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
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
Looking for ways to improve the training experience and outcomes for your CPR students without breaking the bank? Here’s one simple idea: use customizable masks to improve your CPR training! These reusable, re-inflatable masks extend the life of your training materials (and your budget) while giving students an effective and realistic training tool. Continue reading Customizable Masks Improve CPR Training
Work N’ Leisure Products has just recently released their New Practi-WLCRdM.
It is a CPR Feedback device that can provide both compression depth and rate feedback. This is a great solution for instructors who have already invested in CPR Manikins prior to the new AHA guideline change. The new WLCRdM is 100% compliant with the guidelines and can be used on any CPR manikin. Continue reading New Product Provides AHA Compliance for Both Depth & Rate
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.
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.
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
Each week we field calls from people who are new CPR instructors or want to become one.
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 adding child CPR manikins to your inventory is so important.
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