Need help with your manikin’s clicker? Let’s troubleshoot!
Recently, we’ve had a few calls from customers having Prestan Manikin compression clicker problems in the Prestan Professional Series manikins. In this blog, we’ll break down some of the possible causes and ways to fix the issue!
What’s a clicker?
First off, let’s explain the “clicker” and how it works. The clicker is part of the compression rate assembly located in the chest cavity of your Prestan Professional Series CPR manikin. When the user presses firmly enough to deliver the proper depth of compression for effective CPR, this mechanism will compress and recoil with a loud “click!”
Winter is HERE and it’s time to prepare for those cold temps!
Is it cold in here, or is it just me?
Dropping temperatures caught you by surprise? No worries! MCR Medical has you covered for winter fun with our private label Grab N Go hand warmers, silver emergency blankets, and emergency sleeping bags, in stock now!
Warm hands, warm hearts!
These Grab N Go WARM Hand Warmers are amazing! They’re small enough to keep in your purse, glove box, first aid kit, or even your jacket pocket. Just open the packet*, give it a shake and hold it in your hand. Feel the warmth! Air activated, with a 3-year shelf life. Great for outdoor sporting events, holiday parades, waiting for the school bus, musicians and hunters. MCR Medical has the lowest prices around, making them affordable enough to share. They make a great donation to churches, homeless shelters or schools, too. Get a few! Grab yours here.
MCR Medical Supply continues to grow thanks to customers like you!
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We don’t usually toot our own horn, but we think this is a pretty big deal! Thanks to our amazing customers MCR Medical has made the Columbus Business First’sFast 50 Awards list for the 3rd consecutive year!
Handle big classes hygienically (without breaking the budget!)
CPR training uses a lot of “consumables.” As an instructor, you know you have to replace training valves after each class, but do you know why? Today we’ll explain a little about how valves work, and compare pros and cons of valves vs CPR training shields.
How it Works:
When students breathe into the valve, it’s like blowing into a balloon: inflating and deflating (lung bags work just like balloons!). Then, they pass the “balloon” to the next person.
Within the valve stem is a gauze-like material that prevents fluids transferring between students during practice, preventing cross-contamination.
Earlier this month we learned of Prestan discontinuing light skin tone CPR manikins. This decision includes adult, child, infant, single and 4 packs, collections, family packs and jaw-thrust manikins. Some light skin tone products will be available for a limited time.
Prestan’s decision to nix the light models is based on the greater popularity of medium and dark manikins, which look more realistic and are easier to keep clean. The change comes at a time when many CPR instructors are preparing for the 2019 AHA compliance updates.
Continue reading Prestan Discontinuing Light Skin Tone CPR Manikins
Out of the box ideas for growing CPR classes in your community
It’s summer and that means swimming, sports, traveling and general busy-ness. And it’s the perfect time to teach CPR! CPR parties are a great way to connect with friends and neighbors while teaching life-saving skills. Building CPR confidence and having fun go hand-in-hand when you make it a party!
Continue reading CPR Parties – The New Tupperware
Exclusive product adds professional look while protecting your manikin
DO YOU DRESS FOR CPR SUCCESS?
You are a CPR professional, and your classroom rig should reflect that. The new ManiVest CPR Manikin Vest from MCR Medical brings next level CPR training and protects your investment. Check out this exclusive accessory that sets you apart from the competition.
We designed our vest for adult-sized manikins with several unique features.
The custom fit protects your manikin body from dirt and damage during travel or storage (also appropriate for most small/ child sized manikins).
The vest easily unzips to begin practice compressions and access feedback monitor (if applicable) without undressing.
The see-through pocket can hold your business card, or add a little whimsy to your class by having students “name” the manikin and place a name tag in the pocket.
MCR Medical finds that when we give back, we get so much more
The “Giving Back Conundrum”:
Does it ever seem that, when you do something nice for someone else, YOU are the one who gets the most benefit? It’s almost unfair! Why should helping others give us such a boost? We’re already so fortunate. And yet, it always seems to work that way. At MCR Medical, it’s important that we share our good fortune by meeting real needs in our community. Still, every time it feels like we “get” more from the experience than we “give.”
Here’s an example. Since August 2017, the first Friday of the month finds us taking 200 sack lunches to The Open Shelter in Columbus, Ohio. This amazing organization was the first 24-hour emergency walk-in shelter in Ohio and has helped over
30,000 men, women and children with securing and retaining housing, providing hot meals, food, clothing, hygiene supplies, tarps and sleeping bags since opening their doors in 1983.