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2014-05-30 23:10:36

Thanks to SUMO, a new low-cost manikin developed by ProTrainings, healthcare professionals can now be CPR certified completely from home with only a laptop and webcam. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For the first time ever, it will be possible to get completely CPR certified from home, including the hands-on demonstration of skills. And no, you won't be asked to do CPR compressions on your computer keyboard. Up until now, manikins have been expensive, cumbersome, and hard to...

2012-04-23 23:03:31

Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of their fifth Bay Area American Heart Association CPR certification training school in Berkeley, CA. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce their newest Berkeley American Heart Association CPR training school in Alameda County. The new location will be located at the corner of University Avenue & Shattuck Avenue near the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The American Heart Association...

2011-03-14 11:03:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“Research participants who viewed a brief training video on hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were more likely to attempt CPR, and perform better in an emergency than participants who did not view the video, according to findings reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year nearly 300,000 people suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States, and often the survival rates are low. In these instances, hands-only...

2010-06-02 07:45:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth announced today that they have partnered with the Ad Council on an initiative to raise awareness of health and safety issues by displaying a series of the Ad Council's public service advertisements (PSAs) in doctor's office waiting rooms throughout the country. Starting this month, AccentHealth will be supporting the Ad Council and the American Heart Association's Hands-Only(TM) CPR campaign in conjunction with CPR Week in an effort to help...

2010-01-05 14:40:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeOnlineCPR.com, a leading website offering online CPR certification, announces it is providing site's visitors with free online CPR courses. The courses at FreeOnlineCPR.com are designed to be easy to use. The online format makes these courses ideal for anyone who has a difficult time making it to an in-person CPR course. "We know that emergencies requiring first aid or CPR can crop up any time and our courses are designed and written by...

2009-08-12 04:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The opposition to health reform is a web of vested interests with major financial stakes in the status quo," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee/former White House Drug Policy spokesman Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman in a column in today's South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "30 key lawmakers involved in health legislation total $11 million in health investments," Weiner and Osserman explain in their op-ed, "Insurance...

2008-08-20 00:00:39

The Jackson County Regional Health Center and the American Heart Association are teaming up for a potentially life-saving event. Teaching the basic skills of CPR, the organizations are sponsoring Family and Friends CPR at the health center, 700 W. Grove St. in Maquoketa at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the large conference room. Two 90-minute classes, which will cover CPR skills for adults, children and infant victims, will be offered and are open to the public. For more information,...

2008-08-11 12:01:14

QuadraMed, a developer of healthcare IT solutions, has announced that Daughters of Charity Health System has signed a $15.8 million contract to expand the use of QuadraMed CPR across its five-hospital network. With this contract, Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has purchased software and services for the QuadraMed CPR platform including interactive care-grid, order management, access management, clinical decision support, nursing documentation, chart management and additional...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'