13260 Marigold St. NW
Minneapolis, MN 55448

Contact Us

Contact Us


Send

Who Should Own a Defibrillator

An automated defibrillator may be useful in saving your life, but isn't it necessary to have one?

Read the rest of entry »

Using a Defibrillator on a Child

Children have medical emergencies like cardiac arrest, and you should know what to do.

Read the rest of entry »

Implantable Defibrillator Vs. Automated Defibrillator

There are two main types of defibrillators. One is an implantable defibrillator, and the other one is an automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED. Although they are both classified as defibrillators, they are different in many ways. However, the basic concept of them is the same.

Read the rest of entry »

The Importance of Having an AED Device On Hand

An AED, also known as an automated external defibrillator, is a device used to get a person's heartbeat back to normal. It's a portable device that's electronic and actually diagnoses the cardiac arrhythmias that can be life threatening. Once the device diagnoses that there is an issue, it sends an electric shock to stop the arrhythmia and basically restart the heart to get it back to its natural rhythm. 

Read the rest of entry »

Hands Only CPR Training - Advanced First-Aid

Learning CPR is not just a matter of being able to save a life, it is about learning to become a responsible and responsive member of society. Tragedy strikes every day. 

Read the rest of entry »

Everything You Need to Know About Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia is a medical problem that deals with the rhythm of a person's heartbeat. When a person has an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too slow, too fast or at an irregular rhythm. For instance, tachycardia is when the heart beats too fast while bradycardia is when the heart beats too slow. A majority of irregular heartbeats are nothing to worry about, but some are more serious and might require immediate medical attention because they're life threatening.

Read the rest of entry »

What You Should Know About Using a Defibrillator

Prior to taking American Heart Classes to learn to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), it doesn't hurt to learn some information about it. It will make learning to use a defibrillator much easier.You won't have to stress about learning everything about CPR and other life-saving techniques all in one course. 

Read the rest of entry »

Why Should You Take A First Aid Course

Earning your first aid certification can open the doors to new opportunities. It has the potential to enhance your life in many different aspects. So you're probably curious as to why you should earn your advanced first aid certification if it's not a requirement implemented by your employer or necessary for your field of work.

Read the rest of entry »

Advanced First Aid: Are You Prepared To Save A Life?

 

The use of CPR dates back to 1740 when the Paris Academy of Sciences suggested mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to attempt to revive people who had drowned.
  • In 1767, CPR was first used in an attempt to resuscitate a person who had suddenly died by a cause other than drowning.
  • In 1891, Dr. Friedrich Maass added chest compressions to the mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
  • In 1960, the American Heart Association developed what we know today as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and they started offering American heart classes to physicians and the public.

Read the rest of entry »

What You Will Learn In An Advanced First Aid Class

Some people are required to obtain their advanced first aid/ CPR certification in order to work. Others opt for it to better themselves and to have the ability to help someone in the event of an emergency. During one of these classes, a person will learn the following:

American Heart classes will teach you to use a defibrillator. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a piece of equipment that may be used when a person goes into cardiac arrest. Currently, it's the only treatment known to restore a person's heart rhythm effectively when sudden cardiac arrest occurs. A defibrillator analyzes a person's heart rhythm and sends an electrical shock in order to reestablish a normal heart rhythm.

Read the rest of entry »

Pages: Previous12NextReturn Top
Contact us for Consultation today!
Google+ >> >>