Bystander CPR

Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month – Feb 2023

This February is the 60th year of “American Heart Month”.  In February, we concentrate efforts on the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.   This started with President Lyndon Johnson Dec. 20, 1963, and has carried forward each year since. Newnan CPR proclaimed in 2013 we would offer “Free Hands-Only CPR” …

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LifeVac

Child with Down’s Syndrome Saved from Choking Death – LifeVac

LifeVac is a fairly new device invented to help prevent choking deaths.  Particularly helpful when abdominal thrusts (or Heimlich Maneuver) not effective.  LifeVac uses suction at the airway, rather than upward pressure at the diaphragm, to dislodge foreign bodies in the airway. On Nov. 23rd, a 3-year old child with Down’s Syndrome at the “Exit …

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7 Steps to a Healthy Heart

February 2018 Free CPR Classes for American Heart Month

February 2018 will be the 55th year of “American Heart Month”, a month to focus on the leading cause of the death in The U.S.,   This started back in Dec. 1963, when a joint resolution of Congress requested that all Presidents proclaim Feb. as American Heart Month, which Pres. Johnson did on Dec. 30th, 1963, …

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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, non-certification, are Feb. 20th through Feb 25th. …

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Newnan CPR February Free CPR courses

February Free CPR Courses – All South Atlanta areas

February Free CPR courses To celebrate American Heart Month (that’s the entire month of February,   http://bit.ly/2knQZTQ ),  Newnan CPR is again offering February Free CPR courses, non-certification, to our communities.   In 15 locations, dates/times during the month.   We’ll teach the American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR course for free (non-certification)  this month …

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Free CPR in February

Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February)

American Heart Month Again we are doing Free CPR training during American Heart Month (February).  2018 marks year 55 of “American Heart Month”, which began as a joint resolution of Congress in 1963.  It was accompanied by a declaration from Pres. Lyndon Johnson, stating the goal  of American Heart Month is to take time to look …

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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.  Please call …

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Free Hands-Only CPR Training in Feb.

It’s February, which is American Heart Month – a month set aside to focus on the #1 killer of Americans – yes, more people in the U.S. die from Cardiovascular disease (both men and women) than from any other health problem or disease. The first American Heart Month was Feb. 1964, so this is 53rd …

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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. Johnson recognized even then the …

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Free Hands-Only CPR “Halloween-Style”

Learn CPR on Halloween Day (twice) We’re not trying to confuse anyone, but we’re having two big events the same day, both in Newnan, and both on Halloween Day. First, at UWG-Newnan, we’re having a Halloween CPR (BLS) certification class, which costs $40 for folks that wear a Halloween costume.   Treats for all, prize for best …

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Hands-Only CPR

Atlanta – Hands-Only CPR Tour This Weekend

The American Heart Association and WellPoint Foundation are bringing the “Stayin Alive Hands-Only CPR mobile tour to Atlanta, this Saturday, Sept. 20.  In conjunction with the Heart Walk, to be held at Centennial Olympic Park, the AHA instructors will be showing people free CPR, also teaching people to dance like John Travolta  🙂 The Hands-Only …

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Newnan CPR Training – “Cafeteria Style”

5 classes in one day, at one location  (Sat.  July 12, 2014) Let’s say you need some type of training, like First Aid or CPR, or Healthcare Provider CPR – but the class you need isn’t the class offered?  At least on Sat. July 12, we’ve got a solution for that. You just need a …

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Unconscous Lady saved on flight using “Video CPR”

Experts believe chest-compressions only are easy enough to learn by most folks in 10 minutes or less.  That’s one of the reasons that  “Hands-Only CPR” has gotten so much support.  That’s also why we try to have “Sidewalk CPR”, just to show folks how to do chest compressions.     Here’s where a man helped save …

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Kindergarten child suffers heart failure – how did it end?

It is so scary to think of a 5-year old having cardiac arrest or heart failure.  What happened last week when the boy had heart failure at school?    I don’t want to shock anyone, but there’s usually only 2 outcomes, please pick one: 1)  School officials call 911,  EMS shows up in 5-8 minutes and …

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