The Lend a Hand, Save a Life CPR Challenge seeks to educate Pennsylvanians on how to respond to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a leading killer of Americans. When a teen or adult has a sudden cardiac arrest, survival depends on getting CPR from someone nearby. Immediate CPR from a bystander can double or triple the chance of survival.
The campaign is a call to action to EMS providers, health educators, and community leaders to teach the general public about sudden cardiac arrest and educate 250,000 people across the Commonwealth in bystander CPR, with the overall goal of improving survival rates for out of hospital sudden cardiac arrest.
The campaign will run through May 26, 2013. Collaborative partners include: American Heart Association, Pennsylvania Bureau of EMS and Pennsylvania HeartRescue Project.
WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE OUR GOAL!
After your training, please be sure to complete the tracking form below to track your number of trainees.
THERE WILL BE PRIZES!
Incentives will be distributed at a closing award ceremony to the top groups who reach the most people.
Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location do not survive because they do not receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. Your trainings can dramatically improve response time and save countless lives. Thank you.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
HeartRescue Project Community Education Coordinator