Prestan CPR Manikins Upgrade Available

Keeping your equipment up-to-date is vital for CPR instructors. Prestan Products makes it easy with the Prestan CPR Manikins upgrade available at MCR Medical.

 

Add On Kit Upgrades Extend the Life of Your PRESTAN Manikin 

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RPP-AAOK2000-1- Single Add on Kit includes the advanced feedback unit and a 10-pack of Series 2000 ventilation lung bags

 

As leaders in CPR manikin technology, PRESTAN Products extends your CPR training investment with a convenient upgrade kit to provide advanced Ventilation and Hands-Off Time feedback.

Compatible with PRESTAN Professional Adult Series Manikins 2018 or newer, the add on kit uses a Bluetooth® enabled app to monitor students and provide this crucial feedback. 

PRESTAN Series 2000 lung bags, included in the Kit, are easy to install and feature a Breath Sensor to give ventilation feedback via the PRESTAN CPR Feedback app.

Add On Kits come in single kits or 4-packs. Single kits include 10 Series 2000 ventilation lung bags, and 4-packs include 50 Series 2000 lung bags.

 

 

Bluetooth® App Monitors & Reports Students’ Progress               

The Series 2000 App provides real-time feedback for students to improve their technique

 

 

 

The PRESTAN CPR Feedback App provides high-quality, real-time, advanced CPR feedback through Bluetooth®.  This innovative app tracks Advanced CPR feedback (rate, depth, recoil, ventilation, and hands-off time) for up to 6 students at one time.

Additionally, the app generates downloadable CPR training results reports. Real-time performance tracking and recorded data both instruct students and build confidence in their training.  Download the PRESTAN CPR Feedback app from the Apple Store or Google Store, or scan the PRESTAN CPR Feedback QR Code.

 

MCR Medical and PRESTAN Products – your partners in CPR training!

At MCR Medical, we’re CPR trainers, too. And we only sell products we use ourselves. That’s why we exclusively carry PRESTAN products. So you can purchase the advanced CPR feedback Add On Kit with confidence! Contact our friendly sales staff to upgrade your manikins today!

Fears Preventing Individuals From Performing CPR

Happy New Year, everyone!

Heading into 2021, we thought it would be a good idea to outline different fears that keep people from performing CPR. CPR can be a scary task, especially if you aren’t super confident about your ability to perform CPR. We wanted to let you know that you aren’t alone in these fears and talk about the 3 most common fears associated with CPR. Continue reading Fears Preventing Individuals From Performing CPR

CPR Parties – The New Tupperware

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

Getting Students to Engage During CPR Training

A few Tips & Tricks for the Instructor

Let’s be honest,  high school students are more concerned with social media and the Kardashians than they are with CPR and First Aid Training.

Now more than ever we are seeing a larger presence of CPR instructors in high schools. This is primarily due to new bills passing that require high school students to have some type of CPR training prior to graduation.

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Use Fun CPR Novelty Items to Make Training Memorable

A novelty item is an object which is specifically designed to serve no practical purpose, and is sold for its uniqueness, humor, or simply as something new (hence “novelty”, or newness).

Fun CPR novelty items
CPR Wristbands

Who wouldn’t like a free fun CPR novelty items after a training or class? Here at MCR Medical we offer unique fun CPR novelty items for CPR training.


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Lifeguards=Lifesavers with CPR

Swimming Made Safer with CPR

 

Swimming Made Safer with Lifeguards and CPR

Do you remember when you couldn’t wait to go to the pool every day of summer break? Or to the beach? I do. I remember idolizing the lifeguards not knowing how important their job really was. They were there to save lives with CPR and other training. Continue reading Lifeguards=Lifesavers with CPR

Are You Ready to teach CPR Training?

Each week we field calls from people who are new CPR instructors or want to become one.

Early days of CPR training.
Guy Knickerbocker and Jim Jude worked to make CPR’s lifesaving basics available to people around the world.

In 1960 when cardiopulmonary resuscitation was first developed, the American Heart Association started a program to acquaint physicians with close-chest cardiac resuscitation and became the forerunner of CPR training for the general public.

Today there are thousands of CPR instructors across the United States and each year more and more people are being trained as instructors.
Each week we field calls from people who are new CPR instructors or want to become one.With our customer needs in mind we have created a  New Instructor Checklist (included in this blog post) to help alleviate some of the work of going into business for yourself. MCR Medical has created CPR Training kits that include manikins, AED trainers and other items for new instructors. 
If you are new instructor or interested in becoming one, we can help. Not only do we have quality CPR, AED and First Aid training equipment at low prices, our owners are seasoned CPR, First Aid and CERT instructors / instructor trainers with decades of first aid and practical field experience as well.  Continue reading Are You Ready to teach CPR Training?

Why Try Our Re-inflatable Training Masks

Our re-inflatable masks are hard to beat.

Why should you try re-inflatable CPR training mask by MCR Medical? Because these particular masks allow you to customize or refill your training mask’s air bladder! With the included syringe, you can add or remove air from the bladder, individualizing the CPR training pocket mask to best fit the contours of your manikin. 

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Cross Contamination and One Way Valves

Reusing one-way valves is defeating the purpose of the valves and goes against CDC guidelines.

MCR Training Valves

We field many calls regarding the reuse of one way valves and we know that some instructor trainers demonstrate the re-use of these valves. This is defeating the purpose of the valves and goes against CDC guidelines. CDC guidelines DO NOT allow for one way CPR valves to be decontaminated. Period. This is true of all pocket resuscitator mask style valves from any manufacturer. The HEPA style filter inside the valve cannot be cleaned and disinfected without destroying the efficacy of the filter. Continue reading Cross Contamination and One Way Valves

Child Manikins are an Important Piece of Teaching CPR

Why adding child CPR manikins to your inventory is so important.

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Prestan Child Manikin with feedback device

We all know that children and adults bodies are different in many ways, yet so many CPR instructors teach CPR for children on adult manikins. I’m guessing that it is a way to save some money but is it really enough of a savings to NOT practice CPR on a child size body? Since we have remarkable, life like, child manikins available, we support learning CPR on an infant, a child and an adult manikin.

In 2014 the leading cause of death in children 1-8 years old was unintentional injury. Drowning coming in as #2 in that section. I come across stories quite often where a child was saved from drowning with CPR. And with accidents as the leading cause of death in children, we need every tool available so that we give them the best chance for a good outcome. You know how they say “practice makes perfect’? This truly is the case with CPR. Continue reading Child Manikins are an Important Piece of Teaching CPR