With everything going on, we want to address a question we have been receiving quite often.
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.
Your older Ultralites can now be upgraded for AHA and ARC complaince!
Exciting news for Prestan Ultralite owners!
You can now upgrade your old Prestan Ultralites for feedback compliance with a simple to install piston available from MCR Medical! These popular portable CPR manikins were easy on your back and your budget. But until now they weren’t compatible with the AHA and ARC guidelines. Prestan heard you and offers an easy solution to extend the life of your Ultralites.
Simple upgrade makes ultralites compliant
The easy-to-install piston provides both rate and depth compression feedback (meeting both AHA and ARC certification guidelines). Offered in single or 4-packs, this cost-effective upgrade means no big investment to get compliant! Simply install the piston and your Prestan quality Ultralites are ready for years of compliant service.
We’ve got the ultralites for you
MCR Medical will continue to sell the original Ultralite manikins, as well as the new upgraded Ultralites with pre-installed compression rate and depth pistons (single, 4- or 12-packs) and just the upgrade pistons (single or 4-pack). Visit our websiteor ask our friendly sales associates to find which option is right for you. Don’t forget our great combo packs! With accessories like AED trainers, training shields and carry cases, these combos offer great options for every trainer and every budget.
Of course, if you’re ready for prestan Professional manikins…
Prestan Ultralites are a great option for convenience and/or a tight budget, but if you’re ready to move up to Prestan’s full-size, top quality Professional Series Manikins, we have all kinds of exciting new kits and options for you. Check our out Prestan Professional Series CPR manikins today!
It’s all about what works for you!
At MCR Medical, we’re CPR trainers, too. So we know how important it is to get the best quality training equipment at the best price. We’re proud to carry the Prestan line of manikins exclusively because we know you’ll be happy with whichever model you choose. Find out more about Prestan manikins at our website or contact us for more info.
Karen Morrison co-founded MCR Medical with her husband, Charlie, to meet a need they saw first-hand in the first aid and CPR training community: providing the best quality products, at the best price, with integrity and an authentic personal touch through the relatively new market of e-commerce. They started MCR as a small business out of their spare bedroom, handling all of the customer calls, order fulfillment, shipping and the ins and outs of small business themselves. Together they worked hard, rarely taking time off as they committed to the business and developed their future plans.
Karen’s bright, happy spirit and personal warmth greeted every sales call, and her business savvy and commitment to the future were the backbone of their partnership. Because of their commitment to quality and integrity, the business quickly flourished. In 2014 they purchased their first warehouse, beginning to realize their dream. With their shared background in CPR training and first aid, Karen and Charlie together developed and sourced the best CPR products to share with their fellow trainers, always mindful of the human impact of kindness and fairness in their interactions with their customers and their workforce. They were not just building a successful business, but a GOOD business, and Karen’s warmth and wisdom led the way. Continue reading Honoring Karen Morrison With Wildflower Seeds
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!”
Did you know the AHA Student Workbooks are only $2.50 each??? At the beginning of 2018, the American Heart Association reduced the price of the books in hopes of getting trainers to purchase more books and allow their students to take them home.
Our customers have communicated that they often purchase books for their class then reuse them for additional classes. With the reduction of the Workbook cost, trainers are now able to purchase a new book for every student. This allows the trainee to take home the material and retain the information. If they wish to refresh their memory, they will have the AHA Workbook as a reference.
The AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Student Workbooks are cost effective and a great way to keep the students engaged, even after they leave your training session. At $2.50 each, every student can now have this opportunity.
Elastic Bandages are essential for every first aid kit. Whether you prefer your bandage with clips or with a velcro like closure, MCR Medical now has them in stock. Buy them how you wish, as individual, 10 packs, 50 pack, or by the case of 200. If that wasn’t enough… we offer each Elastic Bandage in three different sizes, 2 inch, 3 inch and 6 inch options. If you are feeling the need for a variety, we have you covered with a few combo kits too.
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.
Most Orders Now Arrive in 4 Days or Less, Coast to Coast!
Everyone loves fast shipping, especially if its free! I love free shipping when I shop on line and we don’t want our customers to have to sacrifice prompt delivery for free shipping. I recently purchased new shoes on-line (shhhh, don’t tell my wife) and I selected the free shipping option. After paying my favorite price for shipping, free, I discovered they wouldn’t arrive for another 7 days. In addition to the long wait, the delivery window was 12 days. Here at MCR Medical, you will receive better customer services with Fast N Free Shipping.
Our personal shopping expectations have changed, therefore MCR Medical’s shipping methods are progressing to meet your needs. We upgraded our “Free Economy Shipping” to “Fast N Free Shipping” for ALL of our customer, including you. In the past, we used economy shipping, but we weren’t satisfied with the wide spread delivery window (much like my shoe experience). Now we are using FedEx Ground and USPS First Class or USPS Priority Mail Packages for your free shipping service. This provides all of our customers with a faster service and more predictable shipping window. Most people in the US will receive their package in 4 days or Less, many orders will be much faster since we are in Ohio. As always we will provide tracking numbers for each order so you can track your order through its shipping process.
Feel free to call if you have any questions. Our Customer Service team will gladly assist.