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CPR FACTS

 - If the heart stops pumping, it is known as a cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs – is a leading cause of death.

 

 - Each year, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States.

 

 - When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby. Almost 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. CPR, especially if performed in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest, can double or triple a person’s chance of survival.

 - If someone does not perform CPR, the survival chances of a victim will decrease 7% in every single minute of delay.

 

 - Within 5 – 6 minutes after a victim has experienced cardiac arrest and within that time span, no CPR is performed, followed by defibrillation, the victim might further suffer from brain death crisis.

 - CPR is not only meant for resuscitating a victim of cardiac arrest. 7 million people, including children and adults suffer disabling injuries every year in their homes or within similar environments. This is caused by accidents that might require the use of CPR.

 

 - In the United States, someone dies because of a combination of accidents and heart attacks, every 34 seconds.

 

 - 45% heart attacks occur amongst people under 65 years of age.

 - 1 in 6 men and 1 in 8 women, above 45 years of age have had stroke or heart attack.

     This certified course is for anyone who wants to respond to a variety of health care emergencies, such as stroke, heart attack, choking, breathing emergencies for infants, children and adults. CPR is a combination of techniques, including chest compressions and ventilations, designed to pump the heart to get blood circulating and deliver oxygen to the brain.

CURRICULUM

- Learn to recognize signs of heart attacks, cardiac arrest, choking, absence of breathing and shock.


 - CPR:

30 Compressions, 2 breaths, 5 times, recheck vitals, repeat.


 - Conscious/Unconscious Choking 

 - Rescue Breathing:

1 breath every 5 seconds (Adults)

1 breath every 3 seconds (Children & Infants)


 - 2 year American Heart (AHA) or Red Cross (ARC) certification.

Ask to pair with AED and First Aid!