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How do I determine if my business/organization should have an AED?

Over 300,000 people suffer cardiac arrest each year in the United States.  When you consider that a significant portion of each person’s week is spent in the workplace and the concentration of employees at a given business location, it is no surprise that a considerable portion of cardiac arrests occur while victims are at work. …

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Do automated external defibrillators (AEDs) require maintenance?

The question “Do automated external defibrillators (AEDs) require maintenance?” is universally responded to as yes from virtually any and every source of information available. Despite the universal recommendations, there are numerous reports that suggest that many AEDs may not be in a state of readiness for use in case of an emergency. The actual numbers …

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Do you have a specialized course for licensed daycare providers?

Being prepared for anything is just part of the job when you’re responsible for multiple children. Unfortunately, that may also include a serious medical event, so we want to help childcare providers be ready to act when necessary. The American Heart Association offers the Heartsaver program for those people who aren’t medical professionals, but may …

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What are the class types for BLS Provider?

Did you know that Code One Training Solutions, LLC offers several certification options for the BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider Course? Our goal is to certify each customer in a way that is most comfortable for them. This certification is fit for those in a healthcare setting. All certifications are valid for two years and …

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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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How Many CME Hours Can I Get From An AHA Class?

What is a CME? CME stands for Continuing Medical Education and per the National Institute of Health, “​CME refers to educational events that have been approved for CME credits”. The American Heart Association (AHA) is not an accrediting agency, rather, they authorize the use of their courses for continuing education credits. As a designated training …

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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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