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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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February is American Heart Month! (Free CPR month, too)

If you can remember back to Dec. 1963 (I think I was crawling then) – Pres. Lyndon Johnson named February 1964 as the first “American Heart Month” in the U.S.   A month to look at the #1 killer of men in the U.S. at that time – cardiovascular disease.   Pres.

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Heart Attack Facts, and Heart Disease Information

Heart Disease Facts from CDC (Centers for Disease Control)

About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. More than half of the deaths due to heart disease in 2009 were in men.

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Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest?

Heart attack or cardiac arrest?

A heart attack can be considered a circulation problem and occurs when the blood supply to the heart is either reduced or completely cut off.  This can occur because of a blood clot or a narrowing of the arteries. 

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Casino – a Great Place to Have Cardiac Arrest

One of the best cardiac arrest survival rates in the U.S. consistently is casinos, like Reno, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, etc.

Why?  Well, it starts with all staff trained in CPR, and multiple AEDs in every casino (some since early 90’s).  Most areas of a casino are under camera coverage with people actually watching security cameras. 

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Heart Attack Information

Heart Attack Facts  Chest Pains

Knowing the facts about the leading cause of death in the United States can help empower you to make smarter heart health decisions and could even help save your life or the lives of the ones you love.

 

More info and facts on heart attack in U.S.

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Cough CPR

Cough CPR – as the email goes (yea, I know you got it, too), “it’s 4:17 pm, you’re driving alone, and start experiencing severe chest pain that radiates out into your arm. You’re five miles from the hospital, so take a deep breath and cough every 2 seconds,

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