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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Rub-a-dub-dub, but don’t put that CPR manikin in the tub!

How do I clean and disinfect my CPR training manikins during and especially after class?

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A question I receive quite often is: How do I clean and disinfect my CPR manikin during and especially after class?  

Protecting our students from disease transmission is always important. Now more than ever with the rise in antibiotic resistant strains of bad bugs. The importance of using PPE (vinyl or nitrile gloves and CPR masks) during practice, as well an emphasis on effective hand washing must be a part of everyone’s class, all the time.  These simple steps are the first line of defense against various types of diseases, even life threatening respiratory illness and intestinal distress. Continue reading Rub-a-dub-dub, but don’t put that CPR manikin in the tub!

Are You Afraid to Save a Life by performing CPR?

Don’t be afraid to save a life!

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While researching the top concerns of performing CPR I came across an article in Huffington Post by Dr. Amer Aldeen. The following paragraph from that article states not only the fears we most often hear but also some statistics that you can’t but help take notice of: “If chest compressions are so easy to learn and effective, why does only one out of every three sudden cardiac arrest victims receive them? Why do only 5 percent of victims get treated with an automated external defibrillator? Quite simply, people are afraid. They are afraid of causing more harm than good, of being sued, of performing mouth-to-mouth ventilation, and of (literally) shocking someone.” Continue reading Are You Afraid to Save a Life by performing CPR?

Our New Wristbands Will Soon be a Customer Favorite

CPR SAVE LIVES, CPR TRAINED, C-A-B 30:2 Wristbands

 

 

We are always seeing silicone wristbands. It may be cancer awareness or local high schools selling them as fundraisers and people love them. Hence here at MCR Medical we have decided to offer our customers a few novelty items that are inexpensive, fun and as bring awareness to CPR training and certification. Continue reading Our New Wristbands Will Soon be a Customer Favorite