart attack in the US every year. Both men and women are susceptible to heart attacks. Most people think that heart attacks occur out-of-the-bloom without any symptoms. The reality is that individuals who experience a heart attack experience certain symptoms that can wax and wane before the attack.

X Tips to Make the Most of Online CPR Classes

Dec
15

Date: December 15th, 2017

A lot of people are heading to the gym to shape up. Some of them are overweight who are at high risk of suffering from heart attack. However, they are not the only one who is at risk of a coronary arrest. Even the fittest and athletic clients can experience a heart attack. That’s why it’s imperative for gym instructors should learn about first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills.

Can CPR be Performed on Pets?

Dec
12

Date: December 12th, 2017

You have gone one a leisurely walk without your dog or cat, and suddenly the beloved pet kneels over. The pet is not breathing and there’s a not a vet in sight. What should you do in this nightmarish situation?

What’s the Difference Between Chest Compressions and Rescue Breathing?

Dec
08

Date: December 8th, 2017

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a critical skill that can help in saving life of an individual. Traditional approach to CPR involves performing rescue breathing and chest compressions. However, recently there has been reports that have challenged the need for rescue breathing.

Importance of Learning First Aid for Babysitters

Dec
05

Date: December 5th, 2017

Babysitters have a lot of responsibilities when it comes to caring for the young child. There is no knowing what could happen with a child. Chocking is the most common hazard in children. Apart from that, the child can face other emergencies. That is the reason that it’s essential that babysitters know about basic first aid and CPR.

The Importance of CPR When Camping in the Wilderness

Dec
01

Date: December 1st, 2017

Camping outdoors is a great way to rejuvenate your mind. Most people find that it provides a calming experience. The view of the wilderness provides a calming effect. However, you should also remember that being out in the wilderness entails certain risks.