Graduation June 21, 2024 – Guest Speaker Ken West, President & CEO of HCA Florida JFK Hospital

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CPR Awareness

It’s CPR Week!

CPR Awareness

Every year during the first week of June (1–7), the American Heart Association reminds us of the importance of learning how to properly and safely administer CPR.

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Pocket First Aid & CPR

Lifesaving App

Pocket First Aid & CPR

The American Heart Association has introduced a smartphone application named “Pocket First Aid & CPR” which is updated with all the current information and reference materials that one may need during an emergency. 

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History of CPR

The History of CPR

History of CPR

When we think of CPR, we rarely think of how it all came to be. Here you will find information dating back to 1740 and the history of CPR.

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PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

On June 8, 2015, Mike Brodzinski, a 16-year old from Pennsylvania, was in the middle of a recreation baseball game when he realized that the game’s umpire had collapsed.  As a volunteer firefighter, Brodzinski took his training, and put it to use and helped save a life. 

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Infant CPR

Infant CPR

Infant CPR

When it comes to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), it does differ between infants, children, and adults.  Choking is the number one cause of unintentional death in infants.  It’s important to be prepared on how to administer CPR to an infant in case you are ever in a situation that requires it.  Below are the steps for CPR for an infant if he or she is not breathing.

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2015 First Aid Guidelines

2015 First Aid Guidelines

2015 First Aid Guidelines

With the continuous improvement and training of CPR and first aid techniques, the survival rate of those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest is increasing.  Every five years, guidelines on how rescuers should perform first aid and basic life supporting techniques are reviewed and updated. 

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