Celebrate National CPR Week in June!
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013
Safety Training Seminars is an official American Heart Association CPR & First-aid certification training school located in San Francisco. In celebration of National CPR Week, All of the CPR and First-aid courses are being offered at half price of the normal rates. In order to qualify for this discount, the courses must be taught at a company's location in the San Francisco Bay Area, and there must be a minimum of 14 students. This offer expires at the end of June, so book soon to qualify for this great price. View more details about upcoming Group CPR & First-aid Classes.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a technique used in medical emergencies to help keep blood pumping through the body and oxygen flowing to the brain. According to the American Heart Association, CPR saves lives, and they offer classes in communities across the country and throughout the year. Emergencies can happen anywhere, but a few circumstances may have particular need of someone trained in CPR.
Many parents-to-be feel the need to get first-aid and CPR training to prepare them for the responsibility of caring for a new life. In this way, they feel ready to deal with any emergency they may encounter. Also, childcare providers in the Bay Area are required by law to be trained in CPR & First-aid in case of an emergency. Pediatric CPR classes include the special techniques needed for use on infants and small children.
If a family member has a serious medical condition such as heart disease or a respiratory condition, it is important to be prepared for an emergency by getting CPR training. The procedures of chest compression and intermittent breaths given to a person in distress can maintain life until the emergency medical team arrives on the scene.
People who own a swimming pool on their property often worry about children who might be attracted to the water and end up in a drowning accident. Knowing CPR techniques will help to be prepared in case a drowning incident arises. Grandparents who have swimming pools on their property often want CPR training to ensure that they are in a position to help if a grandchild is in trouble.
Those who work in medical environment may have BLS training as one of the requirements for employment. Often, the employer will arrange training for new-hires to ensure that all personnel can handle any emergencies that occur with patients that are already medically compromised. Medical professionals and healthcare professionals must take their BLS renewal course once every two years.
Frequently, teachers of fitness programs and other personnel of a facility are required to have CPR training to ensure that they will be able to handle any medical emergency that occurs during physical activities. This readiness can be important when older clients have sudden medical problems or when unsuspected medical conditions arise in any client. Having all staff members trained in CPR is not only a good marketing point for the facility and ensures that employees will be able help until EMTs arrive.
There are many great reasons to get certified in CPR, and now Safety Training Seminars is offering half price CPR classes.