Friends & Family TrainingAnyone can do CPR or First AidAges 5+ can attend!
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death.
•During sudden cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby.
• About 90% of people who suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest die because they don’t receive immediate CPR..
•70% of Americans feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they don’t know how to administer CPR or they’re afraid of hurting the victim.
BE THE DIFFERENCE FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE.
If you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love: a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend.
• 80% of sudden cardiac arrests happen in private or residential settings.
• Unfortunately, only 41% of people who experience a cardiac arrest get the immediate help they need before emergency help arrives.
• Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for sudden cardiac arrest at home, at work or in public. It can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival.