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CPR and First Aid Refresher Training – Regain Your Confidence to Care

CPR and First Aid Refresher Training – Regain Your Confidence to Care

Your dining companion starts choking. What do you do first – back blows or abdominal thrusts? When performing CPR, should you start by opening the airway, performing chest compressions, or delivering rescue breaths? If you aren’t sure how to answer these questions, it may be time to enroll in EmergencyRead More

When Pizza Attacks – Common Household Injuries

When Pizza Attacks – Common Household Injuries

Did you know there are more than 2,000 pizza-related injuries in the United States each year? According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the injury list includes: cuts related to slicing the pie, falling while carrying a pizza and burns from the pan or the pizza itself. TheRead More

Myths About First Aid

Myths About First Aid

The internet is a place that can be full of inaccurate information about first aid treatments, such as putting butter on a burn, or sucking the venom from a snake bite. As any first aid instructor will tell you, putting butter (or any other food product) on a burn won’tRead More

Emergency First Responder in Action: HongJie Guan

Emergency First Responder in Action: HongJie Guan

Written by PADI Regional Training Consultant, Jeremiah Foo Emergency First Response (EFR) training is highly recommended for everyone to help save lives and attend to illness or injury in our everyday lives. It equips us with adequate knowledge and skills to deal with emergency situations before further support arrives. AreRead More

How your Emergency First Response Training Can Save a Life

How your Emergency First Response Training Can Save a Life

Medical Emergency. It’s a phrase that most of us hope to never hear and a situation that we hope to never be in. But if you were to ever be in a medical emergency, can you confidently say that you would know what to do and what care you neededRead More

Myths About Learning CPR

Myths About Learning CPR

Written by Megan Denny CPR training is an essential skill for parents, carers, and a requirement for many well-paying jobs. Unfortunately: Nearly one-third of UK adults are not comfortable performing CPR Only 54 percent of Americans report knowing how to do CPR A random survey in Germany found 16% hadRead More

Who Should Get Basic First Aid and CPR Training?

Who Should Get Basic First Aid and CPR Training?

Knowing what to do in an emergency situation could save the life of someone you care about. Consider these statistics: According to the American Heart Association: CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. More than 85 percent of cardiac arrests occur at home – not a hospital.Read More

STOP THE BLEED® Campaign

STOP THE BLEED® Campaign

When suffering serious bleeding – be that from a gunshot wound, a road accident or a shark attack – a person can bleed to death in less than five minutes, which makes it difficult for emergency medical services to arrive fast enough to control bleeding and save lives. Because bystandersRead More

Kids Save Lives – Why Children Should Learn CPR

Kids Save Lives – Why Children Should Learn CPR

According to The Lancet more than 2,000 people die each day in Europe and the United States due to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. The Lancet also estimates more than 100,000 lives could be saved if more lay people learned cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) – beginning with school children. In countries where CPRRead More

A First Aid Kit for Every Activity

A First Aid Kit for Every Activity

Do you have a first aid kit at home? Do you know what items you should take on day trips, holidays or in your car? Off the shelf first aid kits usually contain basic staples that should be included in all first aid kits, however, it’s important to recognise thatRead More