CPR IS NOT THE SAME THING AS FIRST AID.

CPR IS NOT THE SAME THING AS FIRST AID.

The level of CPR training is identified through a letter grade, such as A,B,C. There can also be some confusion with regard to BLS vs CPR. BLS is short for Basic Life Support. It is simply another, more generic term for CPR and leans towards meaning HCP or health-care...

WHO IS ILCOR?

WHO IS ILCOR?

CPR and some first-aid standards start with ILCOR. A simple summation: ILCOR is a world wide organization formed in 1992, comprised of about 200 Doctors from all over the world that dissect and analyze compiled information gathered at a sudden Cardiac Arrest or a...

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

Moving through Fear. Why people, even people with training, will choose not to help someone in an emergency situation. Written by TTM The very first thing we should ask ourselves before we help anyone in a First-Aid need is… “Is it safe for me to proceed?” “ Is there...

DISEASE TRANSMISSION

DISEASE TRANSMISSION

Moving through Fear. Why people, even people with training, will choose not to help someone in an emergency situation. Having taught infection control at Loyalist college, I can assure you this is a large area of concern for many people. I speculate that there may be...

UNSURE OF WHAT TO DO?

UNSURE OF WHAT TO DO?

Moving through Fear. Why people, even people with training, will choose not to help someone in an emergency situation. This one is easy to deal with…LEARN! Get certified! There are nearly as many reasons for a person to not want to learn CPR/First-Aid as there are...

LEGAL CONCERNS

LEGAL CONCERNS

Moving through Fear. Why people, even people with training, will choose not to help someone in a First-Aid need. There are still many people that are genuinely and gravely concerned with getting sued for trying to help someone in a First-Aid need. In Canada we have...

BYSTANDER SYNDROME

BYSTANDER SYNDROME

Moving through Fear.Why people, even people with training, will choose not to help someone in an emergency situation. Bystander syndrome or the bystander effect or the “Kitty” Genovese syndrome is a social psychological phenomenon in which individuals are less likely...

IS YOUR CHILD STRUGGLING IN SCHOOL?

IS YOUR CHILD STRUGGLING IN SCHOOL?

Use “tricks” and “magic” to make them better Written by TTM For those of you that have children in school that love it and are doing well – Congratulations! – Skip – Go to the next article. Unfortunately, not all parents are in your shoes. Mine weren’t. There are so...

BEE STINGS

BEE STINGS

Honey Bee Sting ICE is our FRIEND! Ice can help save a life. Written by: TTM Anyone stung by a honey bee should know the following: Honey bees have a muscularly lined venom sack, attached to their stinger. This is ripped from the bees abdominal area when it stings....

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