As many of you have heard, The American Heart Association released new CPR Training Guidelines on October 21st, 2020. We have a few updates about these changes. We also want to provide more information on the timeline of implementation and when we expect to receive the new training materials. Continue reading American Heart Association 2020 CPR Training Guideline Change Update
Included in Combo Pack
This product contains 5 Adult/Child Masks, 5 Infant Masks, and 10 FREE individually wrapped training valves. Continue reading We Have CPR Training Mask Combo Packs!
What is a Diversity Kit?
The PRESTAN Professional Series Diversity Kits contain the same Professional Series manikins you have all come to know and love. This kit offers students an enhanced training experience with Medium Tone and Dark Tone PRESTAN Professional Series manikins.
What is an UltraVest?
The Ultravest is custom-designed to fit any Prestan Ultralite Manikin torso. It offers easy access to the compression piston on the manikin’s back as well as left shoulder access to the piston cord. It is featuring a front zipper and a clear plastic front pocket. This vest is a great way to protect your Ultralite Manikins while displaying your business card or branding. The comfortable, clean nylon resists dirt and helps keep the manikin’s skin free of grime and grease from regular use and storage. Our UltraVest’s are available in single, 4, or 12-packs! Continue reading New Product Alert: The UltraVest is Here
Hands-Only CPR — Anyone can do it. Everyone should!
Each year, more than 350,000 EMS-assessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the U.S. When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby.
We’re pleased to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to observe this important week, which spotlights how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an AED. Continue reading CPR Awareness Week is Here!
Hospital employees and first responders know how to use PPE to protect themselves and reduce the spread of Covid-19, but what if you’re a layman taking care of someone at home? MCR Medical has the equipment you need and the tips to help ensure you can use the PPE best practices for home caregivers.
PPE best practices for the rest of us
While it’s important to use PPE, it’s even more important to use it CORRECTLY. The best tips for PPE use come from the CDC. We follow these steps ourselves when interacting with others who are or may be positive for Covid-19. Following these handy PPE best practices for home caregivers can keep you safe while still allowing you to care for those you love. Much of this equipment and best practices will also help you keep infections from spreading for other illnesses as well, so these are really good instructions to keep around. Use this handy file to refer to what you need and how to use it
We understand a lot is going on in the world right now, and we want to let everyone know we are still here for you. Below are a couple of answers to frequent questions we have received regarding our shipping timeline.
ARE YOU STILL SHIPPING ORDERS?
MCR medical is still open and functioning as usual. We are taking extra precautions to ensure the safety and health of our employees and customers. Our shipping department is working hard to get orders out quickly and accurately. As always, we will continue to offer fast and free shipping on all of our orders. When you place your order, our focus is on getting your items out within 1 to 2 business days. Continue reading Shipping Products From MCR Medical As Usual
HOW DO I CLEAN MY MANIKIN TO BE UP TO STANDARDS WITH COVID-19?
Prestan Products always recommends cleaning your CPR manikins thoroughly after each class. Along with cleaning the outside torso and face, you want to make sure you are opening the manikin and wiping the chest foam and skin to sanitize the inside as well. You can use a mixture of soap and water to clean the manikin effectively. If the area is extremely dirty, you can also use common household cleaners such as Formula 409, Windex, or Vim. Clorox or Lysol wipes can also be gently applied to clean them if needed.
Batteries are no longer included in Prestan CPR Products sold in the U.S. and overseas! In a recent email to vendors, Prestan expressed regret for this decision but stated that international shipping regulations make the change necessary as of January 1,2020.
WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU
Hopefully, you already have your Prestan CPR products and all is well! But if you’re making a new purchase or plan to order soon, be aware that you’ll need to supply the batteries to get your CPR manikins and AED trainers class-ready.
This change affects all the products in the Prestan line up, including:
Professional Series Manikins with feedback- all models, 2 AA batteries per manikin
Ultralite Manikins with Feedback Piston installed – 2 AA batteries per unit
Ultralite Manikins Replacement/Upgrade Piston Feedback Unit – 2 AA batteries per unit
AED Trainers – 3 to 4 C batteries, depending on model
Keep in mind to multiply those numbers when purchasing kits with multiple manikins!
We’ve got your back
Luckily, MCR Medical has a stash of AA batteries and are beginning to offer them as an option for purchase as a set of 2 for $0.60! This will be available, as of now, for any type of manikin purchase. This means that if you purchase an adult, child, infant or manikin kit, you will have the option to purchase AA batteries.
In order for the pop up box containing the offer to appear, please make sure you click on the item you would like to purchase so that it takes you to the product page (the page with the full description of the product). Once you are on the product page, you are able to add the item to the cart and a pop up box offering batteries will appear. Completing this step is the only way that you will have the option to purchase batteries with your manikin. If you are buying a kit, please keep in mind that each Prestan manikin requires 2 AA batteries each.
Please Note: At this time, MCR Medical will not be offering any C batteries for the Prestan AEDs.
Prestan Products still industry-leading, top quality CPR products
While everyone regrets the lack of batteries and out-of-the-box readiness for their products, we at MCR continue to view Prestan manikins and AED trainers as the best choice for CPR training. Prestan’s high quality, realistic manikins and trainers offer the most authentic classroom experience at a very competitive price point. We believe in them so much, they’re the only manikins we’ll sell! So you can purchase your Prestan products with confidence – just don’t forget the batteries!
If you’ve got questions about ordering any of the Prestan Products we carry, a purchase you’ve made or are planning to make, or our UltraLite Manikin battery offer, feel free to visit us at mcrmedical.com. Our friendly and knowledgeable sales staff are happy to help in any way we can. We’ll get through this together!
Don’t worry! You’re still going to be getting the same quality products you’ve grown to expect from MCR Medical. We have just chosen to make a few small modifications to the packaging.
In the past, we have packaged our training valves and training BVMs in a plastic carrying case with a handle. Moving forward, the new packaging for these products will be a usable black mesh bag. Continue reading Same Quality Products w/ A Fresh New Look