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A Light Hearted Story About First Aid For Fainting

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I read a funny story today about a person who recently had first aid training and was eager to help someone if they fainted. While she was in church, this person saw someone crumple in her seat and the perspiring ushers had to lug her out. This lady rescuer, being fully trained and eager to help whenever possible, noticed that …

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Fungal Meningitis Still a Threat?

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While authorities continue to investigate the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis, which may possibly be the result of contaminated steroid injections, the number of infections has grown to over 360 cases and covers 23 states in the U.S. This type of injection is usually given to those who suffer from severe and chronic pain. Some doctors use nerve block injections …

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Are Hospitals Banning New CPR Certification Technology?

In Approval, CPR, First Aid, ProCPR vs. Traditional Training, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings, Training by Roy Shaw6 Comments

“I’d love to use flexible, online CPR certification, but my boss told me it is our policy not to allow online CPR certifications. What am I supposed to do?” Reports of certain hospitals preventing the use of technology to complete ongoing education and credentialing may be causing confusion regarding the validity of accredited, blended e-learning solutions. While extremely busy nurses …

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Business Hiccups Create Opportunities

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There always seems to be things that pop up in business to keep one humble. Frustrated customers who are really more angry at the situation than at the customer support professional, a leaky window in the programmers office every time we get a driving rain that can’t be fixed by the window repair company. Not to mention the little derailments …

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FoUrty…forty…For Tea?…No, 40! ahhh…40

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Simply writing this blog entry is a manifestation of what I’m thinking about right now.   As I sat down to contemplate some philosophical, far sighted slant on pop political or corporate interest; I am distracted by the fact that a very interesting phenomenon has occurred in my life. I’ve turned 40. I know that I’ve turned forty because as I …

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My Persistent Resistance

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Some time ago, my friends and business partners urged me to consider writing a regular blog entry from the helm of ProCPR.org. I, being more of a verbal communicator and not especially confident with proper grammar, naturally felt reluctant to begin. After dragging my feet and finding many excuses as to why a blog is really simply a “Roy Shaw …