Author Archive for Chris Siska – Page 5

When AED’s Fail…

This was taken from an article written on ABC’s website. Make sure to check your AED. When Ralph Polanec collapsed June 25 at his Washington, D.C., gym, staff members thought they could save him with a shock from their automated external defibrillator. But when they tried to turn it on, nothing happened. The device didn’t […]

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Getting our own office…

The last two weeks have been very busy and the next two are going to be just as busy. That being the case I am a little behind on updating my blog but dont worry. I am still here. Enjoy this post and let me know what you think. Getting our own office… So now […]

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How long does CPR last???

I am often asked how long someone will have to perform CPR. Sometimes its only a few minutes. Sometimes its a lot longer. I found this article and decided to share. How long is the longest you had to do CPR? Minnesota man Howard Snitzer survived for an incredible 96 minutes without a pulse thanks […]

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CPR Success Stories

I like to show you some stories of CPR success stories. I got this from a website I found. www.cpr-ect.com If you have any stories please feel free to post them. CPR Save’s Man’s Life in Ross Two Marin mothers saved a San Francisco man’s life last weekend using CPR. Jennifer Ani of San Rafael […]

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And we are growing…

Starting a business is not easy. Starting one that is supposed to be only part time while you work 2 other full time jobs, now that’s tough. I was helping teach classes for the training center I was based out of because they had so many students. So my schedule was 24 hours on an […]

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The pains of teaching…

The pains of teaching actually have very little to do with the teaching as it does with finding the students and then how much they ask you to compromise your beliefs. I started posting ads and got a few responses. Most of them initially were people who needed to recertify there cards and needed to […]

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Fabrice Muamba ‘in effect’ dead for 78 minutes

If there was somehow any doubt as to just how impressive the efforts to save Bolton’s 23-year-old defender Fabrice Muamba after he collapsed on the pitch from a cardiac arrest during Saturday’s FA Cup quarterfinal against Tottenham, the latest details to emerge should clear it up. Muamba’s heart stopped beating on its own for a […]

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How to become a CPR instructor…

I jumped through the hoops of becoming a CPR instructor which really isn’t all that hard. First you have to be licensed in a job that would require you to know the skill you want to teach. Then you go find a training center that is willing to take you on as an instructor. This […]

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I did it!!!

I did it!!! Today I finally did it. I sucked it up and delt with it. I pushed my fears aside and talked to some people. Now if you know me you know that I can talk to people. I don’t mind speaking with you about almost any topic. My fear comes when trying to […]

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In The Beginning…

It’s hard to decide where to start when you want to tell a story. The story of CPR and More started several years ago. I was working on an ambulance and many of my co-workers needed to get their CPR cards re certified but no one really knew how to go about it or where […]

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