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We are dedicated to bringing you the latest information on developments that impact our field. The National CPR Association blog is packed with useful information and trending news about the latest medical developments that impact you and your career.


We seek to educate and inform the public and health care professionals about news related to CPR/AED, Blood Borne Pathogens and First Aid. Our goal is providing you with an industry leading resource on not only items related to our training and certification, but also important lifesaving topics. We encourage our members to use social media to link to and share our stories.


Please check back often to see our additional blog updates. If you have a related topic that you would like to see us cover on the National CPR Association blog, please send us an email at support@nationalcprassociation.com.


Click below to read a few of our latest blog entries.

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs in Molecular Biology

Posted On August 30, 2017

The secret to curing breast cancer once and for all could lie in research from London – mutation tracking could mean earlier detection. Any victory, no matter how seemingly small it may be, is important when battling something as powerful and destructive as cancer. Each time a step forward is taken, it deserves to be recognized and celebrated. Over the Read more

Being even a Little Bilingual Makes you a Better Health Care Provider!

Posted On August 23, 2017

Speaking just a little Spanish could make a huge difference for many of your patients! Even when surrounded by the best nurses there are, being in the hospital can be a scary thing. The people you encounter are in need of help and comforting. Even under the best circumstances, a patient can feel helpless. Now imagine how much that can Read more

What’s the difference between ACLS and BLS?

Posted On August 16, 2017

Do you know the difference between ACLS and BLS? Is there a difference? Find out more in this article about both acronymic life saving techniques. In the most basic terms, the objective of both ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) are the same – learning the proper techniques to aid in saving the life of someone Read more

Medical Education Costs and Student Debt

Posted On August 10, 2017

Interested in entering the healthcare field? Whether you are considering becoming a Doctor, nurse, or technician, the costs of a medical education can be staggering. Not that long ago, Dr. Richard Gunderman published an article on The Health Care Blog detailing the story of 35 year old radiology resident, Melissa Chen, in her final year at UT San Antonio. Chen Read more
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