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Join the Nation of Lifesavers

You could be the difference between life and death for someone experiencing a cardiac event. Be ready to act by learning CPR.

Teach your friends and family CPR at home

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Learn and practice CPR at home with CPR Anytime®. The AHA’s Adult & Child CPR Anytime® Kit contains everything you need to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED awareness, and choking relief in about 20 minutes.

Learn Infant CPR

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Cardiac arrest can happen anytime anywhere. If a child or infant’s heart stops, you should provide immediate CPR - compressions with breaths - until help arrives. By learning the skills of CPR and choking relief you can be better prepared to save a life.

Learn Hands-Only CPR in 60 Seconds

CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival! Watch this video to learn the 2 easy steps of Hands-Only CPR.

Walk to save lives

Join us at your local Heart Walk to learn more about CPR and help support our mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

Join Damar Hamlin in joining the Nation of Lifesavers

National Ambassador for the Nation of Lifesavers Damar Hamlin, a pro football player and cardiac arrest survivor, encourages everyone to learn CPR.

CPR Resources and Support

Explore our library of CPR resources, including instructional videos, articles, and the latest guidelines.

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack

People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not the same. Learn the differences between Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack and remember that fast action can save lives.

Check out our playlist of songs between 100 and 120 beats per minute

The American Heart Association has teamed up with the Elevance Health Foundation to teach Americans how to perform Hands-Only CPR. All songs in our 'Don't Drop the Beat' playlist are between 100 - 120 beats per minute, the same rate at which you should perform compressions when administering CPR.