Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
EVENT:Do YOU know what to do in case of cardiac arrest?
A free training class of Chest-Compression-Only CPR for the public with hands-on training on life-like mannequins. Experienced and specially trained medical students will walk you through the necessary steps and answer your questions. Presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.
Chest-Compression-Only CPR is an easy, efficient way to help a victim of cardiac arrest. Developed in Tucson at the UA Sarver Heart Center, 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 and administering continuous chest compressions is the most effective way to increase the chance of survival of sudden cardiac arrest in adults.
DATE: SATURDAY, JAN. 8, 10:45 A.M. TO NOON.
LOCATION: DuVal Auditorium, University Medical Center (UMC),
1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson
REGISTRATION/MORE INFORMATION: No pre-registration necessary. RSVP to (520) 626-2901. Free parking is available in UMC’s patient/visitor parking garage.
FEE: No fee
IMPORTANT: Participants will receive a confirmation stating that they completed the training, but this is not a certification class.
NOTE: Interested, but can’t make it this month? Please visit www.heart.arizona.edu (Be A Lifesaver link) for information on upcoming training sessions and toview a six-minute training video.