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.
It’s time for us to make room for new products here at MCR Medical. Soooo… we have decided to offer a great deal on our Grab-N-Go Warm Hand Warmers. Right now all hand warmers are 50% off. Yes that’s right, half off! Use promo code STOCKUP at checkout. What a perfect time to stock up for cold weather. The hand warmers don’t expire until 10/2020 so you could purchase enough for the next 2 winters! For all the details on this popular item check out our blog post titled : Grab-N-Go Warm Hand Warmers ‘Shake Up’ the Industry!
With the support of all of our great customers we are bursting at the seams in our warehouse. This means we need to move out some products to add more great items such as our Grab-N-Go Dry Emergency Rain Ponchos, Prestan Manikins and more! Continue reading Who Doesn’t Love a 50% OFF DEAL?
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.
The CPR feedback device provide, real-time, audiovisual and corrective evaluation.
DALLAS, August 15, 2017 — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – will now require the use of an instrumented directive feedback device (CPR Feedback Device) in all courses that teach adult CPR skills, effective January 31, 2019. The devices provide, real-time, audiovisual and corrective evaluation and instruction on chest compression rate, depth, chest recoil and proper hand placement during CPR training.
A Review of the Features on Prestan AED Trainers and UltraTrainers
Prestan AED trainers of all varieties include a few fantastic features not found on other brands.
Rather than repeat those for each of the Prestan AED trainer types, let’s get some of those out-of-the-way. The most unique feature of Prestan trainers is their pad sensing system. This system automatically detects when each pad is placed on the manikin, which simulates a live AED, allowing for a more realistic training class. All models also include the following features: Continue reading Choosing Between AED Trainers from Prestan Products
Providing employees with safety training is critical for your companies bottom line. We believe reading the key information from the following survey will give your enough reason to offer First Aid/CPR and AED training in your workplace.
This survey sought to understand how organizations are approaching First Aid/ CPR and AED training.
The 2015 American Heart Association CPR guidelines, which are based off the latest resuscitation research, to provide science-based recommendations for treating cardio vascular emergencies- particularly cardiac arrest in adult, children, infants and newborns. These guidelines are behind the newest Prestan blue rate monitor.
The updated guidelines include:
~ Untrained bystanders should press hard and fast in the center of the chest at the rate of 100-120 compressions per minute. Trained bystanders should use the 30:2 compressions to breaths ratio with a goal of 120 compressions per minute. Continue reading Something New and something Blue
If we thought about it, we couldn’t name very many people we know who are not on some type of social media. This is because there are 3 billion internet users in the world and 2 billion of those have some kind of social media account whether it be Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or one of the dozen or so others. Continue reading Social Media and MCR Medical