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From the category archives: The need for AEDs - Advanced First-Aid

AED Training

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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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First-Aid And AED Training In Minneapolis

Part of surviving every emergency is being prepared to handle what life throws at you. That applies to being home, at work, or out in public. First-Aid training is mandatory in many industries, but it is practical in every industry. Whether you are dealing with the public or in a private suite of offices, a medical emergency can happy in the blink of an eye. When you are not prepared to respond, then your only option is to wait for help to arrive. First-Aid training takes away the wait but making you and your team the helping hand that victims needs. Time is the biggest enemy in most emergencies. Knowing First-Aid gives you time and can mean the difference between life and death.

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CPR Training Pays Off Around The Holiday Season

Is CPR and AED training worth your time when there are ambulances available? The question of the usefulness of emergency training in the workplace in urban areas has been asked because of the availability of ambulances and hospitals within the city.

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