Navigation Links
CPR, BLS, ACLS, and Pediatric First-aid Courses Are Offered to the Public Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area: Learn 5 Reasons Why People Are Reluctant to Learn CPR.
Date:3/27/2013

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2013

In 2007, Congress designated the first week of June as National CPR/AED Week in order to bring attention to the importance of CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) training to save a friend, family member, or coworker in case of a life threatening emergency. Many people are reluctant to spend a few hours to learn these life-saving skills for a variety of reasons. In celebration National CPR/AED Week, Safety Training Seminars has developed a list of the top 5 reasons why people are reluctant to take a CPR training class.

1. Written tests are stressful
This is a valid excuse for a lot of people. In the past, CPR classes were very stressful with strict classes and long written tests. However, the American Heart Association classes are designed around a watch and practice classroom session. Also, the written test is optional in the Heartsaver CPR and First-aid classes.

2. Liability
Every state in the USA has Good Samaritan laws which protect the rescuer from liability while performing CPR or First-aid on a victim. These laws were designed to protect the rescuer in the event of a lawsuit. Even though there are no cases of anyone being successfully sued after performing CPR, you can protect yourself further by following these simple rules:
a. Only provide care up to your training level. Do not perform an emergency tracheotomy
b. Get professional help for the victim. Remember to have someone call 911.
c. Do not demand payment for your services after you save someone who was choking.

3. Transmission of disease
Many people do not want to learn CPR since they would have to breath into another person’s mouth. The American Heart Association has developed a method for this situation called Hands Only CPR. In lieu of actually breathing into the victim’s mouth, the rescuer can just perform CPR compressions until the ambulance arriv
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Youth with type 1 diabetes may suffer health risks when transitioning from pediatric to adult care
2. Presidents Bioethics Commission releases report on pediatric medical countermeasure research
3. New Article Finds Fault With Pediatric Organization’s Support for Circumcision, Provoking a Formal Response
4. Pediatric cardiac surgeon honored with Gibbon Award and scientific journal tribute
5. ASCO to honor CHOP expert Garrett Brodeur with Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture
6. Pediatric cardiologist at CHOP receives major teaching award at ACC National Conference
7. NIST panel expands recommendations for use of electronic health records in pediatrics
8. Pediatric cancer charities partner to fund international collaborative research
9. Study identifies growth factor essential to the most common malignant pediatric brain tumor
10. Pediatricians Say No to Expulsions, Suspensions at Schools
11. Pediatrics Group Issues New Ear Infection Guidelines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... Regenerative Medicine Solutions (RMS) is set ... Nashville, Tennessee. RMS welcomes the launch of an entirely ... of a new treatment center for the Lung Institute. ... Institute to Nashville, the hope is to bring awareness ... diagnosed and undiagnosed. With Nashville being a hub for ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, ... program of care that is dramatically improving the ... clinic—Johnson Chiropractic Neurology & Nutrition—applies a proprietary, multi-dimensional approach ... also addresses sources of inflammation, neurology of the joint ... chain” from the brain to the spine, to the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Bifidobacteria, the primary bacteria found in the large ... so a high Bifido probiotic can help replenish this ... Men’s Complete contains 90 Billion live probiotic cultures, ... support a healthy large intestine (colon) where elimination occurs ... cultures from 7 Lactobacillus strains to help maintain a ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014) Levothyroxine is considered the gold standard therapy ... review of therapies for the condition including combining ... assessment, say a team of investigators.,1Their analysis, published as ... , finds insufficient consistent data exist to recommend a ... sold under various trade names, such as Synthroid ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Department of Defense (DoD) is being launched to ... may lead to the first successful treatments for ... athletes and soldiers, but also millions among the ... , Under the partnership, officially launched October 1, ... the DoD, the research team, representing many universities, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Regenerative Medicine Solutions Expanding 2Health News:Newly Developed Program Eases Chronic Knee Pain without Surgery and in as Little as Two Days 2Health News:Newly Developed Program Eases Chronic Knee Pain without Surgery and in as Little as Two Days 3Health News:ReNew Life Introduces Ultimate Flora™ Men’s Complete Probiotic 90 Billion—Comprehensive Probiotic Support Just for Men 2Health News:New guidelines for treatment of hypothyroidism endorse current therapy 2Health News:US aims for traumatic brain injury clinical trial success 2Health News:US aims for traumatic brain injury clinical trial success 3Health News:US aims for traumatic brain injury clinical trial success 4
... Healthy Snacking, MINDEN, Nev., April 22 Nutrition ... Detour(R) bar, today announced,the introduction of a convenient new ... Bar(TM). The snack size bar is loaded with,essential nutrients ... a,healthy lifestyle. With seven grams of protein and just ...
... Fla., April 22 Applying the Family and Medical,Leave ... the country. A recent change and several proposed amendments ... and will clarify,application of the Act in both civilian ... employers must grant eligible,employees up to a total of ...
... BEHAVIORAL ... CARE SERVICES ACROSS NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April ... that serves the New Mexico,Behavioral Health Collaborative, announced it ... providers to further develop,community-based services across the state. This ...
... report from the American Cancer Society highlights that long-term ... been responsible for declining cancer death rates in the ... and Figures 2008 (CPED), points out that drops in ... rates have been stable or slightly declining since 2000 ...
... treatment with chemotherapeutic agents is often associated with ... referred to as chemobrain - that may compromise ... cancer survivors. Now, research published in the open ... a single chemotherapeutic agent, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), by itself ...
... ,biological mechanism, that leads to adverse reactions identified, officials ... heparin products have now been found in at least ... ongoing surveillance measures to ensure the safety of the ... addition, officials said contaminated lots of the blood thinner ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Detour(R) Unveils Snack Size Protein Bar 2Health News:Changes to Family and Medical Leave Act Clarify Employer Responsibilities 2Health News:Changes to Family and Medical Leave Act Clarify Employer Responsibilities 3Health News:ValueOptions(R) New Mexico Provides $10.3 Million for Community Behavioral Health Care Organizations 2Health News:American Cancer Society report details cancer prevention efforts 2Health News:American Cancer Society report details cancer prevention efforts 3Health News:American Cancer Society report details cancer prevention efforts 4Health News:Chemotherapy causes delayed severe neural damage 2Health News:FDA: Contaminated Heparin Found in 10 Countries 2Health News:FDA: Contaminated Heparin Found in 10 Countries 3Health News:FDA: Contaminated Heparin Found in 10 Countries 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 A study using a relatively ... new look at the composition of carotid artery disease ... and treat the disease, a leading cause of stroke. ... Lexington between September 2010 and May 2012, was featured ... of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) Cardiovascular Interventions. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014  HealthLoop® released an app version of its ... 8 and allows people to share medical device and ... iOS technologies to enhance the HealthLoop experience for iPhone ... their doctors between visits. "This new ... collect is exciting," says HealthLoop founder Dr. Jordan ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014  Georgia-Pacific Professional is a leading provider ... a wide range of away from home applications. ... in healthcare, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, surgical ... its healthcare products and solutions to the dental ... of infection control in the dental office," said ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Imaging Tool May Allow Tailoring of Stroke Prevention to Each Patient 2HealthLoop Integrates with Apple's HealthKit Enabling Patients to Share Health Data with Their Doctors Right from their iPhone 2Georgia-Pacific Professional Brings Its Success in Medical Solutions to the Dental Community 2Georgia-Pacific Professional Brings Its Success in Medical Solutions to the Dental Community 3
...
... The Slim-LOC Plate is a ... intervertebral body fixation. The Slim-LOC is ... design, modified by current market technology. ... versatility & integrated instrumentation. Reduced width ...
... Osmium is a cervical plate system ... spine. The implant provides for the ... the bone transplant has consolidated. Optimized ... and bicortical fixation. Maximum purchase also ...
... meet the clinical challenges of anterior cervical ... and the choice of fixed angle screws ... for ease of implantation in complex cases. ... the surgeon the versatility of creating a ...
Medicine Products: