It’s National CPR and AED Awareness Week!! In 2007, the AHA in coalition with the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council worked collaboratively to federally designate a National CPR and AED Awareness Week. On December 13, 2007, Congress unanimously passed a resolution to set aside June 1-7 each year as National CPR and […]
“If CPR is so effective, why don’t more people do it”? CPR Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Life-Saving The most recent tally by the American Heart Association shows only 40 percent of victims received bystander CPR after their out-of-hospital heart event. Some bystanders may fear getting involved, feel squeamish, or worry they will do […]
Why Learn CPR? Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs – is a leading cause of death. Each year, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States.When a person has a […]
The Wonders of Nature! Watch this bird preform CPR on another unresponsive bird and revive him!!! Luckily this bird just updated his certification through Nine Lives CPR and he was prepared. Are you?
“Rip currents account for 80% of beach rescues, and can be dangerous or deadly if you don’t know what to do”. Fast Facts Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water that are prevalent along the East, Gulf, and West coasts of the U.S., as well as along the shores of the Great Lakes. […]