Christie’s Call: CPR training for Graduating New Jersey Seniors?

It’s not too unusual for a graduating high school senior to have college credit hours. But CPR certification? That’s what Governor Chris Christie will decide for students in New Jersey. Christie will decide if students should be proficient in both CPR and the use of AED, the Automated External Defibrillator. CPR, or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, is […]

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A Test Working To Predict Sudden Cardiac Death

On September 14, 2007, Lorenz Diesbergen, age 44, stepped off a commuter train in downtown Chicago and began his daily walk to work in the Chicago Loop. As he crossed the bridge over the Chicago River, his heart’s normal rhythm suddenly deteriorated into an uncoordinated frenzy of useless fibrillations. He may have managed a few […]

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CPR AED’s: How to Save a Life

“Clear!” You’ve watched enough medical dramas in your life to understand that the use of that word in an emergency setting almost always heralds the use of electricity-generating, life-saving equipment. When you hear a character utter that single word, on the big or small screen, you know – before the action even unfolds – that […]

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CPR AED Training and Certification in NJ

Sudden cardiac arrest is a frighteningly common occurrence that is growing in frequency, and less than a tenth of those suffering from these events outside of a hospital survive. Discouragingly, the same procedures and techniques used to save these victims in a hospital setting are readily available and simple to use. However, most people are […]

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The History of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

While most people today have a general understanding of the concept behind cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the history of this life-saving procedure is widely unknown by the general public. This week, we’re going to dive a little deeper into the history of CPR, revealing it’s origins and evolution over the years. The Silvester Method The truth […]

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Lapsed CPR Training is Not Adequate in NJ

Were you trained in CPR years ago but have let your certification lapse? Do you assume that you don’t need to bother with updating your CPR training even though it has been years since you took a class? Consider the following 5 reasons you should take a current CPR class. 1. CPR has changed! For decades students were taught […]

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Woman Saves Pet Lizard By Performing CPR

We covered a story last week about a Texas firefighter who rescued and saved the life of a Chihuahua by performing CPR. This certainly wasn’t the first time a dog’s life has been saved by CPR and probably won’t be the last. More recently, though, another life-saving CPR story appeared in the news. This time […]

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On-site CPR Classes in NJ

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a proven life saver, when performed by someone with the correct knowledge of how to properly administer the techniques. Oceanside CPR offers on-site CPR classes in NJ to certify adults and children alike to perform the correct resuscitation techniques quickly and correctly. By training in the comfort of a home or office […]

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Complications of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

When performed correctly, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save lives. According to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (SCA), cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death of men and women over the age of 40 in the U.S. and several other countries. Taking the lives of nearly 424,000 people in the U.S. each year, cardiac arrest is […]

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