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In the United States, the two main providers of adult CPR instruction are the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. Each offers slightly different training, and the requirements for gaining certification... More »

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A person performing CPR should begin by making sure paramedics are on their way and the victim is in a safe location. The person performing it should then center his hands on the victim's chest and perform compressions a... More »

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Some companies that offer illustrated CPR instructions include When Seconds Count, Inc., School Nurse Supply and the Cardio First Angel Group. The first two companies sell instructive illustrated posters that educate peo... More »

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CPR certification guides are available for purchase through organizations such as the American Heart Association and the Red Cross. Users can access guides online at both the American Heart Association's website and the ... More »

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The American Red Cross offers free courses in CPR under certain circumstances. There are also local and online options for taking free CPR classes for both adults and children. More »

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There is typically a fee to take CPR certification classes, according to the American Red Cross website. The American Red Cross and the American Heart Association offer both online and local classes for CPR certification... More »

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If you fail the American Red Cross CPR test, you may be able to retake it; however, the conditions for a retake depend on the organization providing the test. Some organizations require participants who have failed the e... More »

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