Learn Compression-Only CPR

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

EVENT: Do YOU know what to do in case of cardiac arrest?

A free training class of Continuous-Chest-Compression CPR for the public with hands-on training on life-like mannequins. Experienced and specially trained medical students will be available to walk you through the necessary steps and answer your questions. Presented by University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

Chest-Compression-Only CPR or Hands-Only CPR, as the American Heart Association calls it, is an easier and more efficient way to help a victim of cardiac arrest. Developed right here in Tucson at the Sarver Heart Center, the technique has been endorsed by the American Heart Association. Chest-Compression-Only CPR is easy to learn, easy to remember and easy to perform. There is no need for mouth-to-mouth breathing.

Experienced and specially trained medical students will be available to walk you through the necessary steps and answer your questions. Presented by University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

DATE: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, 5:30 p.m. until approx. 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: DuVal Auditorium, University Medical Center (UMC),
1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724

FEE: No fee

REGISTRATION/MORE INFORMATION: No pre-registration necessary. This is not a certification class. Participants will receive a letter stating that they completed the training. Free parking is available in UMC’s patient/visitor parking garage. For directions and more information, please call the UA Sarver Heart Center at 520-626-1232.