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BLS CPR Test Questions | Basic Life Support | St. Louis MO

By at February 26, 2012 | 6:48 am | 0 Comment

Here is a great insider's view for what to expect on the Basic Life Support (BLS) cpr test given by the American Heart Association (AHA). Listen as Nurse Kimberly from CPR St. Louis provides you with what you need to know to be successful in a BLS class. Share with Friends more...

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Cardiopulmonary Review for CPR classes in St. Louis MO

By at February 26, 2012 | 6:37 am | 1 Comments

The following video from CPR St. Louis gives an overview of the cardiopulmonary system. This is a great review before taking CPR courses such as Basic Life Support (BLS) classes. It's also a great review for nursing students and medical students.   Share This more...

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CPR St. Louis | CPR for Infants

By at January 4, 2012 | 7:46 am | 0 Comment

CPR St. Louis Teaches Basic Life Support (BLS) | CPR for Infants (up to 1 year of age) _____________________________________________ Key Differences from Adult/Child • Check brachial pulse • 2 finger compressions for 1 rescuer; 2 thumb-encircling hand technique for 2 rescuers • Compressions at least 1/3 chest depth or about 1 ½ inches • 15 more...

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CPR St. Louis | High Quality CPR

By at January 4, 2012 | 7:20 am | 0 Comment

CPR St. Louis Teaches High Quality CPR Here are some key bullet points to achieving high quality CPR: • Begin compressions within 10 seconds of cardiac arrest • Push hard and fast! At least 100 compressions/minute AND at least 2 inches deep with complete chest recoil. • Minimize interruptions between compression to less than 10 seconds • Make sure chest more...

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Basic Life Support (BLS) Numbers You Need To Know

By at December 24, 2011 | 9:27 am | 0 Comment

Questions and Answers - by the numbers... Assessment of an Unresponsive Victim Q: What is the first thing the rescuer should do upon finding an unresponsive victim? A: Make sure the scene is safe Q: What is the 3 step process the rescuer should execute once scene safety has been evaluated? A: Step 1: Check for responsiveness and Scan the Chest for more...

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