Do you want to learn how to possibly save a life? More than 300,000 people have cardiac arrests in the United States every year, sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of adult death in this country. Knowing how to administer CPR could be all the difference if you see a person suddenly collapse, lose consciousness, and stop breathing. The longer the body goes without circulation, the lower the chance of survival. The American Red Cross encourages people to take CPR/AED training to learn how to respond should someone suffer cardiac arrest.
Would you be surprised to learn that bystander CPR is done is less than half of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests? When people are asked why they would not give CPR, a very common answer is that they never received training. More than 85 percent of cardiac arrests take place at home, so be ready to help and become a heart saver!
American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, AED and First Aid classes are scheduled on a regular basis. Call (386) 310-1551 for details.