Cardiac arrest is defined 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. To date, cardiac arrist is a leading cause of death. According to the CDC, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United State each year.
When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby. According to the American Heart Association, about 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. This is usually because no-one around them intiated CPR. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival.
You are registering for a coaching session which will walk you through how to physically perform and practice chest compressions and AED application for teens and adult victims. Participation in this session provides no implication of certification through the American Heart Association. If in need of CPR certification, please register for one of the certification courses. If the date/times of those courses are not convenient for your schedule, please contact us at info@Pulse-Keeers.com to schedule a better time.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.