Why learn hands-only CPR?
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 receiving CPR from someone nearby.
According to the American Heart Association, about 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival.
Date: September 21, 2019
Time: RSVP online (8 AM – 11:30 AM – 30 minute sessions)
KCH Education Resource Center
Must sign up to attend, register online at the link below.
If you have any questions or concerns please call 740.393.9791 for assistance.