General Information

Updated:Apr 16,2014

The American Heart Association provides resources to help you get training started in your community.

General Information

Community CPR Managers

This dedicated team helps community groups, organizations and companies implement community CPR training programs using CPR Anytime® (opens new window), Infant CPR Anytime® and Family & Friends® CPR.

To speak with a Community CPR Manager, please call 1-877-AHA-4CPR and ask to be connected to the Community CPR Manager in your area.

This dedicated team helps community groups, organizations and companies implement community CPR training programs using CPR Anytime® (opens new window), Infant CPR Anytime® and Family & Friends® CPR.

To speak with a Community CPR Manager, please call 1-877-AHA-4CPR and ask to be connected to the Community CPR Manager in your area.

Are you interested in starting a CPR Anytime community program, but need help funding your initiative?  The Community CPR Managers can provide funding ideas and sample documents to help seek financial assistance. 

CPR Anytime Facilitator Guide (opens new window PDF)
This guide is a resource for those who want to facilitate large groups of CPR Anytime users.  

Heartsaver Hero Award
Are you a survivor of sudden cardiac arrest? Have you saved a life by performing CPR? We want to hear from you — help us spread the word that CPR saves lives! Submit your story using our online form and we can spread the word on our website. 

Free resources around Hands-Only™ CPR help you learn and pass on this lifesaving information. The Beat (opens new window) is a free, online, interactive website designed to teach teens about the simple steps to save a life via games, music, videos and prizes. Also, See below for sample plans around First Aid, Emergency Treatment and Administration of Medication for Students.


MERPS Sample Plan One

MERPS Sample Plan Two

Q & A for MERPS (PDF)

MERPS Scientific Statement - Reprint (PDF)