CPR Superhero

How Do I Select a Provider of High-Quality Emergency Care Training?

When lives are at stake, high-quality emergency care training can make a difference! Cardiac arrest is an equal opportunity killer and can strike seemingly healthy individuals of any age, race, ethnicity, or gender at any time in any location, often without warning. Cardiac arrest is the third leading cause of death in the United States, …

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Do I need training to use an automated external defibrillator?

The short answer is no, not necessarily. The question “Do I need CPR training in order to use an automated external defibrillator?” is one that comes up frequently. The short answer is no but let’s take a closer look at this subject.  It is entirely possible that because of a variety of reasons, many see …

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One play no team can afford to lose. Are you ready?

Of the more than 350,000 annual deaths that occur as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) each year, you might assume that only older adults need to be concerned about this deadly condition. Think again. SCA is the leading cause of death in young athletes. Most often, the death occurs during athletic training or competition. …

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Part I: Recognition of Cardiac Arrest and Getting Help

The first part of our series focuses on the challenges faced during the recognition of cardiac arrest and the actions necessary to get immediate help. Cardiac Arrest in Disguise Both CPR training videos and Hollywood consistently make cardiac arrest appear the same way – a person lying on the ground, usually face up, unconscious and …

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen anywhere, even while buying a car!

SAN ANTONIO – Robert Mauricio didn’t expect his last words to be haggling over the price of a car at the 57 Auto Sales car dealership on Thursday.  Fortunately, due to the quick thinking and actions of trained employees, Mauricio was given another chance at life. A security camera captured Mauricio suffering from a Sudden …

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Hackers Have Taken Over Our Facebook Account and Facebook isn’t Helping!

This morning I got an email notification from Facebook to the tune of “Someone has Logged into your Facebook Account… was it you?” I took another swig of my coffee and then realized “No, it wasn’t me!” Just then <Ding>. Another message from Facebook – We’ve Updated Your Password (uh oh). <Ding> Thanks for Changing …

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