Learn Compression-Only CPR, FREE!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Do YOU know what to do in case you see someone collapse? Chest-Compression-Only CPR has been shown to be 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.

Research has shown that calling 911 followed by administering continuous-chest-compression CPR is the single most effective way to increase the chance of survival for cases of sudden cardiac arrest in adults.

What: A free demonstration of Continuous-Chest-Compression CPR 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.

When: Wednesday, April 8, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: University Medical Center, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

To find DuVal Auditorium, go to the UMC main lobby and look for the sign, “Be a Lifesaver.”

For directions and more information, please call the UA Sarver Heart Center,  (520) 626-1232.

Please note:
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.