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Twin Cities Community is Officially Heart Safe

The state of Minnesota is a beautiful place to live, work and raise your family. Minnesotans are hard workers who care about their state and each other. The small city of.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Jan 12, 2017

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions: Staying Active

At In-Pulse CPR, it’s no secret that we are passionate about health. We provide high quality CPR and first aid training sessions so that participants are ready to assist others when.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Jan 05, 2017

Anaphylactic Shock

While CPR does not immediately come to mind when one thinks of allergy treatment, in times of anaphylactic shock CPR is a versatile and very applicable life saving tool. Allergies can.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Jan 03, 2017

Exploring The Benefits of Taking CPR Classes

The unfortunate truth is that sudden cardiac arrest is considered to be one of the leading causes of death in America. The reason why so many people who have cardia arrest.
  • Avatarby Alyssa Reinbolt
  • Dec 27, 2016

A Tribute to Nurses

By Laura Crider At In-Pulse CPR, we don’t believe that you have to scale tall buildings or defeat scary villains to be a hero. Instead, we know that some of the.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Dec 20, 2016

AHA Key point 2015 – Hands Only CPR

  By Peter J Klotunowitch The American Heart Association (AHA) gave a “Call to Action” for bystander witnessed an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest of probable cardiac origin. The national news media picked.
  • Avatarby Peter J J Klotunowitch
  • Dec 13, 2016

Miami Dade Schools adding CPR as part of their curriculum

In a forward-thinking and health-minded decision, the school board of Miami-Dade county has become the first in the state to elect to educate students in Hands-Only CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as part.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Dec 06, 2016

Don’t get more than you asked for during the Holidays

The Holidays are, of course, a great time to reconnect with friends and family. Smiles and stories are shared as we all take a break from the grind of our busy.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Nov 30, 2016

2015 American Heart Association CPR Guideline Updates

At In-Pulse CPR, we want to give our students every advantage when it comes to potentially life-saving CPR training. This includes staying informed about the latest advancements and newest technologies. In.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Nov 23, 2016

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victim Gets Assist from Technology

For Kory Trebbin, attending church on a Sunday morning in May, there was little warning that this day would differ from other Sundays. But, before it was over, the 53-yearold Santa.
  • Avatarby Carol Sarao
  • Nov 16, 2016

Joe Farrell’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Story: CPR Saved His Life And Someone Else’s

In the moment when sudden cardiac arrests strikes, a split second decision to get down on your hands and knees to perform CPR may be just the ticket to save the.
  • Avatarby Alyssa Reinbolt
  • Nov 09, 2016

Rescue Breathing? CPR? I’m confused!!!

I have heard people talk about giving/not giving breaths with CPR and also about “rescue breathing”. I am confused…What is the difference? How do I know what to do?  These are.
  • Carol Theisby Carol Theis
  • Nov 02, 2016

The Life-Saving Importance of AEDs in the Workplace

If you work a standard 40+ hour week, you likely spend more of your waking hours at your workplace than you do at home. Your job gives you a way to.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Oct 26, 2016

Avoiding Injury: Aging Adults

For many of us, getting older means a reduction in physical activity. The less activity we get, the more our muscles atrophy (weaken, deteriorate) and the more deconditioned our cardiovascular system.
  • Avatarby Steve Rakowski
  • Oct 19, 2016

Why not a CPR class for your employees?

Have you ever thought about CPR training for you and your employees? While some fields of work require all employees to be certified, any business can benefit from having CPR-certified staff.
  • Avatarby Alyssa Reinbolt
  • Oct 12, 2016

Minnesota Community Strives for Heart Safety

By Laura Crider Sadly, almost everyone knows someone who has experienced a cardiac arrest. The next victim could be your co-worker, your neighbor, or a random stranger you pass on the.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Oct 05, 2016

New AHA CPR Recommendations

By Peter J Klotunowitch A leading cause of death in the United States, cardiac arrest is caused when the heart suddenly stops, usually due to an electrical malfunction in the heart.
  • Avatarby Peter J J Klotunowitch
  • Sep 27, 2016

Annoying Mosquitoes and the Best Ways to Block them from Biting You

Mosquitoes are an annoying, uncomfortable reality when it comes to spending time outdoors. A blood-feeding member of the fly family, their whining buzz and itching bites can make even a family.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Sep 22, 2016

In-Pulse CPR – with 13 CPR and First Aid class locations in Tampa area

We are the largest provider of CPR and First Aid classes in Tampa with many class locations near you. View our CPR class calendar now!   Progress is everything: There’s a.
  • Troy Bowmanby Troy Bowman
  • Sep 21, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Learn CPR

By Laura Crider Some people think that performing CPR is a job for for paramedics or medical professionals. Others believe CPR is only for those with years of training and extensive.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Sep 15, 2016

Laura: This is my story

Over 300,000 people have their hearts stop suddenly (suffer Sudden Cardiac Arrest or SCA) yearly in the United States alone. Most survivors return to their home and back to their usual.
  • Avatarby Peter J J Klotunowitch
  • Sep 08, 2016

Joggers life was about to change

When Todd Tewksbury set out for his routine daily jog back in August of 2014, everything about it felt normal from lacing up his cross-trainers to the feel of his old.
  • Avatarby Erin Bodie
  • Sep 01, 2016

University of Minnesota Student or Staff CPR classes

Are you a new student required to get your CPR certification? Is your CPR certification expiring?   We offer CPR certification classes at over 13 locations in the Twin Cities area.
  • Troy Bowmanby Troy Bowman
  • Aug 23, 2016

BayCare medical staff CPR classes

Is your BLS Provider CPR certification expiring and BayCare is requiring you to renew it? We offer CPR certification classes at over 13 locations in the Tampa Bay area Click here.
  • Troy Bowmanby Troy Bowman
  • Aug 23, 2016

CPR in Schools

Before he graduates from high school, you know that your student will be taught about literature, algebra, and even health. Today’s public school teachers work hard to give students a well-rounded.
  • Laura Criderby Laura Crider
  • Aug 17, 2016

Bloodborne Pathogens: Where They Are and How They Are Transmitted

When considering bloodborne pathogens most people believe that in order to be contaminated by these pathogens they must come in contact with the infected person’s blood in some way into a.
  • Avatarby Elizabeth Di Vergigelis
  • Aug 12, 2016

Heart Attack During Business Travel: Heroes Among Us

Traveling for work can be stressful. Being in an unfamiliar city with no immediate support personnel like family or friends can add to that stress. Having a cardiac episode on top.
  • Avatarby Steve Rakowski
  • Aug 03, 2016

Young healthy Teen yet Cardiac Arrest still strikes Emily

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States with 326,200 individuals experiencing out of hospital cardiac arrest every year, and ninety percent of those individuals die. Thankfully,.
  • Avatarby Nadene Seiters
  • Aug 03, 2016

Quitting Smoking – Determination, Planning, and Changing Your Routine can Help

Smoking. We know the facts. The science is in and many people have personal horror stories attributed to a friend or family member that has lost the battle with lung cancer.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Jul 29, 2016

CPR Education Equips Ordinary Citizens To Do The Extraordinary In Cases Of Cardiac Arrest

We have seen it countless times: the ambulance, with lights strobing and siren wailing, slithering its way through a congested city street. Apprehensively crawling under a red light at a busy.
  • Avatarby Derek Walborn
  • Jul 27, 2016