CPR Certification Los Angeles
Throughout our years certifying the medical community we’ve learned quite a few things. Here is just a short list of the few things we’ve learned from real life health care providers in the field.
Everyone must know cpr
The reason why is because we realized that this is the only option in a life threatening event at the top of the food chain with the surgeons. If you don’t have a puls and your not breathing the only option a that point is cpr. enning with ccompressions of course , so if the surgeons have to do it, its only right for the baby sitters and child care development to have to do it . Many children may choke and become unresponsive. Then what do you do? Take the class !! Its very informative .
Its sounds scarry but you dealing with a dead person.
The fact of the matter is that if a person doesn’t have a pulse and is not breathing . I hate to sat it but he’s technically dead. So at that point you have only 1 option. And good news is that if just recently happened you have almost a 60 – 40 shot in bringing the person back to life .. those numbers drop depending on if theres and AED (automated external difibulator ) or not and special injectors used to bring the hdart back to a regular beat.
If you dont want to do mouth to mouth you don’t have to, but theres so much other stuff you can do to save someones life.
say for instance you see someone lying on the ground and they are passed out what do you do? Well thats what this class will show you what to do in that situation. You may not want to do mouth to mouth breaths in fear of contracting something , and thats understandable, but theres so much more you could have done besides just breaths. Start with the initial assessment, then move on to calling 911 and check in pulse. Oh did you know there was a shsuch thing as hands only cpr . YeS , you see all these things tou will learn in the class.
You may not be confident. So you don’t do anything in fear of doing something wrong.
Like we always say, cardiac arrest is the number 1 cause of death in the world, so chances are you are going to come across some one that has no pulse, in that moment , theres no time for indesiciveness, you have to know whay to do or you will have a lost life on your hands, no one wants that so enroll in your cpr class today
We suggest first Aid kit in backpack, preferably with rollers
Find shelters near the home
Make disaster plan for the whole family
• Nonperishable packaged, canned food, high energy foods
• A gallon of water per person per day (Replace every six months and count pets as family members)
• Manual can opener
• First aid kit and essential medications
• Clothing, rain gear and sturdy shoes
• Blankets or sleeping bags
• Portable radio and flashlight, with spare batteries
• Important Family Documents, such as insurance policy, passports, bank accounts, and family records (in waterproof portable container)
• List of family physicians and the style and serial number of medical devices, such as pacemakers
• Extra pair of eyeglasses
• Extra set of house and car keys
• Toilet paper, toiletries and feminine hygiene items
• Fire extinguisher and propane tank
• Pet food, water and leash or carrier
• Cash and small change
• Water purification kit or unscented liquid bleach (eight drops per gallon when water is first stored), Cheesecloth (to strain water) or aqua tabs for water purification
• Any special foods and supplies for babies, the disabled or the elderly
• Plastic eating utensils, paper cups and plates
• Heavy-duty aluminum foil
• Paper towels
• Knife or razor blades
• Candles and light sticks
• Matches in waterproof container, charcoal, and lighter fluid
• Work gloves and broom
• Hammer, hand tools, and nails
• Coils of rope and wire
• Ax, crowbar and shovel
• Small tool kit
• Make a help banner reads: HELP or SOS (1 for your care & 1 for your first Aid kit)
• Large and small plastic bags
• Two tarps, 8 feet by 10 feet
• Local street map and compass
• Paper, pens and stamps
• Entertainment pack of family photos, notebooks, reading material and games
IN THE CAR
• Nylon tote or daypack
• Bottled water and collapsible bottles
• Nonperishable food
• Transistor radio, flashlight and extra batteries
• First aid kit in the car, not the trunk
• Gloves, socks, and extra pair of shoes
• Blanket or sleeping bags
• Sealable plastic bags
• Moist towelettes
• Small tool kit and manual can opener
• Matches and lighter
• Walking shoes and extra socks
• Change of clothes
• Cash (small bills and coins)
• Local street map and compass
• Dry food, such as candy bars, dried fruit, jerky and crackers
• Water or orange juice
• Tennis shoes or walking shoes
• First aid kit
• Flashlight, matches, and portable radio with extra batteries
• Small and large plastic bags
• Entertainment pack of family photos, notebooks, reading material and games
G Medical CPR
SAFETY AND LIFE SUPPORT CPR TRAINING: 310-946-2533
Sources: USGS, LA Fire Department, California Office of Emergency Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross
Childcare Rebate Program in California
Reimbursement Program for Childcare Providers and Childcare Center Staff
Every County in California from Alameda County to Yuba County has state-funded childcare resource
and referral (R&R) program that provides information about childcare. Each County has a program that
will reimburse childcare providers for a portion of the cost of the Pediatric First Aid and CPR required by
state licensing. The reimbursement arrangements differ from County to County. There are several
resources to find out about reimbursement programs in California.
California Child Care Resources & Referral Network
Go to California Child Care Resources & Referral Network website at www.rrnetwork.org
- Click “R&R in Every County” button at top of page
- Click “Parents”
- Click “Find Child Care in California”
- Click County you are inquiring about. Some Counties have a link to their childcare site . . . but not all.
Childcare Connection 1-800-KIDS-793
To find the resources that serve your community, call Childcare Connection at 1-800-KIDS-793.
On this toll-free number, information specialists provide general childcare information and refer parents
to local, states-funded childcare resource and referral programs. Callers have an option of entering their
five-digit zip code and getting automated information or speaking with an information specialist.
Information is provided in English and Spanish.
Great story real life cpr working saving lives
- Well 2 years is a long time, and over that time you may have forgotten something that will help you to act and know exactly what to do in the event of an emergency.
- The American Heart Association is constantly updating its rules and regulations about how to perform the service more efficiently to save more lives at a better rate.
- Say for instance you needed cpr certification for your job but something happened at home with your grandpa at Thanksgiving dinner, well its more likely that you will save someone you know than not because, 80% or all cardiac arrests happen at home.
- Over 200,000 people die of cardiac arrest every year, and 50,000 of those lives could have been saved, so with more people understanding the numbers like these they will be more conscientious of how and why to act;
- Only 6.4% of cardiac arrests victims survive because of people witnessing the incident or do not know cpr. Or once the heart stops beating, brain death occurs in 4 to 6 minutes.
- Performing CPR provides oxygen to the brain and other vital organs to give the victim the best chance of full recovery after EMS takes over. If CPR is given within the first four minutes of a cardiac arrest, the chances of survival double.
- Most untrained bystanders hesitate to help a cardiac arrest victim., so whats happening here is that you don’t know cpr like its second nature, so you elect to not perform the procedure at all, and that leads to more deaths an it could be your loved ones.
Hospitals require medical personal to be CPR certified.
Medical personnel like doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians may be required to perform CPR in the course of their duties. Human resource personnel, secretaries, maintenance personnel and other non medical employees would seldom need the skills but may be required to have CPR skills. (BLS) for the Health Care Provider Care Giver
Medical personnel must maintain advanced CPR skills, which includes the use of basic equipment and how to do two-man CPR. Non medical personnel could maintain CPR certification at a basic level. AED instruction may be required as a part of the CPR certification process.
Law Enforcement and Firefighters (BLS)
Police, sheriffs, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and first responders must maintain CPR certification. EMT’s and first responders need advanced CPR skills. Basic skills may be sufficient for law enforcement and regular firefighters. (Heartsaver w First Aid) and or (BLS)
Medical and Dental Offices (BLS)
Nursing Students, Nurses, Certified Nurse Assistant – CNA’s,
CNA Students (BLS)
Personal Trainer – Fitness Trainer (Heartsaver)
Like hospitals, all medical personnel in a doctor’s office must know how to perform advanced CPR. Office personnel, while less likely to perform CPR, may be still be required to maintain a basic CPR certification. Most offices will likely have an AED on premise, and employees must know how to use it. (BLS)
Dentists and dental assistants are required to know and maintain CPR certification. While dental offices may seldom have a need for CPR skills, some dental procedures could cause a patient to experience a cardiac arrest. Dental office staff may not be required to maintain CPR skills. (BLS)
Flight attendants may need to respond to a medical emergency while in the air. The flight attendant cannot guarantee there will be trained medical professionals on board to respond, so the flight attendants must maintain CPR and first aid skills. AED’s are common equipment in airports and on planes, and flight attendants are required to know how to use one. (Heartsaver w First Aid)
Jail and prison personnel are often required to maintain CPR certification. In the event of an emergency, medical staff may not be immediately available, and guards or other staff may need to respond until medical support arrives. (Heartsaver w First Aid)
Schools, most states require public school teachers and day care workers to maintain CPR certification. If a student or teacher is injured, a teacher can respond to the emergency until medical assistance arrives. (Heartsaver w First Aid)
Pools and Beaches Lifeguards must maintain CPR skills. Drowning victims may require CPR, and a lifeguard with CPR skills can respond appropriately to the emergency. (Heartsaver w First Aid)
Baby Sitting – Babysetters – Nannies (Heartsaver w First Aid)
see Pediatric CPR
Still Not Sure, Please Call: (310) 946-2533
When you choose to do a cpr course with G Medical Cpr everything you need to know will be covered on the day of the course. When you confirm your first aid course booking, you will receive access american heart association manual manual. This can be used for personal study and as a cpr /first aid reference.
G Medical CPR training is open to everyone. There are no prerequisites or previous experience required. We do ask students under 14 years of age to provide written statement from a parent or guardian granting them permission to attend the course.
CPR or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. CPR is taught as the first segment of the Apply First Aid Course and forms part of this qualification.