How to perform hands-only CPR

How to perform Hands-Only CPR

When someone collapses and becomes unresponsive, a Sudden Cardiac Arrest event has likely occurred, meaning time is of the essence. Are you prepared to act fast? Are you equipped with knowledge of CPR? While many fear stepping in to help while awaiting paramedics, this often results in the death of the victim because of the amount of time that passes …

Providing Emergency First Aid

If you witnessed an accident or medical emergency such as someone choking or collapsing, would you know how to react? How to administer first aid? Would you know the steps to respond? The average response time for trained emergency responders to arrive is 9mins, but response time in rural areas can often take up to 30mins or more. Knowing how …

How to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest

How to Respond to a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Emergency

When you find someone who has collapsed and is unresponsive, chances are they have experienced a sudden cardiac arrest. Responding to this crisis can be done by remembering these three words: Call. Push. Shock. First, call 911, then immediately begin hard and fast chest compressions (CPR), and, if available, use an AED to determine if the person requires a shock …

What’s the Difference Between A Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest?

Your heart is one of the most vital organs in the body. And yet, most people know little about the conditions that impact the efficiency of this organ. Oftentimes two of the leading heart fatalities are confused for each other, causing panic in a crisis situation.   Heart Attacks & Cardiac Arrest. Two very different medical events, yet often used …