Importance of Learning CPR

PALM DESERT RESUSCITATION EDUCATION LLC is proud to spread the Lifesaving Message about
the Importance of Learning CPR.

June 1-7, 2016 is officially CPR Week!!!

Every single year, CPR Week is marked from June 1, 2016 to June 7, 2015 so that the American Heart Association (AHA) as well as Palm Desert Resuscitation Education LLC (PDRE) may emphasize the importance and illustrate how many more lives can be saved if more individuals know CPR and how to use an AED (Defibrillator).

Emphasis on Chest Compressions

  • The foundation of any Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) performance is high-quality CPR through effective chest compressions. Healthcare providers should provide chest compressions and ventilations. However, it is very important to tailor the sequence of compressions to the most likely cause of arrest, and adjust to circumstances.

Deliver Chest Compressions at a Rate of 100 to 120/min

  • AHA and PDRE also want to showcase the correct rate of chest compressions during cardiac arrest along with knowing the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” that highlight the 100-120 beats per minute needed to increase the survival rates during CPR.

Chest Compression Depth

  • During manual CPR, chest compressions should be at least 2 inches (5 cm).

Chest Recoil During Chest Compressions

  • Avoid leaning on the chest during compressions to allow full chest wall recoil

CPR with an Advanced Airway

  • There is emphasis with the change in ventilation rate to 1 breath every 6 seconds for all ages

CHECK OUT THIS HANDS-ONLY CPR VIDEO!

Please enjoy this 1 minute video that portrays “a mother who always knows best and never fails to remind her children of her wisdom.” Nevertheless, it is interesting to note that her children reciprocates her smarts and actually show their mother how very simple and straightforward it is to do Hands-Only CPR.

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Our AHA ACLS instructor, Dr. Nuqui, was very knowledgeable, experienced, supportive, and entertaining. Most of all, I really appreciated how well organized and engaging the initial provider course was conducted in a pleasant and comfortable learning environment. Not only was the training site facility brand-new but everything from the student materials, training AEDs, intubation equipment and manikins were up-to-date and in excellent condition.

William, MD

I was very impressed with how professional and enjoyable my ACLS and PALS renewal classes were at Palm Desert Resuscitation Education! As an emergency medicine registered nurse working at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, I wanted to be educated with the most commonly seen cardiac arrhythmias and their treatment but also needed classes that were attention grabbing and fun. Palm Desert Resuscitation Education instructors definitely kept my attention during the lengthy courses by having a balanced sense of humor, pertinent and brilliant instructions, and excellent case scenario discussions.

Rickey, RN

I highly recommend this training facility as your go-to CPR certification site for your healthcare job because Dr. Nuqui is not only passionate about saving lives but is awesome when it comes to teaching you the proper techniques of resuscitation including compressions, airway management, and defibrillator use. He shares his medical and teaching experiences while making you feel relaxed, stimulated, and well informed with the current AHA guidelines. He taught me exactly what I needed to know to be ready when cardiac arrest happens.

Ashley, LVN
During my Basic Life Support (BLS) class, I was given all of the necessary skills to be confident and not be afraid if ever one of my patients or family members collapses due to a heart condition, such as a heart attack. PDRE’s instructors and staff provide a very friendly, informative, humorous, interesting, and stress-free class that makes me want to personally refer all of my friends and family to do their CPR training at PDRE. Do not hesitate to try the best American Heart Association courses in the Desert Cities!
Karina, medical assistant and phlebotomist
As an elementary teacher who needed to be responsible for many students, I wanted to learn first aid basics and CPR in case I encounter a time when one of my students may either be choking, bleeding, seizes, faints, breaks a bone, sprains a muscle, becomes allergic, passes out, and experiences other first aid emergencies. Palm Desert Resuscitation Education’s first aid basics and CPR classroom course, which were held in our elementary school, was the perfect out-of-site learning setting to practice first aid basics and CPR for medical and injury emergencies. All of the staff and school employees are truly thankful and now self-assured to be able to provide possible practical first aid basics and CPR to our students, associates, friends or relatives. From my experience, Palm Desert Resuscitation Education quite honestly has the greatest, most efficient and personable instructors teaching top-of-the-line healthcare certification courses.
Gary, elementary teacher
Dr. Nuqui and his staff were truly amazing when I needed my BLS certification for my personal training business. He was very efficient and thorough with all of the course content and materials including the new guideline changes so that we are all up-to-date when it comes to performing effective CPR and step-by-step use of an AED. It was very easy to listen to him because he is not only a great instructor but is outgoing and personable. He really made the class enjoyable and easy to understand. I would definitely go back here for my BLS recertification.
Roel, personal trainer
Being a member of an exclusive golf club in the Palm Springs area, I was surprised by how much I learned in adult CPR and AED use, first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies during an exciting and educational course held by Dr. Nuqui and other instructors in our private Club House. You never know when someone needs help, especially when we are out in the golf course, and those minutes before the first responders get to our location can be vital. Thus, those important medical techniques that Dr. Nuqui presented to us clearly could possibly save one of our participant’s lives. I now feel very comfortable that our golf club members were trained the proper way and can respond to almost any medical emergency.
Pat, General Manager
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