Prestan Discontinuing Light Skin Tone CPR Manikins

Manikin manufacturer responds to CPR market

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 Discontinuing Light Skin Tone Manikins Aug. 31, 2018.

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. 

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AHA Compliant Prestan CPR Manikins Available Now

Hard to find AHA compliant CPR manikins in stock now at MCR Medical

Desperately seeking manikins?

The new 2019 AHA guidelines begin in January, and CPR trainers are scrambling to find compliant manikins. Don’t panic! MCR Medical has AHA compliant Prestan CPR Manikins available now and ready to ship!

New Guidelines Mean New Manikins

The new guidelines require two manikin features:

  • A rate monitor (for compression rate), and
  • A depth monitor (for compression depth)

Increased demand is making compliant manikins hard to come by. Don’t miss out! Get your AHA compliant Prestan Profesional Manikins from MCR Medical now! Continue reading AHA Compliant Prestan CPR Manikins Available Now

CPR Manikin Makeover: ManiVest Adds Value, Style

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. 

FEATURES

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). 

Our new custom vest protects your manikin and looks professional

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.

 

 

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CPR Feedback Manikins

All of your General Questions Answered!

Hi Everyone! We have been getting a lot of questions about the new AHA Guidelines that will be changing in 2019. I thought I would write a quick blog to address some of your questions regarding CPR Feedback Manikins.

If you already know about the CPR Manikin Feedback devices and are interested in seeing the various options we carry you can check out our CPR Manikins page. 

If you’d like a little more information feel free to keep on reading! Continue reading CPR Feedback Manikins

Why the Pad Sensing System in the Prestan AED Trainer?

The Pad Sensing System on the Prestan AED trainer simulates a live AED

 
Prestan AED Trainer Replacement Pads
Prestan AED Trainer Pads

The state-of-the-art Prestan AED trainer pads will assure a true-to-life training experience.

If you are wanting the most realistic AED trainer then look no further than the Prestan AED trainer. What makes them the best?  The pad sensing system! It’s that simple. 
The unique Pad Sensing System automatically detects when each pad is placed on the manikin. Programming runs through a sensor in the center of the pad’s adhesive which most realistically simulates a live AED, allowing for a more realistic training experience. No remote control is necessary, although available for the Professional AED Trainer if desired.
The high-quality pads last for over 100 applications and the pad adhesive adheres and removes well to any manikin on the market without leaving messy residue. No more damaged pads or cleaning adhesive off your manikin. Pad replacement is affordable and easy, just replace the pad not the cord. Continue reading Why the Pad Sensing System in the Prestan AED Trainer?

Prestan Manikins Equal The Best CPR Training Experience

Prestan Manikins helps save lives!

 

Everyday at work I come across stories about how CPR training helped save a life. I often wonder if having a high quality CPR manikin like Prestan Manikins  helps with some of these positive outcomes. Pondering this question is how I came up with the idea for this blog post.

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DON’T MISS A CHANCE TO WIN PRESTAN MANIKINS

Me and My Manikin Photo Contest

 

Prestan Ultralite Manikins
4 pack of Prestan Ultralite Manikins

Would you like to win a 4 pack of Prestan Ultralite Manikins? 

Welcome to the first ever “Me and My Manikin” photo contest! The objective of this contest is for the contestants to spend a day with their CPR Manikin and photograph it. So get your phones or cameras ready and take a photo of you and your CPR manikin dressed up. The winner will receive the unparalleled Prestan Ultralite manikins.

Prestan develops and markets medical training products serving the needs of the Emergency Response and Healthcare Markets worldwide. We are a proud distrubutor of their products which inlcudes CPR manikins with or without feedback devices, AED trainers, lung bags and face shields. We also provide support for all of their products including handling all warranty issues inhouse. 

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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?