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First Aid Requirements for Washington Child Care Centers

Rules for First Aid Supplies and CPR and First Aid Training Requirements for Washington State Childcare Centers and daycares.

So you are a new childcare center or opening an in home daycare? What first aid supplies and training you required to have? Good news is that Washington state is very specific in defining the requirements for first aid kits

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Breathing should not be the indicator of life

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How can you tell if a person needs CPR? What if they are still breathing? Don’t be fooled by the breathing. Over the years we were taught not to do CPR if the person is breathing. A person requiring CPR

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AED’s save lives in schools

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With an increasing number of students at local schools having cardiac episodes, the public is becoming more aware of what we have always known, children and young adults can and do have cardiac arrest. It is estimated that as many

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Is AED training required?

One thing we hear frequently is that AED training is not required and anyone can use them regardless of training. While AED’s are fairly easy to use, training is still required and necessary. Most states have what is called “conditional

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How to choose a CPR and First Aid Trainer

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Choosing a CPR Instructor is an important task that is often overlooked and under appreciated. With more and more people becoming “CPR trainers” with thoughts of making a quick buck, there is a lot of choices in CPR Instructors available.

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New 2010 CPR Guidelines Released

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On October 18, 2010 the American Heart Association released the new 2010 CPR and First Aid Guidelines. Here are just a few of the highlights from the 2010 release. Emphasis on High Quality Compressions Compressions are now at a rate

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