Best Practices for Calling 911

Best Practices for Calling 911

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Every second counts during an emergency. Follow these tips from the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) when you need to call 911.

Fire Emergencies: Older Adults are at Increased Risk

Fire Emergencies: Older Adults are at Increased Risk

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A fire department in the US responds to a fire event every 24 seconds. Although, anyone can experience a fire, older adults are especially vulnerable.

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a “silent killer”. It’s an odorless, colorless toxic gas that can easily go unnoticed to the human senses.

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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

How to Perform a First Aid Assessment

If an individual appears to be injured, it’s important to complete an assessment of the scene and the person. This allows you to quickly identify...

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How to Perform a First Aid Assessment

Bystander CPR: What is it Really Like to Perform CPR?

Responding to an emergency can have a physical, mental and emotional impact on the rescuer no matter who the victim is.

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Bystander CPR: What is it Really Like to Perform CPR?

The Importance of CPR Training for the Whole Family

Many take CPR as a requirement for work. But the truth is you’re more likely to use your CPR training to save a loved one such as a family member.

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The Importance of CPR Training for the Whole Family

The Beginner's Guide to CPR and AED

In honor of National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7), let’s break down the basic steps of CPR and how to use an AED.

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The Beginner's Guide to CPR and AED

What To Do During An Asthma Attack

There’s no cure for it, asthma flare-ups can be managed by avoiding triggers, preventing symptoms with asthma medications, & being prepared to...

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What To Do During An Asthma Attack

The Importance of CPR in Schools

Let’s explore how CPR in schools is impacting bystander CPR rates and how this required training translates into our communities long-term.

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The Importance of CPR in Schools

Best Practices for Preventing Heat-Related Emergencies

The good news is that heat illnesses are preventable. Here’s what you need to know about preventing heat-related emergencies.

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Best Practices for Preventing Heat-Related Emergencies

Emergency Bleeding: How To Stop The Bleed Until Help Arrives

Knowing how to apply bleeding control measures can make a significant difference in a person’s chance of survival prior to the arrival of EMS.

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Emergency Bleeding: How To Stop The Bleed Until Help Arrives

Giving CPR to a Pregnant Person: What You Need to Know

Here’s some information to better understand how a woman’s body adapts during pregnancy & considerations to take when giving CPR to a pregnant person.

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Giving CPR to a Pregnant Person: What You Need to Know

How to Help Your Child Prepare for an Emergency

Here are some emergency preparedness tips to help your family navigate these difficult conversations.

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How to Help Your Child Prepare for an Emergency

Are Rescue Breaths Necessary During CPR?

Are rescue breaths necessary during CPR? These are the questions that are frequently asked and addressed in CPR classes across the country.

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Are Rescue Breaths Necessary During CPR?
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