Connecticut CPR and First Aid FAQs

Will my Connecticut employer require me to take separate skills check?

No, though some employers insists that their employees have skill testing. In that case you might get in touch with your local AHA chapter to arrange for a skill evaluation. Our online course is comprehensive and most of the times do not require skill evaluations from the employer.

Does your online Connecticut BLS and CPR recertification program meet AHA requirements?

Yes. Our BLS and CPR certification and recertification programs meet current AHA and ECC guidelines.

I need to have my CPR and First Aid certification card right away. How fast can I get the physical card?

Yes, you can. Please opt for Rush Delivery in order to get your card in one business day after the successful completion of your course and final exam.

Health Information for Medical Professionals in Connecticut

According to health ranking website, Connecticut ranks among the healthiest states of the United States, ranking 6th in terms of overall health in 2012. This, however, is a drop from the 4th rank in the previous year.

The state ranks 7th in terms of obesity, with 25% of the population suffering from the problem. In Connecticut, obesity is more prevalent among non-Hispanic blacks at 41.4 percent than Hispanics at 28.6 percent and non-Hispanic whites at 21.0 percent; and sedentary lifestyle is more prevalent among Hispanics at 27.5 percent than non-Hispanic whites at 19.9 percent.

The state of Connecticut also has an average rate of binge drinking. The state ranks 21st in terms of binge drinking, with 17.9 percent of the population prone to the problem. As a result, Connecticut ranks among the top twenty five states in terms of health issues linked to binge drinking. The problem of binge drinking seems to be more prevalent in men than in women.

The state of Connecticut ranks better in terms of other health factors, including rates of smoking and diabetes. Connecticut ranks 5th out of 50 in terms of smoking and 19th out of 50 in terms of diabetes prevalence rates, following a ranking system in which a lower number indicates a better position.

The crude rates of preventable hospitalizations, the chief cause of which is smoking, has fallen from 67.3 to 60.4, indicating better awareness regarding the dangers of smoking, as well as active efforts to cut down. Similarly, rates of infant mortality have dropped from 6.3 to 5.4 deaths per 1,000 births. The public health spending has increased from $57 to $71 per capita.

In the past year the percentage of children in poverty increased from 8.9 percent of persons under age 18 to 14 percent, indicating a worsening of the situation. Connecticut was one of only a few states in the United States where this had happened.

The strong points of the state are the low prevalence of smoking, infectious diseases and the low rate of uninsured population as well as high rates of immunization coverage. The challenges however are the low rates of education and the rapid increase of the number of children under poverty.

CPR, First Aid and BLS (Basic Life Support) is a critical qualification for EMTs, RNs and other medical professionals in Connecticut. CPR Select provides online classes and certification programs for medical professionals who wish to become certified.

Local CPR Class Locations in Connecticut

Northwest Medical Center 6200 N La Cholla Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85741-3529
Rural Metro Fire Department 4141 N Granite Reef Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-2866
Grand Canyon NP 1 Village Loop Rd Div. Visitor/resource Prot./ems, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
Safety on Site Training 4802 E Ray Rd #23-384, Phoenix, AZ 85044-6417
Northern Arizona Healthcare 1200 N Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-3118
Douglas Fire Dept. 1400 E 10th St, Douglas, AZ 85607-2308

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