Being able to perform CPR in the event of an emergency is an invaluable skill. Just about everyone can benefit from learning it, but for some of us, having proper CPR training is essential. Having CPR certification is a boon, both personal and professional. There are a number of jobs and careers that require it, even … read more
Can Aspirin Save You From a Heart Attack?
Aspirin and Heart Attacks | What You Need to Know
With a history that stretches as far back as the late 1800s, aspirin is one of the most studied drugs in the world, being part of an estimated 700-1000 clinical trials per-year. Originally for pain relief, its effects on cardiovascular … read more
CPR Ratio and Other Key CPR Numbers
Our Key Numbers for CPR is a compilation of all of the important numbers (CPR ratios, CPR compression rates, etc) we teach in our CPR courses. You can use this list as a study tool or as a quick reference guide.
Our Key Numbers For CPR Chart
Here are the latest Key Numbers for CPR. You can … read more
How to Become an EMT
Being an EMT or Emergency Medical Technician can be a rewarding and exciting profession. Becoming an EMT is simple, typical training programs take about 16 weeks.
If you’re working towards a career in the medical field, you may have considered becoming an EMT. After all, being an EMT can look … read more
What is AED?
AED Stands for Automated External Defibrillator
An AED is a portable device that is used to diagnose and treat ventricular fibrillation (VF) and pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT). The AED works by sending a shock through the victim’s chest to stop these life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. This allows the heart to re-establish a sustainable pulse. AED’s are designed for both … read more