In the U.S. CPR certification lasts two years. You must renew your CPR certification every two years according to the American Heart Association. Our CPR training courses below can be used as refresher training or for first-time trainees. Our online CPR course takes approximately 90-120 minutes. Our DIY classroom CPR training kit takes 90-120 minutes, however, if more in-depth instruction is necessary it can take as long as necessary.
Brain damage can occur within 4 to 6 minutes after a person starts choking. (Source: Healthfinder.gov)
You should never utilize a tourniquet to control blood flow unless the victim has lost a limb or experienced a similar extreme emergency. (Source: NASD).
In the last phases of hypothermia, the victim may feel as if they are too hot and start to undress themselves. This condition is called paradoxical undressing. (Source: NSC).