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AED Site Assessment: Importance For Response Times

June 14, 2022

An AED site assessment provides a rational process for determining the optimal quantity and placement locations of AEDs required to provide a timely response to a sudden cardiac arrest. Health emergencies often happen in the workplace, and making sure your workplace and employees are prepared, is important. In the event of a heart attack, The…

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AED Program

May 24, 2022

Our AED Program begins with CPR and AED certification, a site assessment, and AED management to ensure proper guidelines are being met. As of 2020, the American Heart Association Guidelines recommends AED’s to be placed in public locations where there is a relatively high likelihood of cardiac arrest. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can strike anyone,…

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CPR Training Benefits

May 10, 2022

CPR training is important in order to recognize and know exactly what to do in an emergency. It benefits not only you, but those around you. Illnesses and injury can happen anywhere, and knowing CPR can make the difference between a quick recovery or a long illness. Keeps Your Workplace Calm CPR training actually increases…

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First Aid Classes: Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid Training

April 26, 2022

First Aid classes with Kansas City First Aid offers Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid training for those who do not work in the medical field. No matter where you work, it is important to be ready for a workplace emergency, and first aid training can help. Our first aid classes are certified through the…

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BLS Classes: Training Services And Classes

April 12, 2022

BLS classes at Kansas City First Aid including training, and other services are available to those who are already working in the healthcare field or anyone interested in entering the healthcare field. We provide training in many American Heart Association courses, including BLS classes. Our clients are unique in terms of their training needs. With our…

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AED Services With KC First Aid

March 22, 2022

AED services provided by Kansas City First Aid can help save lives within the community. Sudden cardiac arrest can strike anyone at any time, even among seemingly healthy, young people. When it strikes, time is the most important aspect to saving that person’s life Having a solid AED program is key to the survival of…

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Is BLS Certification The Same As CPR?

March 8, 2022

BLS certification classes and CPR training are often misconstrued as providing the same skills and life-saving techniques, however, BLS certification and CPR training are very different. CPR is a basic life-saving technique course that anyone can use in their daily lives. In comparison, BLS certification classes are a more in-depth extension of CPR and is…

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Top 4 Reasons To Take CPR Classes

February 22, 2022

CPR classes are important to take in order to recognize and know what to do in an emergency. Illnesses and injury can happen anywhere, and knowing CPR can make the difference between a quick recovery or a long illness. Here are our top five reasons why you should take CPR classes: Saving Lives The difference…

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BLS Certification For HealthCare Providers CPR Course

February 8, 2022

Our BLS certification for healthcare providers CPR course is an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages. Other skills include ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of a foreign-body airway obstruction. The CPR…

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BLS Certification Classes v. CPR Certification

January 25, 2022

BLS certification classes are different from Heartsaver CPR certification in that BLS certification is focused more on healthcare workers who provide a higher level of medical care. CPR certification is included in BLS certification, but also teaches other skills such as ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, use of an automated external defibrillator…