CPR Training: Why can’t I just do it all online?
If you just want to learn about CPR and First aid, online training might work for you. But without a physical practice component, it’s all academic. Literally.
Published on Apr 02, 2013.
NWAC Avalanche Awareness Seminar - 2/11/13 7:00pm
Protecting yourself from avalanche dangers with a free seminar from CPR Seattle.
Published on Jan 08, 2013.
Duct tape for the win! Using household items for first aid needs.
In many cases of injury, we end up applying first aid using what we have immediately at hand - and often, these items may work just as well or better than the things we might find in an “official” First Aid package.
Published on Oct 11, 2012.
The Good Samaritan Law - how does that work, exactly?
One of the topics that usually draws questions in many of our classes is rescuer liability. The resulting delay in emergency care may be the deciding factor in the survival of a victim, and in most states, this delay is completely unwarranted.
Published on Aug 02, 2012.
Spiders in Seattle?
Let’s admit it - most of us are terrified of spiders. We see one and immediately the fight-or-flight instinct kicks in, usually in favor of “flight”. Usually it’s a lot less stressful to just sell the house and move.
Published on Jul 06, 2012.
CPR & First Aid works for pets too
Most people don't realize that many of the same basic CPR & first aid techniques used for humans can also be applied to our canine and feline companions.
Published on May 01, 2012.
Free Event at CPR Seattle - Toddler Safety - March 30, 1:00pm
CPR Seattle is hosting Safety expert Janis Grusz from Safety for Toddlers for a free event on March 30th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
Published on Mar 22, 2012.
American Heart Association First Aid & CPR smartphone App Updated
The American Heart Association Pocket First Aid & CPR smartphone app provides users those people that have taken a class and want something convenient to refer to after the training.
Published on Mar 19, 2012.
Snowpocalypse 2012 - did you learn anything?
Seattle is legendary in it's response to snow. Seemingly, anything over an inch of accumulation and the city shuts down, school is canceled, no one goes to work (except CPR Seattle - we don't cancel CPR & first aid classes due to the snow).
Published on Feb 12, 2012.
So - where are the AEDs?
It is an established fact that the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) during cardiac arrest can provide a tremendous increase in survival rates when used in conjunction with effective CPR
Published on Jan 12, 2012.
Do We Still Give Breaths?
All American Heart Association CPR classes that award a certification card still require delivering breaths as a part of the standard CPR protocols.
Published on Jan 09, 2012.