Most Americans feel helpless during a cardiac emergency. Would you, a family member or friend know what to do if you saw some suddenly collapse? Increase your confidence and reduce your fears and hesitation during an emergency by being trained in Hands-Only CPR
Hands-Only CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) or CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing is an easy and effective technique to use when an adult suddenly collapses and encourages all bystanders, trained or untrained, to do something.
Join Chester County Hospital, local Fire Companies and CPR Instructors and be trained in Hands-Only CPR at locations all across Chester County, PA. Recurring 45 minute interactive sessions will be held throughout this program's time-frame.
You will also receive training on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (or AED). An AED is used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. It's a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, medical device that can analyze the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, deliver an electrical shock, or defibrillation, to help the heart re-establish an effective rhythm.
Registration is required. Please Register Online or Call 610-738-2300.
Take the Manikin Challenge!
Chester County Hospital’s Cardiovascular Committee for CV Outreach stops time and movement for three minutes in their “Manikin Challenge.” The video goes through the steps of what to do after someone collapses suddenly. The challenge is meant to raise awareness about the hospital’s free Hands-Only CPR training classes.
The challenge is taking place throughout the month of February in honor of American Heart Month. To join in the challenge, register for a free Hands-Only CPR training session. Once you’ve registered, share the video below on Facebook and challenge your friends and family. You can also join the challenge by following Chester County Hospital on Facebook.