Author Archives: Jennipher Wilson

Job Application CPR Instructor

We are currently accepting applications for a CPR Instructor.  Please review the job description and if interested, complete the online job application. CPR INSTRUCTOR/TRAINER – Current American Heart Association instructors who are looking for a decent side hustle should apply. If you have a current BLS or HeartSaver provider card, we can train you to […]

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: Avoiding, recognizing and treating heat related emergencies.

During a football team’s 2-hour practice in late August, the coach has defense running sprints without rest breaks for the last 20 minutes of practice. One of the players suddenly falls to the ground. He has extremely hot skin, is sweating, and appears disoriented. What would you do? This scenario can happen at any outdoor […]

World EMS Expo, Nashville, TN

One of the core values from our mission statement at Vital Education and Supply, Inc. reads: VES believes that the commitment to frequent and repetitive life-saving training strengthens the community and work force. The follow up statement reads: VES believes that the above statement cannot be true without continuous research, observance and improvement of medical […]

Emergency Tourniquets and the Lay-Rescuer

“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.” This sage quote by ancient author, Saint Augustine, perfectly describes the mind-set of the American Heart Association’s guidelines for lay-rescuer tourniquet use in the last 10 years. Now, the 2010 guidelines are allowing tourniquet use to be part of the curriculum once more, in moderation, of course! Documented […]