Tag Archives: AED

CPR is NOT as shown on TV

I saw a terrible representation of CPR on a TV program last night. It is important to know that CPR does NOT work the way they show it in the movies and on TV. On TV the reacuer pumps the … Continue reading

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We need to walk the talk!!

As a Red Cross Training Agency we spend a lot of time teaching people how to use and the importance of the Automatic External Defibrillator. We stress how important it is to have them available in work places, public facilities … Continue reading

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CPR A, B, C, HCP … What’s the difference??

This table provides a brief comparison of the different CPR levels. You may see courses identified as CPR Level C or CPR level A. This should help to de-mystify those different levels. CPR-A is CPR with Adult skills only plus … Continue reading

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Defibrillator Training

Ever since the Public Access Defibrillation program (PAD) was introduced in Canada several years ago, defibrillators known as AED’s (Automatic External Defibrillator) have been popping up in Shopping Malls, Recreation Facilities, Businesses, Churches, Restaurants all over the country. The success … Continue reading

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