WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU WERE CPR TRAINED?

CPR training is one of the most valuable life saving skills anyone could possess.  When I was living in Chile in the late 90s, I had to give CPR to my neighbor who was electrocuted in her shower and unfortunately was never resuscitated.  There was however some comfort knowing that everything that could have [...]

By |2020-02-20T20:35:44+00:00February 20th, 2020|Certifications|0 Comments

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO IN A DISASTER?

Several years ago  I joined my local community's CERT.  If you haven't heard about CERT, it's FEMA's affiliated volunteer Community Emergency Response Team.  CERT teams are found all over the U.S. and similar programs have been copied even in China.  Any regular citizen can join and get certified.  Where I live in Huntington Beach, [...]

By |2019-11-20T13:17:24+00:00November 20th, 2019|Certifications|0 Comments

LIFEGUARDING CERTIFICATION INVOLVES A LOT OF JUMPING IN WATER

I did something today I should have done when I was 16.  No... not ask out that girl in my biology class.  I tried that and it didn't work.  No, today I became a certified Lifeguard.  It's always been on my bucket list.  I wanted to know all the moves and entries in the [...]

By |2019-11-15T07:54:16+00:00November 10th, 2019|Certifications|0 Comments