Red Cross Stories : First Aid and CPR (Page 2)

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First Aid and CPR

Canadian Red Cross launches first aid app

September 11, 2013 - In honour of World First Aid Day, which is celebrated annually on the second Saturday in September, the Canadian Red Cross has launched an innovative first aid mobile application.

Keeping children safe with first aid and CPR

August 26, 2013 - When it comes to emergency situations, children are among the most vulnerable.

Water safety training benefits people every day

August 08, 2013 - Thousands of people throughout Canada will be heading to swimming pools, ocean beaches, lake shores and flowing rivers in order to take a dip and cool off this summer season.

Tips for staying cool and comfortable in the summer heat

August 08, 2013 - Canada may be known as the Great White North, but that doesn't mean the nation misses out on summer heatwaves just like much of the rest of the world.

What are common first aid and CPR emergencies during the summer?

August 08, 2013 - The following are the most common first aid and CPR emergencies that occur during the warmer months of the year. By having a greater awareness of how frequently these incidents occur, Canadians can better respond to the needs of people impacted by them.

Trained to save a life

July 25, 2013 - Last February, Christine Morin gave her nine-month-old Louis a piece of apple to teeth on, hoping it would sooth his sore gums. Instead, he choked and the apple completely blocked his airway. Thankfully, Christine is a first aid instructor for the Canadian Red Cross and knew just what to do

Wilderness first aid and CPR tips for summer

June 17, 2013 - With the Wilderness and Remote First Aid course offered by the Red Cross, you can acquire greater knowledge that will benefit you immensely, especially if you're planning to be outdoors for an extended length of time.

Four first aid and CPR programs offered by the Red Cross

April 29, 2013 - If you're eager to learn more about responding to emergencies, consider these four first aid and CPR courses offered by the Canadian Red Cross to get started.

First aid trainer shares her story

April 25, 2013 - For one first aid trainer, the abilities she gained through her involvement with the Canadian Red Cross helped make a difference in the life of someone in need.

Queen's University raises awareness of the importance of first aid and CPR

April 12, 2013 - How important is first aid and CPR to Canadians? In Kingston, Ontario, young people at the Queen's University campus celebrated Canadian Red Cross Awareness Week in March by encouraging people to get certified in first aid and CPR.