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Brothers invent outstanding CPR device

In CPR News, School Stories by Elizabeth Shaw3 Comments

You can tell that John and Christopher Di Capua are bright young men with  the ambition to help people and make CPR more efficient and effective. What started as a high school research project has now turned into a product with a purpose to save lives. CPR is a lifesaving skill, but oftentimes, people get tired, or there is only …

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Teen girls rescue drowning paddle boarder

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Three teenage girls noticed a paddle board floating on lake, and floating next to it, a man face down in the water. Jessie Page, Zoe Farrell, and Alexis Koester  jumped into the water and swam over to the man, unaware of whether he was alive. They thought he might have been floating for fun, but when they saw him face-down, …

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Plant High School Staff saves Student after Collapse on Race Track

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During a physical education test, a 16-year-old student dropped on the race track of Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. The first witness to the accident was Carrie Mahon, a coach of 12 years at the high school, notes that this is a first for her; she’s never seen a student fall over unresponsive before.  “We got on the radio …

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CPR Success: Teenage girl saves motorcyclist

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Help came just in time for a Minnesota motorcyclist. Liz Lindgren, a soft spoken but courageous student from Champlin Park High School, was driving with her family to her sister’s school. They were  going through a curve in the road when a motorcycle in front of them switched lanes, turned too quickly, and his muffler hit the ground. Liz said, “he …

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Student CPR Interviews with Teachers at Blaine High School in Minnesota

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We went out to Blaine High School, in Blaine, Minnesota, to talk to the teachers there about our free CPR program for high school students.  Minnesota recently made CPR a mandatory requirement for graduation from high school.  We set out to make sure that schools have a way to do CPR classes that is affordable and saves time.  Since our …

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Students and Faculty at Union High School talk about CPR program

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Visiting Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan gave us another chance to see our CPR program in action.  We were able to speak to some of the students and faculty that went through the program. If you have any questions about the program, or would like to get it into your high school, be sure to contact us.  Visit …

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Students and Faculty at Algoma Christian School talk about CPR program

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When we visited Algoma, we got some very good interviews.  So good that it was hard to cut the video down, just like the interview video we did with Creative Technologies Academy.  I managed to get it to a little over 10 minutes.  It’s full of great material with the students and faculty talking about our program. If you have …

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Students and Faculty at Creative Technologies Academy talk about CPR Program

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We went out to Creative Technologies Academy in Cedar Springs, Michigan to talk to the students and faculty about our free Student CPR program.  Both students and faculty echoed what we’ve been hearing at each school visit we make: this is a great program and CPR is not only a great skill to have, but also a confidence builder. Here …