Can I Really Be Sued if I Perform CPR?

Can I really be sued for performing CPR? What you need to know.
Can I really be sued?

Can I Be Sued for Rendering Emergency Care?

Imagine for a minute that you see someone lying on the ground. You check to see if they’re okay and suddenly notice they’ve stopped breathing. You decide to rely on your training and perform CPR. Thanks to your efforts, the victim is successfully resuscitated and taken to … read more

How to Become a Lifeguard

How to become a Lifeguard
How to become a Lifeguard

Whether it’s at the beach or in a public water park, being a lifeguard is a popular summer job. Working as a lifeguard can be fulfilling, and the experience can teach you valuable life skills; you can learn how to work as a team with others, handle medical emergencies and improve their confidence and leadership … read more

Who Needs CPR Certification?

Who needs CPR Certification?
Who Needs CPR Certification?

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

Key Numbers for CPR

CPR Key Numbers
CPR Key Numbers

Our Key Numbers for CPR is a compilation of all of the important numbers we teach in our CPR courses. You can use this list as a study tool or as a quick reference guide.

Our Key Numbers Chart

Here are the latest Key Numbers for CPR. You can also download a printable copy by clicking the … read more

How to become an EMT

How to become an EMT
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 good on your resume as … read more

What is AED?

What is an AED?
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

Learn CPR Online or Renew in Minutes

How Can I Learn CPR Online?

You can now learn CPR quickly and easily through an online course. You can certify in CPR using your computer or mobile device. Online CPR classes cover the same material as a classroom-based course. Studies show that online learning is actually better than video-based classroom training. If your employer or school requires a hands-on … read more

Compression Only CPR

Compression-Only CPR

Compression-Only CPR provides life-saving aid to victims of cardiac arrest. It is simple to perform and is also effective in saving lives. Compression-Only CPR is a life-saving technique and can be performed by almost anyone.

What is Cardiac Arrest?

Cardiac Arrest is the sudden loss of blood flow due to a failure of the heart to pump blood … read more

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

In the United States, a heart attack occurs every 40 seconds. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack as soon as possible can help save lives.

What is a heart attack?

A heart attack (also known as myocardial infarction) occurs when blood flow to the heart stops or becomes severely restricted, depriving the heart of much-needed oxygen. As … read more