Category Archives: CPR Training

How to Get Your Printable CPR Certification Card

Need to get certified in CPR for your job or school? American BLS offers online CPR courses with a printable CPR certification card that can be printed or emailed to your employer or supervisor after you pass the course. Many professions now require some form of CPR training for employees. Workplace safety is more important […]

Common Questions People Ask About CPR

CPR can be a scary topic. No matter how much you study lifesaving techniques or take classes, nothing can prepare you for what happens when an emergency actually occurs. The best thing you can do is be prepared. Here are some of the common CPR questions we answer frequently.   1. Do you perform CPR […]

What is Hands-Only CPR?

Hands-only CPR is CPR without rescue breaths. Instead of performing CPR with a combination of chest compression’s and rescue breaths, you perform chest compression’s only. Conventional CPR – CPR with chest compression’s and rescue breaths. Hands-Only CPR – CPR with chest compression’s only. Why would we perform Hands-Only CPR? Aren’t rescue breaths important? Conventional CPR […]

Get Your CPR Certification Online

Whether in the workplace or at home, there is always a chance of an emergency when there are people around. There’s no way to predict when someone might collapse from cardiac arrest, stop breathing, or lose consciousness. That’s why everyone should always be prepared to handle an emergency and should make it a point to […]

CPR Guideline Updates 2015

The new Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and emergency care guideline updates for 2015 have been released. The new guidelines emphasis the importance of bystander intervention and adjust some previously defined instructions for chest compressions and rescue breaths. Since 2010, studies have shown that most errors during CPR are a result of incorrect compression rate and depth. […]

CPR Steps

This simple CPR guide will outline the basic CPR steps used to save lives in an emergency situation and will show you how to do CPR. This CPR guide is updated with the 2015 CPR Guidelines.

CPR & First Aid Training for Security Guards

Safety should be the number one priority when dealing with the public. Whether you work in a home, business, or public location, all security guards should be trained in CPR and First Aid to act if there is an emergency with someone under their supervision. American BLS offers free CPR training for security guards to […]

CPR & First Aid Training for Coaches

Safety should be the number one priority whenever dealing with athletes or sporting events because a life threatening accident could happen at any time. It is crucial to have people around who are trained in CPR and First Aid to act if there is an emergency with one of your players. Some of the situations […]