TOP 10 REASONS TO LEARN CPR

  1. I don’t want to get sued, despite the fact there are Good Samaritan Laws in every state that will protect me.

  2. I don’t hang around old people, despite the fact that it has been proven that Sudden Cardiac Arrest can occur in people of ANY age, including children.

  3. I can’t remember all those numbers and ratios. It is too much to ask me to remember the numbers 30, 2, and 100.

  4. I’m afraid I might hurt them if I do CPR wrong, despite the fact they are, technically, already dead.

  5. I don’t want to put my lips on a stranger, despite the fact that we now teach CPR as “hands only” in most situations, and with shields otherwise.

  6. I’m afraid the person might die, even though they are, technically, already dead.

  7. The EMTs and Paramedics can save them, despite the fact that an AED shock really needs to be delivered in 3 minutes, and average EMS response time is about 7 minutes.

  8. Other people probably know what to do, so I don’t need to worry about it.

  9. On TV, people usually survive, so it’s probably not even really needed.

  10. I don’t have time to learn CPR. Now, please excuse me, I need to go stand in line for my Half Caf Triple Grande, 2 Pump Vanilla, 2 Pump Hazlenut, Half Skim, Half Soy, 170 degree, light foam, swirled counter clockwise, 1 Splenda Latte. And can I get one of those little muffins? And would you warm it up please? I’m meeting a friend.

 

TOP 5 REASONS TO GET CPR TRAINING NOW

CPR is easy to learn, and is taught to tens of thousands of people each year. Here are five great reasons to get your  CPR training now:

1.   CPR saves lives. More than 300,000 people  have cardiac arrests in the United States every year.  Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when an electrical rhythm problem occurs and the heart is no longer able to pump blood effectively to the rest of the body. You might see a person suddenly collapse, lose consciousness, and stop breathing. The longer the body goes without circulation, the lower the chance of survival. By performing CPR, you are able to help the person's blood keep circulating until an ambulance arrives and more advanced tools can be used. We know that the chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest increases significantly, by more than double, when CPR is started early.

 

2.   CPR is not performed enough. Would you be surprised to learn that bystander CPR is done is less than half of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests? National statistics have shown that only 15 to 30 percent of people who experience sudden cardiac arrests outside of hospitals receive bystander CPR. When people are asked why they would not give CPR, a very common answer is that they never received training. Other concerns, such as doing harm to the person, doing harm to oneself, legal risks, or concerns about infection, often diminish once people learn proper CPR techniques.

 

3. You don’t have to do mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Another reason people report they do not perform CPR is because of concerns performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. In 2010 the guidelines for performing CPR were changed, and they now say that those who do not feel comfortable, or who have not received formal training, should attempt hands-only CPR. The American Heart Association advocates performing chest compressions even without breathing assistance. Hands-only CPR has been shown to be just as effective for many adults who experience sudden cardiac arrest.

 

4. Hands-only CPR is easy to learn. To perform hands-only CPR, place the heel of your hand on the center of the victim’s chest. Take your other hand and place it on top of the first, interlacing your fingers. Press down on the chest about two inches and release. You want to repeat this quickly, at least 100 times a minute. And don’t stop doing CPR until emergency services arrives at the scene – recent studies have found that people may have a better chance of surviving with normal brain function when CPR is continued up to 38 minutes or longer. The goal is to find the learning technique that works best for you so that you are comfortable if you are in a situation where you can save a life!

5. Most cardiac arrests occur in the home. More than 85 percent of cardiac arrests take place at home. There are many stories from patients about how their lives were saved because of CPR performed by a husband, wife, child, or friend. In fact, there has been a tremendous push, led by the American Heart Association, to bring CPR training to everyone, which can save even more lives. So take the challenge. If you don’t know CPR, learn CPR and gain the confidence in knowing that if you are ever needed, you too can save a life!

 

IS YOUR PLACE OF WORSHIP READY?

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A place of worship can be an unpredictable place. It's important that those seeking spiritual health can feel at ease knowing their physical health is protected. We provide a fun and educational experience that will instill the knowledge and confidence to handle emergency situations. We never know when G-D might use us to assist others at church, work, home, or elsewhere.

In 2013, police pursued armed robbers onto Mariners Church grounds just as worship services were ending.  Would your staff and safety team have a plan to evacuate church members safely? 

On Christmas Day, 2004, an arson fire destroyed the building shared by Calvary Lutheran Church and the Saigon Reform Presbyterian Church in Santa Ana.  Would you respond with frantic confusion or with a prepared plan of action that lets you be a source of calm reason?

In 2010, mudslides damaged homes in the Orange County canyons.  Calvary Chapel Living Word had the infrastructure and relationships already in place to respond when the County asked for help to feed hundreds of volunteers.

Real churches.  Real disasters.  Real opportunities to be a light to your community.

Some emergencies, like a fire on your property, a burst pipe, a threat against a staff member, or a health emergency threaten your ability to continue ministering as usual.  Your goal is to minimize the impact and get back to normal operations as quickly as possible.  Every decision you can make ahead of time becomes a decision you don’t have to make in the stress and chaos of the moment.  Advanced preparation makes the difference between those who recover well and those who do not.

When the situation impacts your whole community, people search for a source of hope.  Because you follow the lord’s example of caring for those in need, many who have never been to a place of worship will know of your reputation for meeting needs.  You are trusted.  In a time of crisis, your community will automatically look to you for comfort and help.  Advanced planning and preparation will enable you to effectively provide that help in the midst of an emergency.  Even before the disaster strikes, you can build trust and a caring reputation within your community by being a resource to help them prepare.

The difference between a disaster and an inconvenience is preparation. As Daniel prepared for the years of famine during the years of plenty, Peace of Mind Training is here to help you prepare.  Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficulties. 

To educate, equip, and empower your church to be a resource to your community today and in times of crisis, Peace of Mind Training  offers:

  • Preparedness information gleaned from a wide range of emergency preparedness resources

  • Consulting services

  • Emergency supplies

 

The American Heart Association  CPR Program standard is the ideal choice for any place of worship and is what we recommend for you. First Aid programs can be added to CPR or taught separately. Our CPR Classes include:

 

  • Scene Safety

  • Use of Protective Barrier Devices

  • Checking Responsiveness

  • Activating EMS

  • Clearing the Airway

  • Assisting Unresponsive Patients

  • Assisting Choking Patients

  • Assessing Breathing

  • Cardiac Arrest Management

Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Usage

First Aid Training can also be added to any CPR program or taught on its own. Our First Aid Classes include but are not limited to:

  • Scene Safety

  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment

  • Assessment of injury and victim(s)

  • Soft-Tissue Injuries and Care

  • Muscle & Bone Injuries and Care (Including Splinting)

  • Diabetic Emergencies

  • Anaphylactic Shock (Use of Epi-Pen)

  • Environmental Emergencies


 

Our  CPR and or First Aid certification program meets the 2015 ECC standards set by the American Heart Association.

With on-site training, we come to your facility at no additional cost!

 

CORPORATE TRAINING

CPR TRAINING FOR BUSINESSES AND OFFICES

As a business professional, you know how important it is to be prepared for every situation that might arise.

Here at Peace of Mind , we provide training and certification classes for a wide variety of industries. We cater to corporate, small business, warehouse, and industrial.  We encourage you to develop a company safety team and empower them to be ready to deal with the unexpected.

In most cases, the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR certification is the perfect option. For additional training in response to injuries, we recommend the Heartsaver CPR certification with First Aid.   Another add on option is an OSHA approved Blood-Borne Pathogen training. As well as an introduction to Active Shooter Threat Response, a training program for civilians, based on the military version.

We offer a complete CPR training in a comfortable and educational environment, providing more than just the information, also instilling the confidence needed to handle any emergency.

First Aid training is also available and includes, but is not limited to: soft tissue injuries, bone and muscle injuries, medical emergencies including diabetic emergencies, anaphylactic shock (including how to use an epi-pen) and environmental emergencies. With an available add on module of Narcan training.

For groups of five or more requesting this training at their site, please click below to request more information and pricing.   These 4 to 6-hour private classes are offered Monday through Friday at times convenient to your schedule.