The below graphical representation shows the symptoms and first aid tips for hypothermia:
Check out the types of jobs that require CPR certification:
The following graphical representation shows some of the best tips to keep your heart healthy in 2019.
A vital component of CPR is Rescue breathing, and may be part of your upcoming CPR certification or CPR course. Rescue breathing, however, can be daunting to some. Commonly known as “mouth-to-mouth resuscitation”, it has typically been part of every CPR class. It requires class participants to go mouth-to mouth on a victim of cardiac arrest, and breathe into their mouth while ensuring a clear airway. Most current guidelines recommend that rescuers perform two rescue breaths for every 30 corresponding compressions. (more…)
Below graphical representation shows 12 major reasons that increases the chances of heart attack in people:
To know more about the AHA certified CPR/AED training and certification courses, see http://www.mycprcertificationonline.com/.
CPR Certification and CPR Courses are important investments in safety and It’s important to keep CPR training and CPR certification skills fresh. This also ensures you are ready for any emergency situation that could present itself at any time.
How do you keep these CPR skills fresh? Sometimes it’s a matter of reviewing course content, taking online quizzes, but in most cases it’s simply ensuring at least 1-2 times a year you review the basics, either from the manuals, online content or a DVD you were given. You can also enroll in a refresher course from EFR (Emergency First Response) outlets or where you earned your original certification.
You may have been asked to enroll in a Bloodborne pathogens certification or bloodborne pathogens training course for your job, and want to know what to expect in such training.
Bloodborne pathogens are amongst one of the hardest to control from spreading, even in healthcare facilities. It is estimated that 20 million people globally acquire HBV infections from medical injections deemed unsafe. Large outbreaks can result in thousands of people requiring testing for hepatitis. The greatest risk lies with health care professionals and related occupations (first responders, nurses, etc).
There is always remains risk to employees in all industries, particularly if they are exposed to another colleague’s blood. A single paper cut can pose such a risk. There are a number of steps you can take to remain safe if such a situation presents itself in the workplace. (more…)
Nosebleeds are common in children, and can be caused by a number of ways. A strong blow to the nose, poking and picking nostrils, and blowing too hard can all trigger a nosebleed. Other times, such nosebleeds have no apparent cause. However they come about, the bleeding can appear very heavy because the nostrils have a large supply of blood vessels that are close to its surface. Children experience frequent nosebleeds but sometimes it can be dangerous. By applying some basic first aid treatment and having the proper first aid training, it’s possible to treat nosebleeds in children easily. (more…)