CPR certification might be required for your job and you need to know if an online class is proper. Maybe you just want to know what to do in case a loved one suffers sudden cardiac arrest. It could be that you're last CPR certification was from high school and you're wondering if it has changed much.
Below are some of the most common questions I hear about CPR certification. If your question isn't covered, contact me. I'll be happy to answer your question and add it to the list.
Some folks are reluctant to get CPR certified because they believe they could be sued if someone collapses near them and they don't do CPR. Do you have to do CPR if you are CPR certified?
Now the opposite question: Is the card all that important? Can you still do CPR if you don't have a CPR certification?
When the newest CPR guidelines were released by the American Heart Association, a reader asks what happens now? Do all the folks who just got CPR certified have to go back and take the class again?
For a few bucks and a computer, any number of web sites will let you print out an official-looking card, suitable for your wallet, proclaiming you certified in the basics of CPR. That's a great time-saver, but how valid are online CPR certifications?