Why do we need CPR training?

Information regarding the importance of learning proper CPR techniques. At In-Pulse CPR we offer local CPR classes across the metro area.  Please visit our home page for class locations and times.

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  • Exploring The Benefits of Taking CPR Classes December 27, 2016Alyssa ReinboltThe unfortunate truth is that sudden cardiac arrest is considered to be one of the leading causes of death in America. The reason why so many people who have cardia arrest outside of a hospital die is because there are no bystanders who are capable of performing CPR to increase the chances of survival. The truth ...
  • 5 Reasons You Should Learn CPR September 15, 2016Laura CriderBy Laura Crider Some people think that performing CPR is a job for for paramedics or medical professionals. Others believe CPR is only for those with years of training and extensive experience in medicine. At In-Pulse CPR, we believe that CPR training is for everyone. We don’t take this stance because we want to increase our ...
  • CPR in Schools August 17, 2016Laura CriderBefore he graduates from high school, you know that your student will be taught about literature, algebra, and even health. Today’s public school teachers work hard to give students a well-rounded education. However, some schools also give students an added bonus. When students from these schools receive their high school diplomas, they have CPR knowledge ...
  • Family of Lost Teen Calls for Further Use of CPR and AEDs September 15, 2014Robin JohnsonSeveral factors can lead to an individual’s heartbeat or breathing unexpectedly coming to a halt, from blood infections, to heart attacks, to simple accidents. Even when the cause of a cardiac arrest isn’t known, there is still a way to reduce the chances of the situation being fatal, if only someone nearby administers CPR immediately, ...
  • Why Individuals Who Care for Children must have CPR Training August 1, 2014Benjamin RousseyCaring for children, whether it is part of an occupation such as babysitting or a necessity within everyday life, is one of the most important responsibilities an individual will ever face. As the most vulnerable fraction of the population, children need attentive care to ensure they remain secure and healthy in any situation. Whether you are ...
  • Pressing the Speed Dial or 911 is Not Enough – Learn CPR July 25, 2014Donna Ryan  Be Proactive – Sign Up for Heartsaver CPR You cannot just press “911” on you cell phone and hope for the best. Saving a life is much more crucial than that. Knowing CPR can avert a tragedy, and keep a person sustained until emergency help arrives. Therefore, anyone, any age, should make it a point to ...
  • Only 10 percent of victims survive without CPR May 13, 2014Troy Bowman   Here is an interesting fact.  Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the U.S., affecting more than 1,000 people each day. On average only 10 percent of victims survive, but survival rates jump to 40 percent when victims are treated with CPR and defibrillators.  This percentage increases even more when immediate ...
  • Signs of a potential Heart Attacks March 16, 2012Kaline ReineIf you or someone you know is having a heart attack, you may have only a few minutes to act. A heart attack can strike suddenly, and sometimes without warning. It’s important to know what to do in an emergency. There are many different causes of heart attacks… And there is a lot you should ...
  • DO SOMETHING! October 11, 2011Carol TheisWritten by Carol – In-Pulse CPR Instructor | A number of years ago, our neighborhood experienced one of the most horrific of nightmare situations.  Little 5 year old, Shannon, was coming home from Kindergarten one very slippery January day in Pennsylvania.  The bus driver loved the children very much, lived in the neighborhood, and in 22 ...
  • Studies: Bystanders Who Know CPR Save Lives! August 2, 2011Tom SirmonsWritten by Tom Sirmons                                                      A wealth of recent research* reaches the same conclusion: those who suffer cardiac arrest are far more likely to survive long-term if a bystander immediately begins proper CPR. That’s especially true when emergency medical personnel are unable reach the scene within eight minutes. BUT – considering that brain damage from ...
  • Survival story of a cardiac arrest victim July 18, 2011Pearl SalkinMillions of Americans celebrate our independence as they get together with friends, family and gobs of food for a blissful day at the beach or park followed by oohs and ahs at Fourth of July fireworks displays. But for two young women in Michigan with a special bond, this year’s annual commemoration marked the fifth ...
  • Calling 911 may not be enough to save a loved one July 11, 2011Troy BowmanAfter 10 minutes brain damage is almost certain and non reversible. In other words, your love ones need your help to survive. YOU CAN’T RELY ON OUTSIDE HELP BECAUSE OUTSIDE HELP MOST LIKELY WON’T ARRIVE FAST ENOUGH!
  • An Innocent Child July 6, 2011Melanie Pinette“A parent should never have to bury their child”. To lose a child is something that causes the most indescribable pain a human being can feel, both physically and mentally. Some people never recover, while others use it to gain strength. Watching the dedicated medics and firefighters perform CPR on my baby and do everything ...

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