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Keep people alive: The life-saving benefits of CPR

Medical Emergencies Training

CPR is one of the best ways to save lives. It can be used in medical emergencies, like heart attacks and near-drownings.   But how does it work? CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which means that it works by stimulating someone's heart and lungs until they are able to breathe on their own again.    There are many steps involved in giving CPR including chest compressions, mouth-to-mouth breathing, or just oxygen given through a mask. These techniques will all help increase the likelihood that you're successful when saving someone's life!   What is CPR?   Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a..

The life-saving power of CPR

The Life-Saving Power of CPR

The NCC Northwest Career College has an excellent CPR course. It's designed to teach you what to do in the event of a heart attack, asthma, stroke, or choking emergency.   This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to help save someone else's life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).   The NCC CPR Course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed so that when faced with these emergencies, you can act quickly and confidently.   What exactly is CPR? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is the combination of chest compressions and rescue breathing to manually preserve intact..

Why should you learn CPR?

Learn CPR

Imagine this scenario: you're at a family gathering and someone has a heart attack. You see that person collapse to the ground, their face turns blue, and they stop breathing. What do you do?    CPR!    CPR is one of those things that everyone should know how to do in case of an emergency situation. CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - it consists of chest compressions with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation or oxygen administration.    Northwest Career College offers free CPR certification classes to our students which will teach anyone how to perform CPR on others.    In this article, we'll discuss..

Has CPR changed due to COVID-19?


With the precautions that have been put in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, questions have arisen regarding how the administration of CPR (and First Aid in general) has been affected.    All major certifying agencies, such as the American Heart Association, ASHI, and the Red Cross, have updated their guidelines to reflect the current environment.   The basic precautions - making sure the area is safe, and wearing PPE (personal protective equipment) haven't really changed, aside from the addition of face masks.    As face masks are likely much more accessible to the average bystander now..

Celebrities who’ve saved lives using CPR


Thousands of people every year are saved by the prompt actions of bystanders who administer CPR. CPR is a useful skill for anyone to have, even famous Hollywood actors and celebrities, and here are some examples to prove it.   Ryan Reynolds  First of our list of actors who saved lives in Ryan Reynolds. Best known for movies like “Deadpool” and “Detective Pikachu,” Reynolds revealed that he had used CPR to become a real-life superhero for his family.    In June 2017, he took to Instagram to post that the CPR training he had earned through an accredited CPR course..

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