Author Archives: Capt. Rob

About Capt. Rob

40+ years of medical experience 10+ years security experience

May is STOP THE BLEED® Awareness Month

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The following article is from HSI.  Very important information about why it is important to understand how to react quickly in response to a major bleeding event! “May is STOP THE BLEED® Awareness Month Emergency Care The annual STOP THE BLEED® national awareness campaign takes place every May. It highlights the need for everyone to be trained in life-saving emergency… Read more »

Hands Only CPR

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Nearly every class I teach or presentation I make on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, someone asks about the “new change to Hands-only CPR.” Hands-only CPR is a rather new technique for anyone untrained in regular CPR.  Medicine and science continue to advance ways to improve the chances of survival.  Full CPR (chest compressions and breathing) remains the most effective way to help… Read more »

What is the real cost of taking shortcuts in your health, safety, and security training?

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The real cost is likely undetermined.  It all depends on IF something happens and What was taught.  Of course there are other factors such as whether the student understood the content. When I worked in the hospital, all the students in my class had a very real chance of being called to perform CPR.  As I wound down to my… Read more »