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Learn this important -- and potentially life-saving -- skill for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

When

Oct 08, 2014
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-256-2000

Description

Project Heart Start Video

Learn to perform hands-only CPR through this free class.

About Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest kills more than 300,000 people in the United States every year, which accounts for about one in every six deaths nationwide.

Many of these deaths could have been prevented if those close by had been aware of a few simple, lifesaving steps.

The New CPR

If an adult suddenly collapses, the new CPR requires the rescuer to call 911 and then compress the chest at 100 compressions per minute.

The great thing about compression-only CPR is there is no more fumbling around trying to find a pulse, no rescue (mouth‐to‐mouth) breathing, and no complicated sequences to remember. It is easy to learn and, more importantly, easy to remember.

CPR Certification

The class doesn't provide CPR certification.

If certification is needed, the standard four-hour course is necessary.

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Price

Free