Having a child is one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever know. From the nine intimate months that only you will understand to first words, first steps, and beyond, parenthood is a uniquely enriching and emotional time. When you accept responsibility for another human’s life, yours is never the same. Unfortunately, human beings …Read More about "Planning For Parenthood: Why You Should Take A BLS Class"
Fires are devastating forces of nature. Though the Northwestern forest wildfires demonstrate what can happen if they go completely untamed, they are just as deadly and dangerous in workplace environments. This is why everyone should know how to handle a fire extinguisher, either in its full or portable size. Fighting Fires Fire extinguishers come in …Read More about "Fire Safety 101: Why It’s Important To Know How To Use Fire Extinguishers"
Pull to the right for lights and sirens What do I do when an emergency vehicle is approaching? Pull to the right for lights and sirens. When an emergency vehicle is approaching you from behind, it is important to safely move to the right upon noticing it. Pulling to the right for lights and sirens will …Read More about "Pull to the right for lights and sirens"
PulsePoint is a smartphone application to alert CPR-trained citizens of nearby cardiac arrest incidents and emergencies requiring CPR. The PulsePoint app works directly with computer-aided dispatch (CAD) 911 systems. When an incident requiring an AED or CPR is reported to 911, citizen users of the app and trained EMS professionals will simultaneously receive a notification …Read More about "PulsePoint Saves Lives"
Chain of Survival in Adults (American Heart Association) The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for performing effective CPR. The 5 links in the adult Chain of Survival are; • Immediate recognition of cardiac arrest and activation of 911 (Confirm unconsciousness and lack of breathing) • Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with an emphasis …Read More about "Chain of Survival in Adults"