Four Reasons It’s Important to Know First Aid

As a provider of CPR and First Aid certification classes, In-Pulse CPR knows the value of having this knowledge. Whether it’s for personal or professional reasons, learning CPR and first aid can greatly impact a person’s life. Here are four reasons why taking CPR classes and first aid training is important. The Knowledge to Save […]

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Four Reasons You Need An AED

When it comes to being prepared for medical emergencies, getting CPR and AED certified is an important choice. When they have a certification, people can help to keep friends, family, and even strangers alive and breathing until medical personnel arrives, but sometimes just CPR isn’t enough. An automated external defibrillator, or AED, is a sophisticated […]

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Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardio Life Support Differences

BLS and ACLS Differences

People without a medical background may learn BLS. However, you need medical knowledge to understand ACLS. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) are supportive therapies for cardiac arrest and severe injury patients. While ACLS and BLS are used to treat a person in cardiac arrest, they differ in how rescuers use […]

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Things to Think About When Doing CPR on an Infant

Performing CPR on an infant can be a stressful process, especially if it isn’t a procedure that you are familiar with or that you aren’t comfortable performing. There are several things that you can think about if you are faced with a CPR situation that might make the process easier to effectively execute. Learn some […]

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Top Songs to Think of While Performing CPR

Performing CPR can be a hectic procedure. When you are under pressure and have someone’s life on the line, it can be easy to lose track of what you are doing. You might end up going too fast or too slow and reducing the effectiveness of your efforts. There are several songs that you can […]

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How To Avoid Injuries

Unintentional Injuries are a major public health problem. In the United States alone, preventable injuries account for over 3 million non-fatal injuries and 150,000 deaths per year. Globally the number of people dying from unintentional injuries is around 5 million deaths per year. The important thing to appreciate is that many of the injuries can […]

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Staying Healthy

Many people do not realize until it is too late that staying healthy can be life-saving. But it is never too late to start a healthy approach to life. We live in a fast-paced world where everyone is very busy and there is little time devoted to the body. Plus with all the distractions it […]

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How to Prepare for Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) training covers a series of guidelines that healthcare providers follow to give care during emergencies.  The goal of providing care, according to BLS guidelines, is to ensure that patients receive medical treatment with less risk. If you want to become, for example, an EMT or Paramedic, you need to prepare for […]

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Bloodborne pathogens treatment

Universal precautions apply to which body fluids? Cerebrospinal fluid Blood Semen Vaginal secretions Synovial fluid Pleural and pericardial fluid Amniotic fluid In general, universal precautions do not apply to nasal secretions, feces, sweat, sputum, urine, vomitus, and tears unless they contain visible blood or have obvious signs of an infection. Who requires training for bloodborne […]

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What To Expect From Your CPR Classes

Depending on the work you do and how you spend your free time, you might feel like everyone in the world has already taken a CPR class. It’s especially common for people who work in the medical, recreation, and public service industries. For many of those folks, they may very well be on their 10th or even 20th CPR certification class.

However, there are still plenty of people who are considering a CPR class or are scheduled to take their very first one, and aren’t really sure what to expect. After all, how exactly do you train and prepare to save someone’s life?

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