CPR Chicks Blog

Helpful tips,resources and CPR class reviews  to help you be prepared in a time of emergency.

CPR IN THE PARK!

CPR IN THE PARK!

What a great place to learn! These are moms, daughters, babysitters, nurses, hygenists and gym trainers all practicing high quality compressions and how to respond confidently & quickly! These are the game changers in an emergency. It's a rewarding and powerful...

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CPR Class for Security Team at Hotel del Coronado

CPR Class for Security Team at Hotel del Coronado

Revolving classes all day at the Hotel del Coronado, ready for summer! The security team is confident and ready to act quickly in an emergency.  Did you know that because the Hotel Del Coronado is such a tourist attraction , the majority of emergencies that occur on...

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Mommy and Me CPR Class

Mommy and Me CPR Class

This MOMMY gave herself a Mother's Day Gift of learning life-saving skills for her family! Happy Mother's Day Ashley! She and her husband felt "SO EMPOWERED" after class, you can see the joy in their faces! When I first arrived, she shared that she has a fear of her...

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What if I’m alone and choking

What if I’m alone and choking

We cover how to provide choking relief for infants, children and adults in every class we give. We can all relate to a scary moment of witnessing someone in trouble with an obstructed airway or perhaps a child swallowing something whole (like a grape)! Hopefully, they...

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San Diego CPR Class for Scripps Pediatric Dentistry

San Diego CPR Class for Scripps Pediatric Dentistry

Learning HIGH QUALITY COMPRESSIONS at SCRIPPS PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY GROUP! CPR CHICKS had such a good time with Dr. Jossein Shahangian and staff brushing up on some basics, reinforcing that muscle memory and always learning a new trick or two! Like, what's the...

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CPR Class for Harbor Island West Marina

CPR Class for Harbor Island West Marina

The salty crew at Harbor Island West Marina in San Diego are ready to open back up to summertime boaters! These folks are proudly certified in the updated CPR and AED guidelines! With 620 boat slips, a pool, jacuzzi, and one of the few full service fuel docks in San...

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CPR Class for Meeks Orthodontics

CPR Class for Meeks Orthodontics

Congratulations to the spirited leprechauns in Dr James Meeks Orthodontist office for a successful class in Basic Life Saving skills! This lovely group has a 1st time mommy and grandma-to-be in here!  Dr. Meeks of Ladera Ranch planned the class a few months early, in...

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CPR Class for Pauba Orthodontics in Temecula

CPR Class for Pauba Orthodontics in Temecula

Dr. Dhanesh Pore of Pauba Orthodontics in Temecula and his awesome staff knocked it out of the park with their newly recertified CPR/AED/ CHOKING RELIEF SKILLS! Did you know that jaw ache is one of the possible symptoms for heart attack that is much more common in...

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Women Vs Heart Disease

Women Vs Heart Disease

Heart Disease is still the number 1 killer in Women and, since March is the month to celebrate Women, I thought it’d be a good idea to remind you of the not-so-obvious signs and symptoms of Heart Attack in women. Factors like stress, high blood pressure, uncontrolled...

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Healthy Heart Eating

Healthy Heart Eating

Even though I’m kinda over the many diet options going around, in honor of February-Heart-Month, I must give a shout out to the Mediterranean “Diet” because it’s not a diet at all! It’s the ultimate heart-healthy eating style, evolved over centuries by people living...

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February is Heart Month!

February is Heart Month!

Cardiovascular – related deaths are on the rise over the Pandemic year according to a January 2021 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. JAMA Cardiology confirmed the same news in an Aug 2020 published study noting that heart attack...

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The Importance of Infant CPR

The Importance of Infant CPR

This is why we love teaching Mommy and Me Classes! Bill Schammert, a local news reporter for KOLN-TV in Lincoln, Neb recounts how he almost lost his infant son. Bill and his wife were taking their son to get a check up when they noticed he was turning purple in his...

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CPR Class for Partners with Industry

CPR Class for Partners with Industry

CPR CHICKS was honored to certify Partners with Industry (PWI) in the AHA Heartsaver course.  PWI's mission is to create opportunities for adults with disabilities to enter the workforce in San Diego County.  They provide vocational assessment as well as job...

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Things You Can Do To Help Maximize Your Flu Shot

Things You Can Do To Help Maximize Your Flu Shot

Hey, it’s already the end of October! If you haven’t already done so, get your flu shot this week. The CDC recommends getting it by the end of October for maximum efficacy. “It takes about two weeks from the time you receive your flu vaccine for your body to develop...

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Pomegranates: Superfood for Your Heart

Pomegranates: Superfood for Your Heart

Ahhhh yeahhhh, bring on Fall! I am SO ready to turn the oven back on and start baking, roasting and cooking up some of the deep, rich produce this season brings! For the next little while, we’re going to bring you some great recipes, featuring fall harvest fruits or...

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Don’t Underestimate Magnesium

Don’t Underestimate Magnesium

Did you know that Magnesium helps keep your heart rhythm healthy?  When you hear Calcium, you think bones right? You may also know that Potassium helps muscles. According to an article from Everyday Health, Magnesium is essential for a ton of biochemical reactions in...

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Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib or AF) is the most common Arrhythmia amongst Americans and can lead to increased risk of stroke and sudden cardiac death. Symptoms can include any one or more of the following: Chest pain, heart palpitations (pounding, racing, noticeable...

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Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

It comes as no surprise that we need social support for our well-being, the benefits are endless. Simply put, friendships help reduce anxiety and stress. According to Julianne Holt-Lunstad, professor of psychology and neuroscience at BYU, “Being around trusted others,...

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COVID-19 and administering CPR

COVID-19 and administering CPR

In these crazy times of COVID-19, CPR remains a vital life-saving technique when someone experiences cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is an electrical malfunction that causes the heart to stop beating unexpectedly resulting in the victim becoming unresponsive with no...

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Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging increases levels of the “love hormone” oxytocin, which is beneficial for stress levels, heart health, and more. A 20-second hug reduces the harmful physical effects of stress, including its impact on your blood pressure and heart I A 10-second hug a day may...

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CPR Chicks Company Info - CPR Classes in San Diego County, Los Angeles and Orange County

Founded by 2 dynamic professional women committed to empowering students with life-saving skills while having fun doing it! We understand the demands of everyday life and strive to make our classes convenient and easy to learn. We will come to you in your office, organization, church or home with our training tools and know how. Our class curriculum conforms to current AHA guidelines. We guarantee you will leave our class confident with the skills necessary to effectively administer CPR, AED, and Choking Relief techniques for adult, child, and infant.

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