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CPR Manikins

The manikins used in our First Aid and CPR courses are amongst the most realistic looking kind. We use two types of manikins: 1. Sani Man from Simulaids 2. CPR Prompt Our manikins offer the following benefits: 1. Realistic look and feel 2. Realistic head tilt and chin lift for practicing airway opening technique 3. [...]

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How To Relieve The Pain Of A Bee Sting Quickly

This post comes from personal experience after having been stung by a Yellow Jacket three summers ago. Being a First Aid/CPR instructor I knew what to do and quickly treated myself. Make a paste using Baking Soda and water and place it on the sting. Three summers ago while I was outside on my deck, [...]

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How To Treat A Second Degree Burn

The most common burn that requires medical attention is classified as a Second Degree Burn. A second degree burn involves the first two layers of skin and will often result in the skin turning white with varying amounts of blistering. In the home, this type of burn is generally caused by scalding hot water, minimal [...]

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How To Check If Your Child Broke His/Her Finger In Seconds And Without Them Knowing

If you suspect that your child injured his/her finger, depending on how old they are they may not let you examine it. No matter how many times you demand to see your child’s hand they will simply not let you. One thing I learned over the years teaching First Aid is that if a child [...]

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