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Last Week of Free CPR Courses

Last Week of Free CPR Courses 

We’ve been teaching “Free CPR for the Community” courses the last 2 1/2 weeks of Feb., (9 so far) all over south Atlanta areas.  There’s just 1 more week left, and 8 more courses.   The last week of February Free CPR courses,

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American Heart Month is Also Free CPR month (February)

American Heart Month

This February will mark the 54th year of “American Heart Month”, which began as a joint resolution of Congress in 1963  It was accompanied by a declaration from Pres. Lyndon Johnson.  Newnan CPR provides Free CPR during American Heart MonthThe goal of American Heart Month is to take time to look at heart health,

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2017 Heartsaver CPR course Schedule (Jan.-Feb.)

Heartsaver CPR courses

Make 2017 the year that you Learn CPR !   Below is our Heartsaver CPR/AED course schedule.  Most cardiac arrests happen in the home or your workplace  –  not in the hospital.  Whether or not your co-worker or loved ones survive cardiac emergencies largely depends on how quickly someone begins CPR. 

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2017 BLS for Healthcare CPR classes (Jan.)

2017 Course Schedule Released

It’s now officially 2017, so we urge you to follow through on your New Years’ resolution to Learn CPR !  Whether or not having CPR skills is required by your employer – you need to learn CPR.   It might be you in a position to save a loved one suffering a cardiac arrest.  

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During CPR, Interruptions to Chest Compressions Decrease Survival Rates

This may lose a few non-technical people, with terms like “coronary perfusion pressure”, but bear with me.  This excellent video drives at the heart of what CPR is, why it’s so important to saving the life of a cardiac arrest victim, and why over the past 8 years chest compressions have increased in importance. 

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Free Atlanta-area CPR Training

The month of February, for the last 10 years, has been designated by our President as “American Heart Month”. We’re sure it will happen this year, also, as cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans.  More men (and women) die per year from heart disease/stroke/cardiac arrest than from all forms of cancer.

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AEDs save lives, by Philips (even with a recall)

AEDs save lives.  A person that suffers cardiac arrest really needs chest compressions started within 2 minutes, and ideally, an AED used to shock the heart within 5 minutes.  Each minute that defivrillation is delayed reduces the CA victim’s chance of survival by 7%-10%.    heartstart_onsite

 

EMS does a great job,

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