HeartWare: Saving kids waiting for transplants

A great article – http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/health/health_watch&id=9518504 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — When children experience heart failure, they often need a transplant to replace their defected organ, but waiting can take time. Now, there’s a new device that helps the heart do its job — without stopping a kid from being a kid. It doesn’t look like much, […]

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Pensioner’s life saved after police officer’s CPR

POLICE officer saved a 75-year-old man’s life when he performed CPR on Weston seafront at the weekend. The man collapsed at about 2pm on Saturday and had stopped breathing. The on-duty officer performed CPR before a publically-available defibrillator was used to restore blood flow to his heart. Rob Horton, community first responder manager with South […]

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Son saved father’s life with CPR

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) – A near death experience left a Bell County man counting his blessings. 61-year-old Leeroy Henderson credits his son for a second chance at life.  He would not be here today if it were not for the 23-year old’s quick thinking. 23-year-old Josh says his father Leeroy Henderson has always been his […]

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AHA calls for enhanced bystander CPR Training

Date: April 17th, 2014 The result of sudden cardiac arrest that occurs outside hospital remains significantly low. This is a predominant fact in ethnic neighborhoods and can be attributed to the fact that educational communication about bystander CPR isn’t being effectively passed through to the people. According to the AHA, the system isn’t particular made […]

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Oceanside CPR Offers the Best BLS Education Training in the NJ Area

Everyone can benefit from learning Basic Life Saving skills.  Oceanside CPR is an accredited agency in New Jersey that offers certified BLS education training for both the public and health care workers enabling them to earn their certification quickly. The American Heart Association publishes alarming statistics each year that quickly put into perspective why BLS education training is […]

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Learning To Save Lives

There are many cases that can come in which a person may need to know how to save a life. No matter a person’s position in life, whether they are a professional or a laborer, it can be very beneficial for everyone to know how to supply basic life support, or bls. There is a […]

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BLS Training Questions

A BLS test consists of ten questions. BLS training questions are asked to students hoping to attain a certificate in basic life support. Here are few common questions asked in BLS training questions and their answers. Signs of airway blockages are? When a victim can not properly breath, you will notice them having high pitched […]

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Automatic External Defibrillators; It’s All About The Marketing

Interesting Article. http://www.911ready.com/blog/bid/381736/Automatic-External-Defibrillators-It-s-All-About-The-Marketing?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=4849662 Ever notice how many fire extinguishers there are? Ever notice how you know where those fire extinguishers are? Now, where is the closest automatic external defibrillator (“AEDs”) located? See a pattern here? I suspect the difference is because of marketing. What does a fire extinguisher do? Extinguisher fires, right? Fires are bad, […]

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CPR statistics

CPR & Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Fact Sheet Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because […]

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Save Lives and Learn the Latest Techniques with BLS Healthcare Training

BLS healthcare training is a practical course for healthcare professionals, and aims to provide the knowledge that is required to identify various life-threatening illnesses, and to take the appropriate life-saving action. For many professionals, a basic level of life support training is a legal requirement, and it may also be necessary to have regular updated […]

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