Paramedic Seeks to Save Lives with Free Training

Everyone knows that taking a CPR class is a good idea, but nobody seems to have the time. Now you can learn CPR without leaving home.

Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) September 23, 2008 -- High quality video-based CPR training is now being offered for free to anyone with Internet access at

According to statistics provided by the American Heart Association, about 75 to 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home. Knowing what to do in the case of an emergency could mean the difference between life and death for a loved one.

Now Roy Shaw, a licensed paramedic and co-founder of, is determined to make this life saving training available to anyone who is willing to take the time to learn. According to Roy, “No price can be placed on the value of a life. The Internet is helping us break down the barriers that exist with classroom training.” Upon completing the program, Morgan Schäaf, a C.N.A. from Jacksonville, FL, wrote, "I found the training much more interesting and plausible than the traditional classroom experience. I''m going to recommend this to everybody I know!"

The training that ProCPR provides covers a wide range of life-saving skills for adults, children, and infants. The topics covered in the training program include rescue breathing, how to use an AED, treating a choking victim, and CPR for cardiac arrest victims.

To begin learning CPR at no cost, willing participants should visit and click the “Video Review” option to immediately immerse themselves in nearly an hour of dynamic, paramedic taught training videos. An optional multiple-choice test follows the training, allowing students to gauge their retention of the information. follows a curriculum meeting all AHA suggested training guidelines and strictly adheres to the latest ILCOR/ECC guidelines. ProCPR also sells an acceptable form of CPR certification for health care providers who require a certification card for their jobs. CPR and First Aid Certification cards are also available for teachers, daycare providers, factory workers, and other lay rescuers. A multiple-choice test is administered, followed by a brief manikin demonstration for the hands-on component for individuals seeking certification.

About ProCPR, LLC:

ProCPR is an accredited CPR certification program that has certified more than 130,000 students across the United States and internationally. ProCPR is designed to meet the needs and demands of busy health care professionals.