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What CPR would a Ski Ranger need How about Ski Patrol

What CPR would a Ski Ranger need? How about Ski Patrol?

Snow capped mountains. Swooshing along powdery trails. The draw of skiing is broad. It attracts all sorts of people, at different levels of fitness. The sport requires physical exertion, and injuries are common. But other issues can occur as well. With any sports activity there is a risk of cardiac arrest. Ski Rangers and Ski …

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Heart Attacks Early Detection and Treatment is Essential to Survival

Heart Attacks: Early Detection and Treatment is Essential to Survival

In the United States, someone (like you or someone you love) has a heart attack every 40 seconds. Every year, about 805,000 people (like you or someone you love) in the United States have a heart attack. That is well over 2,000 cases every day. Early detection and rapid treatment is essential to survival because …

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Daycare Center CPR and First Aid Requirements for Maine

Daycare Center CPR and First Aid Requirements for Maine

Entrusting the care of your child/children to others, especially people who are essentially strangers, can be an anxiety laden experience.  Like any good parent, the desire to know “the essentials” is something that it all boils down to.  Is that company or location prepared for any emergencies that might occur?  What training does each of …

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Life-Saving Partnerships Benefit Community

Life-Saving Partnerships Benefit Community

NORTH CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, November 7, 2021 — The City of North  Charleston, AED Team, North Charleston Fire Department, and the Lowcountry  Resuscitation Alliance joined forces to install a public Automated External Defibrillator  (AED) with weatherproof box at Riverfront Park. AEDs are medical devices designed to  provide an electrical shock to a person who is in cardiac arrest. According to American  …

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What are the American Heart Association recommendations for who should have an AED program

What are the American Heart Association recommendations for who should have an AED program?

The AHA is campaigning for all workplaces to implement a First Aid, CPR, and AED training program, along with public access to AEDs. According to the AHA, 50% of American employees are unable to locate the AED in their own work space. With 10,000 cardiac arrests in workplaces each year, it is worth changing that …

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What CPR Certification Does A Lifeguard Need?

What CPR Certification Does A Lifeguard Need?

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a critical skill that is required for lifeguard certification. CPR is taught in both Heartsaver (HS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) classes and includes adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use. The Heartsaver course also has an optional First Aid course.  While there is no specific answer as to which …

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Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements for Georgia

Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements for Georgia

If you’re going to entrust the care of your child/children to others, naturally one of the things you’ll want to know is if that organization is prepared for any emergencies that might occur.  What training does each of the day care center staff have to cope with situations that may require medical care?  Is there …

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