In this recent post from the American Safety & Health Institute, they reiterate that “Songs and rhymes are often used in teaching because they stick.”
Educators and teachers have always used songs and phrases as a big support for students to retain information – so the knowledge is there when you NEED it.
For CPR, the Stayin’ Alive song is referenced because it has the correct speed of 100 compressions in 60 seconds. When YOU charged with adrenalin because you’re helping someone in an emergency, will this song pop into your memory? You BET it will. Thus, you’ll go the correct pace, neither too slow or too fast.
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