Is Your Summer Camp Counselor CPR/First Aid Certified?

If you’re sending your kids off to summer camp this year, you’re probably hoping for a certain level of expertise from the camp counselors. You want to know that they have been counselors for years, that they’ve dealt with emergency situations, and that they have some sort of training. Of course, camp counselors are going to be pros at building

Pediatric CPR Training for Babysitters

In a recent pediatric CPR and first aid class we taught for daycare providers, there was a fifth grader in attendance. The reasoning? “I want an up on my competition.” As a babysitter in the community, it was a smart move and we couldn’t help but smile!   We all hope that we won’t have to deal with an emergency

Safety Lessons from The Office

If you love The Office as much as we do, you might remember the scene where Michael Scott demonstrates CPR. It turns into a sing-along mess, but one Arizona man recently credited the scene with helping him save a woman’s life! While the scene clearly seems to show what you shouldn’t do during CPR emergency, they do sing “Stayin’ Alive”

What to do in a Child Poisoning Emergency

Accidental poisoning in a child is something you never want to happen, but unfortunately it can. Children are curious creatures. Just think about the babies in Rugrats. Sure, it’s a cartoon, but they had epic adventures every day that went unnoticed by the parents. Children like to explore and they get into things all the time. Sometimes that means ingesting