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First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens programs now Captioned

In Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, First Aid, ProTrainings by Paul Martin6 Comments

We’ve been working hard to make sure that you can enjoy our training videos, even with the volume off.  It also makes the videos accessible for those that are hard of hearing.  We’ve added captions for all of the videos on our CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens training programs. All you have to do is click the little “CC” …

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones But Peanut Butter Will Kill Me!

In First Aid, Health and Safety, ProTrainings, Research, Training by Elizabeth Shaw4 Comments

To American society, bullying is nothing new. There is a few children bullied about everything from the simply trivial to the absolutely fatal. According to the “Pediatrics” journal, nearly one third of children with food allergies are bullied for it. And the results, as one would expect of bullying, are deplorable. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount …

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Personal Loss Fuels Commitment to Save Babies’ Lives

In CPR, Customer Stories, First Aid, Health and Safety, ProTrainings, Training by Katrina ScheerLeave a Comment

Mending Hearts for IDK (which stands for Ian Delaney Koehl) is an organization based out of Indianapolis, Indiana, which seeks to effect change in their community. Their mission is simple: to train parents to confidently perform infant CPR. This passion was birthed from personal experience. Nita Koehl founded this organization at midnight on October 15th, 2010, after attending the Indianapolis Luminary for National Pregnancy …

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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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New website, new courses, new features, oh my!

In CPR, Ergonomics, First Aid, Health and Safety, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings, Training by Katrina Scheer2 Comments

We’re very excited about the launch of our newly redesigned corporate website — take a look at www.protrainings.com. Check out all the great programs and exciting things we have to offer, including several new courses: Healthcare ergonomics: OSHA compliant training for safely lifting and moving people Workplace ergonomics: OSHA compliant training for lifting and moving objects ProCPR Basic: Adult CPR and AED training ProFirstAid Only: …

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Isn’t Online CPR Certification an Oxymoron?

In CPR, First Aid, Hands-Only CPR, ProCPR vs. Traditional Training, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings by Scott Andersen4 Comments

I was spending some time on Twitter recently when I saw a message that caught me off guard. It read, “Isn’t online CPR certification an oxymoron?” As the co-founder of a company that provides online CPR certification, I have become accustomed to defending our business and explaining why online training is a better way to learn. But the way this …

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Stay Safe in Record-Breaking Heat

In First Aid, Health and Safety by Katrina ScheerLeave a Comment

This summer, the heat has been breaking records all over the country…so, I just wanted to take some time to share some information on what to do in the case of a heat related emergency, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke. One of the most important things to do when trying to figure out how to TREAT …

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Best way to complete safety training with employees in multiple locations

In Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, First Aid, ProTrainings, Training by Dan Hendrick1 Comment

With e-learning becoming more common, providers of some safety trainings are meeting the needs of administrators who have staff in many locations. These trainings include CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens. Employers without internal training centers are turning more to accredited providers of web-based learning in these areas. ProTrainings.com offers accredited group programs that allow employees to train in their …