National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Posted by Alex on 5/20/2022 to Physical Health
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Spring has just started, and with blooming flowers and warmer days comes runny noses and asthma flare-ups. Roughly 65 million Americans suffer from asthma or allergies and this season is the toughest for most if not all. As a result, May has been designated as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

The Importance of Breathing & Oxygen Tanks

Posted by Alex on 5/16/2022 to Physical Health
The Importance of Breathing & Oxygen Tanks
Oxygen plays a vital role in our lives. The quality of the air and the strength of our breath can dramatically impact our health and well-being. Disease, environment, and genetics can all play impactful roles in the health of our lungs.

The Importance of Exercise

Posted by Ryan on 4/8/2022
The Importance of Exercise
Exercise is a very important element for everyone to implement into their daily routine. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 22.9% of adults meet the recommended

National Take Down Tobacco Day

Posted by Ryan on 4/1/2022 to Physical Health
National Take Down Tobacco Day
Tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke kills almost half a million people every year in the U.S. alone. This makes it the single leading cause of preventable death in our country.

Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

Posted by Devin on 3/21/2022 to Emergency Care
Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine
The current situation in Ukraine requires no introduction. Millions of people are being affected by the war within the country. The UN and partners have already reached more than 500,000 people with humanitarian assistance, including life-saving

Surviving Radiation

Posted by Chris on 3/11/2022 to Emergency Care
Surviving Radiation
Almost four years ago, Hawaii’s ballistic missile threat system sent an alert that a missile was inbound towards the state. Citizens weren’t sure what to do in the event of an immediate nuclear disaster, with many more not prepared for the

Emergency Preparedness

Posted by Devin on 3/4/2022 to Safety Tips
Emergency Preparedness
Being prepared is important when in comes to emergencies! From fires, to floods, earthquakes, to tornados, and even more there are a lot of different emergencies that could happen in our day-to-day life.

AED Batteries

Posted by Chris on 2/18/2022 to Medical Regulations
AED Batteries
Batteries. They’re everywhere. From calculators to phones, from cars to entire buildings can be powered by these reliable power-storing devices. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) also rely on batteries. These special medical devices need to

Valentine's Day & Heart Disease

Posted by Noah on 2/11/2022 to Physical Health
Valentine's Day & Heart Disease
Valentine’s day is just around the corner! With hearts on the mind, we here at CPR Savers would like to help our community be better informed about Heart Disease.

America Heart Month

Posted by Devin on 2/4/2022 to Physical Health
America Heart Month
The U.S. is entering the 57th annual American Heart Month this February, a time of year when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. This helps shed more light for everyone on different health risks associated with the heart, as well as teach us how to take better care of ourselves.

FDA Approved AEDs

Posted by Chris on 1/28/2022 to Emergency Care
FDA Approved AEDs
As of February 3rd, the Federal Drug Administration requires a Premarket Approval (PMA) for any AED, AED accessories, and professional defibrillators. This mandate has been six years in the making, with many manufacturers having already updated

Flu Shots

Posted by Chris on 1/21/2022 to Safety Tips
Flu Shots
Once more we reach that time of the new year where we start to see our local grocery stores advertise discounted or free flu shots for the season. Though, given the current pandemic that grips the world, why would you bother with the seasonal flu

Female Manikins

Posted by Chris on 1/14/2022 to Safety Tips
Female Manikins
If you learned CPR in the past few years, chances are, you learned on a “male” manikin or a manikin that is flat-chested. Flat-chested manikins have been the standard for decades. After all, the principles of CPR are the same regardless of if the

Omicron Variant

Posted by Chris on 1/7/2022 to Emergency Care
Omicron Variant
Over the past few months, a new variant of the COVID-19 virus has been at the headlines of all major news outlets. The Omicron variant, like the Delta variant, is a mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is being carefully watched by medical experts

Storm Preparations

Posted by Chris on 12/20/2021 to Emergency Care
Storm Preparations
Over the weekend several deadly tornadoes blew through Kentucky, devastating lives and causing hundreds of thousands of dollars of damages to private and public property. Our hearts go out to the affected families, and we wish them a speedy

AED Trainers and their Importance

Posted by Chris on 12/3/2021 to Emergency Care
AED Trainers and their Importance
Previously, we’ve spoken at lengths about the usefulness of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs), and various brands that make AEDs. Now it’s time we talk about training to use these AEDs! After all, Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen swiftly,

CPR Manikin Vests

Posted by Chris on 11/8/2021 to First Aid Kits
CPR Manikin Vests
CPR Manikins are essential for CPR instruction. Instructors need to be able to show proper technique and ensure students are performing the said technique correctly. It would then be in the best interest of the instructors to take care of their

AEDs — DefibTech

Posted by Chris on 10/29/2021 to Emergency Care
AEDs — DefibTech
Last week, we did an overview of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) that went over the basics of what they were and how they operated. Though not much time was dedicated to the manufacturers of these life-saving devices. These FDA-approved

Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)

Posted by Chris on 10/22/2021 to Emergency Care
Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)
You’ve probably noticed them. Sitting in their cabinets behind glass. AEDs, or Automatic External Defibrillators, often make their presence known by means of various signs as well as being dotted all throughout any business. The larger the

Tourniquets: What are they and How do You Use Them?

Posted by Chris on 10/15/2021 to Emergency Care
Tourniquets: What are they and How do You Use Them?
What are Tourniquets? In the wilderness or on the battlefield, injuries can and will happen. During those early moments after an injury, it’s up to you to tend to the wound well enough to earn you enough time till medical professionals can

Why Feedback Training is Important

Posted by Chris on 10/8/2021 to Physical Health
Why Feedback Training is Important

When you think about CPR training, your mind might naturally go towards the specialized manikins that are crucial to medical training. These training instruments are meant to replicate the human body and allow for students to learn how to perform CPR without risking the injury of a volunteer. However, there is a crucial difference between a living person and one of the manikins: feedback. This is where feedback training and their respective manikins come into place.

Fire Prevention Week

Posted by Chris on 10/4/2021 to Safety Tips
Fire Prevention Week
October (specifically October 3rd to October 9th) is Fire Prevention Month! In commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, it’s time to reevaluate your fire safety needs, draft a family action plan, and ensure your alarms are in working.

What is a Mylar blanket?

Posted by Sam on 8/27/2021 to Emergency Care
What is a Mylar blanket?
Developed to protect the space station Skylab from overheating while in orbit, the Mylar blanket is not only known as the space blanket but it is commonly found in First Aid and Survival Kits thanks to how lightweight and effective it is as an insulator.

National Wellness Month

Posted by Sam on 8/20/2021 to Physical Health
National Wellness Month
August is national wellness month, a month to remind us that taking care of ourselves is necessary to help take care of those around us. Wellness focuses not only on physical health, but also mental health, which can be directly related to

An Affordable Quality Manikin - CPR Prompt

Posted by Sam on 8/13/2021 to Emergency Care
An Affordable Quality Manikin - CPR Prompt
One of the most popular CPR training solutions to date the CPR Prompt manikins are simple, durable, and affordable. Designed with an adjustable depth of compression requirement for Adult and Child manikins, Open Airway head tilt, satisfying audible compression clicker for feedback on proper compression technique, and proper anatomical landmarks.
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