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
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
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
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 Chart
Here are the latest Key Numbers for CPR. You can also download … read more
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
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
A heart attack can be a frightening, life-changing event. Returning to normal life after surviving a heart attack can be difficult. While the road to recovery can be overwhelming, most people can go on to experience normal lives while taking measures to prevent heart disease.
What to expect
In the event of a heart attack, … read more
What is High Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure (also known as HBP or hypertension) is a condition in which the sustained force of blood against the artery walls is too high. Over time, the stress on the artery walls can cause damage to your body. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can cause damage to your organs and … read more
Questions about online CPR?
Online CPR instruction is the best way to learn how to perform CPR and renew your certification. Millions of people have received their CPR Certifications online. There are many benefits to taking classes online. Sometimes, people who have never taken an online course have questions. Here are the top … read more
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 demonstration, we … read more