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In a Hurry? take the on Line CPR Course, Followed by the skills session with a Health First instructor.


A skills session is the hands-on portion of an AHA eLearning course and includes Parts 2 and 3 — skills practice and testing. It is conducted in-person after a student completes Part 1 online. Skills sessions are conducted by AHA BLS Instructors. GO to http://www.onlineaha.org Sign up for the course you are looking for. Complete the On Line course and print the certificate of completion. Make an appointment with Health First and complete the skills portion of the course. This is a quick and easy way to get the required certification you need for work or school. Cost of the skills [...]

In a Hurry? take the on Line CPR Course, Followed by the skills session with a Health First instructor.2012-12-27T17:22:12-08:00

Bystanders CPR


Less than one-third of sudden cardiac arrest victims are administered immediate CPR from bystanders. Through a variety of programs, the American Heart Association is equipping people and communities to act in emergencies and ultimately save lives.

Bystanders CPR2012-09-17T23:41:30-07:00

88 Percent of cardiac arrests occur at home


Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88 percent of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is mostly likely to be someone you love.

88 Percent of cardiac arrests occur at home2012-07-16T16:08:57-07:00

Women and Heart Disease


'I thought I had the flu'. Even though heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, women often chalk up the symptoms to less life-threatening conditions like acid reflux, the flu or normal aging. “They do this because they are scared and because they put their families first,” Goldberg said. “There are still many women who are shocked that they could be having a heart attack.” A heart attack strikes someone about every 34 seconds. It occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely. This happens because the arteries [...]

Women and Heart Disease2012-06-25T21:22:25-07:00


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