Understanding the AED Defibrillation Process

Understanding the AED Defibrillation Process is important to be as prepared as possible. Theoretically, defibrillation is quite simple – delivering electrical shocks to the heart to restore the normal heart rhythm. However, in practice, the defibrillation process isn’t as easy as it sounds. You must follow multiple rules and protocols to administer successful and life-saving…


What Is the Purpose of CPR?

The purpose of CPR is to save lives, but let’s dig a little deeper. With over 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the US annually, cardiopulmonary resuscitation might save a life when a person’s heart stops, and there are no healthcare providers nearby. When the heart stops pumping blood to the body’s vital organs, death can…


Can You Be Sued for Performing CPR?

When considering getting your CPR certification you may be wondering, can you be sued for performing CPR? Imagine you are at the scene of a car crash or another unfortunate accident. You are a bystander spotting a victim in need of immediate assistance. You want to help but don’t have particular medical knowledge or a…