Tag Archives: First Aid

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The Importance of CPR Training

Being alive is a blessing. But there are unexpected situations that are life-threatening such as drowning accidents, serious illnesses like stroke or cardiac arrest, and many more. In most of these situations, it’s possible to save the people i...

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Signs of Choking and Performing Heimlich Maneuver

Children and even adults are prone to choking. It is also one of the leading causes of sudden death in children. Food is the most common hazard. Toys come next. When these items are swallowed, they may remain in the throat or windpipe and block the f...

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Back to Basics With Basic Life Support

Saving a life does not always happen in the emergency room and contrary to what we immediately picture, one can save a life without complex equipment and other tools. It is amazing how simple knowledge executed immediately can prevent serious consequ...

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Recognizing and Responding to Choking

Choking can be pretty common – anyone can choke on something. While there are instances when choking solves by itself, it can also lead to more threatening situations. Clutching their throat is a common sign that something is wrong. If the pers...

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What to Remember Before Administering CPR

Being trained in first aid CPR training in The Bronx, New York, or elsewhere, means having the ability to instinctively respond to cardiac emergencies. However, even with such tense situations, there are certain things to remember to make sure you ca...

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First Aid and CPR Training: Who Should Get It?

Emergencies can happen anywhere and anytime. Whether you are at home, in the office, or on the streets, these situations may arise. It may be in the form of an accident or witnessing someone having a cardiac arrest. Knowing what to do in these unprec...

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