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Every parent should know how and when to administer CPR. When performed correctly,CPR can save a child's life by restoring breathing and circulation until advanced help arrives by medical care provides.
What is CPR? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a combination of rescue breathing (mouth-mouth resuscitation) and chest compressions . If a child is not breathing or circulating blood adequately, CPR can restore circulation of oxygen-rich blood to the brain. Without oxygen, permanent brain damage or death can occur in less than 8 minutes.
CPR may be necessary for children during many different emergencies, including accidents ,suffocation, poisoning, smoke inhalation, electrocution injures, potentially for fall (stairways and slippery floors), and sudden death syndrome (SIDS) also known as crib death.
Who needs to take a CPR class? It is strongly recommended that you learn how to perform CPR by taking a course. The class is pretty much for anyone, including parents, corporations, childcare providers and health care workers, etc.
A CPR course will teach you how to perform chest compressions in infants,children and adults and how to coordinate the compressions with rescue breathing. Remember learning CPR you can save a life.
Yes! we can come to you! Learn CPR from a Qualified American Heart Association Instructor and receive books, handouts and a certification completion card .
We also offer the following classes; BLS-C, Basic First- Aid, ACLS and PALS for Health Care Workers.