CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions delivered
to victims thought to be in cardiac arrest. When cardiac arrest occurs, the heart stops pumping blood. CPR can help support
blood flow to the heart and brain until normal heart function is restored.
1. Heart attacks and strokes are life-and-death emergencies -
every second counts.
heart disease is America's No. 1 killer.
3. Stroke is No. 3 and is the leading cause of serious disability.
4. Choking and suffocation
are the most common causes of
preventable death in children under 1 year.
5. Without oxygen, the body's organs
begin to die with 4 - 6
6. Each year over 500,000 people in the United States die
heart attacks. Many of them could have been saved
with prompt CPR being administered.
The new CPR standards adopted in the winter of 2005 are the most user friendly to date. This updated training
is designed for audiences of all backgrounds and educational levels. CPR and First Aid training is now fun and affordable.
Most importantly, this training gives you the knowledge to help save a life.
Statistics provided by the American Heart Association, 2006