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Heat-Related Emergencies

It's the middle of August, which means for most of us, it's the dog days of summer: it's hot, the kids aren't quite back to school yet, and the AC bill is through the roof! One thing to remember during the dog days of summer is how to prevent, identify and treat heat-related emergencies.

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CPR and AED Awareness Week 2018

It’s CPR and AED Awareness Week! National CPR and AED Awareness Week is June 1-7. During this week, organizations across the nation shine a spotlight on the importance of being trained in CPR and AED use. Simply put: the more people trained, the more lives saved! Are you prepared to respond to a life-threatening situation?…
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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach. “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband said to his…
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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2018

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2018 March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. This year’s theme is #ChangeYourMind. The goal is to educate the public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of those with brain injuries and their families. Every 9 seconds, someone in the United States sustains a brain injury. Those who survive…
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Heart Health Matters

Heart Health Matters The month of February isn’t just for celebrating Valentine’s Day with your special someone or raiding the discounted candy aisle the day after. It’s also Heart Month! So, let’s brush up on our heart health knowledge. [hr] Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States with more…
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How People Learn

How People Learn The first set of CPR guidelines were established in 1961. CPR for the lay public was first recommended in 1973. While CPR has changed a great deal since its inception, the core skills remain the same. Collectively, we have saved countless lives. With more focused training, we can contribute to saving even…
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AEDs in Schools

AEDs in Schools At the 2017 Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU) conference presented by the Citizen CPR Foundation, we had the opportunity to attend many worthwhile courses, including a course about AEDs in schools. As it stands now, 37 states have some form of legislation that requires CPR in schools and only 17 states have…
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Did Your Training Center Increase Prices?

Did Your Training Center Increase Prices? Did your training center increase the cost of workbooks and certification cards due to the recent changes by American Heart Association and other CPR training organizations? If so, now is the time to Grandfather into EMS Safety’s program! EMS Safety Services has consistently offered the most cost-effective training materials…
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Prestan AED UltraTrainer

New Prestan AED UltraTrainer™ The new Prestan AED UltraTrainer™ is a compact, light-weight and affordable AED trainer. The UltraTrainer is the first and ONLY universal trainer to include a Child Button, allowing for a more accurate simulation of modern, live AEDs on the market. You can customize your students’ learning experience by switching between training…
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